Fortinet Wins “Best Places to Work” Award from Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – May 8, 2015 - Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions, today announced that the company was given a 2015 “Best Places to Work” award by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times. The awards are presented based on feedback from employees on how their companies create opportunities for development and career growth, as well as how employers demonstrate to workers that they are valued. Fortinet was presented with its award at a ceremony in San Francisco in mid-April.

“Our employees have spoken – working at Fortinet is a great way to get recognized for hard work, and to gain support for your personal path to success,” said Amanda Mallow, vice president of human resources at Fortinet. “Our ‘Best Places to Work’ award tells the world why Fortinet employees stay with us and thrive over the long term. We’re committed to building a rich learning environment for all our employees, and ensure they have the chance to advance. But we also focus on a healthy life-work balance, offering flexible work schedules and unlimited vacation time. It all adds up to a workforce that’s excited to team up for the long haul and drive results.”

The 2015 Best Places to Work award competition determines company rankings via online surveys that are sent directly to employees by Quantum Workplace. Winning companies prioritize culture and values that drive employee engagement.

In line with the company’s revenue and market share growth, Fortinet has also significantly expanded its workforce over the past year. Globally, the company has increased its headcount by more than 24 percent year-over-year, while it has expanded its employee base by 35 percent year-over-year in its Sunnyvale headquarters office.

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About Fortinet

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) protects the most valuable assets of some of the largest enterprise, service provider and government organizations across the globe. The company's fast, secure and global cyber security solutions provide broad, high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT infrastructure. They are strengthened by the industry's highest level of threat research, intelligence and analytics. Unlike pure-play network security providers, Fortinet can solve organizations' most important security challenges, whether in networked, application or mobile environments - be it virtualized/cloud or physical. More than 210,000 customers worldwide, including some of the largest and most complex organizations, trust Fortinet to protect their brands. Learn more at, the Fortinet Blog or FortiGuard Labs.

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