Fortinet provides G and USG products for customers that must meet US Federal Trade Agreements Act (TAA) requirements. Fortinet’s G and USG products differ from non-G and non-USG products as follows:
- G and USG products have been validated for compliance with the country of origin requirements set forth in the TAA.
- USG products are configured by default to only receive firmware, software and where applicable security updates from designated servers located in the USA.
- For US Federal customer only, technical support for USG products covered by a FortiCare maintenance plan are provided by US citizens working in a dedicated Technology Assistance Center located in the USA.
For purchasing purposes, be aware that all G and USG products are assigned a product SKU that ends with –G and –USG.