Managing stand-alone Ethernet switches can be a logistical challenge. Network administrators need tools that can centrally deploy, monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Ethernet networks. FortiSwitch Cloud centralizes the lifecycle management of stand-alone FortiSwitch Ethernet switches with a simple, intuitive, and easy to use cloud interface—accessible from anywhere.
FortiSwitch Cloud manages FortiSwitch devices in standalone mode. It offers management capabilities that scale from individual organizations managing several hundred ports, to managed service providers managing several thousand. FortiSwitch Cloud allows you to provision, monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize your standalone FortiSwitch deployment through an easy to understand user interface. The zero-touch deployment option FortiSwitch Cloud limits the need for costly onsite technical expertise. A cloud license key ships with each FortiSwitch, allowing an administrator to quickly add a new switch to the service. FortiSwitch Cloud is free for your first three FortiSwitches and a nominal yearly subscription fee is required for each subsequent FortiSwitch.
Zero-touch deployment: no onsite expertise required
Scalability: Cloud-based service supports individual businesses and managed service providers alike
Streamlined provisioning: FortiSwitch parameters configured through easy-to-understand UI
Robust monitoring: Topology views, health status, port and PoE usage, alerts
Free service option: First three FortiSwitch at no charge
Centralized troubleshooting: Troubleshoot directly from cloud interface
FortiSwitch Cloud Models and Specifications
FortiSwitch Cloud is offered as a yearly, per FortiSwitch subscription license. The first three FortiSwitches managed through the service is free. A subscription license is required for each subsequent FortiSwitch. The FortiSwitch Cloud subscription license fee is the same regardless of FortiSwitch model.