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Secure WLAN

End-to-End Wireless LAN Security

Fortinet’s Secure WLAN is a comprehensive, flexible end-to-end wireless LAN security solution that incorporates wireless and wired access, security, authentication, switching and management to help you adjust to the new demands for speed and security being put on your enterprise network.

Flexible Deployment Options

You have the flexibility to choose between thick and thin access points (APs), managed by the integrated wireless controller in FortiGate network security platform, delivering comprehensive, proven threat management and policy enforcement. Fortinet's unique approach allows you to integrate security for your wired and wireless networks quickly and easily. You can manage all policies from a 'single pane of glass' management console, improving protection while simplifying your network.

Fortinet’s wireless security solution consists of three components:

Wireless Controller - FortiGate

The FortiGate network security platform acts as a wireless controller for FortiAP Thin Access Points, while providing firewall, VPN, intrusion prevention, application control, web filtering and many other security and network capabilities. There are FortiGate platforms to meet the requirements of any network, from small businesses to large enterprises and service providers.

Thin AP - FortiAP

FortiAP Thin Wireless Access Points are cost-effective IEEE 802.11ac and 802.11n “Thin” APs that provide Integrated Network Security and WiFi client access. The range of FortiAPs includes models for indoor, outdoor and remote installation. The FortiAP series utilizes industry-leading wireless LAN technology, providing client access in both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz spectrum, with 802.11ac models supporting a maximum association rate of up to 1,300 Mbps per radio. Learn More on Thin AP Products.

Thick AP - FortiWiFi

FortiWiFi Thick Access Points Security Appliances are a single unit that integrates wireless AP capabilities into the FortiGate Network Security Platform, making it ideal for small and medium business, distributed enterprise or branch office deployments. Each FortiWiFi provides secure access to both the wired and wireless LAN, as well as various WAN connections, in a cost-effective device. Learn More on Thick AP Products.

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FortiPlanner Planning Utility

Download the FortiPlanner WLAN Planning Tool to assess and plan your secure Wi-Fi deployment designed specifically for your network.

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Two factors made it a clear decision for us to partner with Fortinet. The company has developed a strong reputation and market leadership for its security platform and breadth of products that can meet the varied needs of enterprises, service providers and carriers. This, together with our proven track record of providing high quality, cost-effective network services means the partnership is good for both companies and our clients across the globe.

Steve Joubert
Group Executive Global Solutions
Dimension Data