FortiAP Cloud: Manage the Lifecycle of your Standalone FortiAP Deployment

Cloud Based Wireless Management

Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure

FortiAP Cloud Overview

Managing standalone access points can be a logistical challenge. Network administrators need to deploy, monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize their wireless network on a continual basis. FortiAP management via FortiAP Cloud centralizes the lifecycle management of standalone FortiAPs with a simple, intuitive, and easy-to-use cloud interface that is accessible from anywhere.

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FortiAP Cloud Product Details:

FortiAP Cloud offers management capabilities for standalone FortiAPs that scale from individual organizations managing a handful of APs, to large enterprises managing several thousand. FortiAP Cloud allows you to provision, monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize your deployment through an easy-to-understand user interface. With zero-touch deployment options, FortiAP Cloud eliminates the need for costly onsite technical expertise. A FortiAP Cloud license key ships with each FortiAP, allowing an administrator to quickly add APs to the service.

Existing FortiGate customers interested in managing FortiAPs that are connected to FortiGates via the cloud should leverage FortiGate Cloud.

Features and Benefits

 

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Robust Monitoring

Health status, client counts, bandwidth trends, and more
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Centralized Troubleshooting

Troubleshoot directly from the cloud interface
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Zero-touch Deployment

Fast and simple deployment with no requirements for onsite tech support
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Simplified Capacity Expansion

No complicated licensing mechanisms, just plug and go
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Scalability from 1 to 10,000 APs

Accounts scale to suit your needs
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Location Analytics included

Wireless device location analytics tools included with no additional licenses

FortiAP Cloud Models and Specifications

FortiAPs are available in a variety of models to address specific use cases and price points. Configuration and control of your wireless is done with Fortinet' FortiAP Cloud SaaS Platform.

For assistance choosing an AP, visit our Product Compare Tool.

Large campuses, distributed enterprises, and small businesses all have diverse WLAN architecture needs. That's why Fortinet provides a full suite of WLAN Access Points as part of our Wireless Infrastructure solution designed to address the unique requirements of every organization.

Specific information by product line can be found by selecting each category.   

 

Standard APs

FortiAP access points are managed centrally by the FortiAP Cloud provisioning and management portal, or by the integrated WLAN controller of any FortiGate security appliance.

 

Model RF Technology
Description
FAP-421E 4x4 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 port
FAP-423E 4x4 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 port
FAP-321E 3x3 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP: Dual radio, Internal antenna, 1 x GE RJ45 port
FAP-231E 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP: Tri-radio, Internal antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 port
FAP-221E 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 1 x GE RJ45 port
FAP-223E 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 1 x GE RJ45 port
FAP-222E 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2 Outdoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 1 x GE RJ45 port
FAP-224E 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2 Outdoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 1 x GE RJ45 port, 1x SFP port
FAP-C24JE 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wallplate AP: Dual radio, Internal antenna, 6 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-320C 3x3 802.11ac Wave 1 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports, extended temp range

 

Smart APs

FortiAP Smart access points include UTM services onboard and can be managed centrally by the FortiAP Cloud provisioning and management portal, or by the integrated WLAN controller of any FortiGate security appliance.

Model RF Technology
Description
FAP-S221E 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-S223E 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
Universal APs

FortiAP Universal access points are managed centrally by the FortiAP Cloud provisioning and management portal, the integrated WLAN controller of any FortiGate security appliance, or by the FortiWLC dedicated Wireless LAN Controller platform.

 

Model RF Technology Description
FAP-U431F     4x4 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)     Indoor wireless AP:  Tri radio, Internal antenna, 1 x 2.5 GE & 1 x GE RJ45 ports    
FAP-U433F     4x4 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)     Indoor wireless AP:  Tri radio, External antenna, 1 x 2.5 GE & 1 x GE RJ45 ports    
FAP-U421EV 4x4 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-U423EV 4x4 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-U422EV 4x4 802.11ac Wave 2 Outdoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-U321EV 3x3 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-U323EV 3x3 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-U221EV 2x2 802.11ac Wave 1 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 1 x GE RJ45 port
FAP-U223EV 2x2 802.11ac Wave 1 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 1 x GE RJ45 port
FAP-U24JEV 2x2 802.11ac Wave 1 Indoor wallplate AP: Single / Dual radio, Internal antenna, 6 x GE RJ45 ports
Access Point Accessories

Antennas and power supplies for use with FortiAP.

 

Model Description
FAN-612R Sector/Patch Outdoor antenna
FAN-612N Sector/Patch Outdoor antenna
FAN-614R Sector/Patch Outdoor antenna
FAN-664R Sector/Patch Outdoor antenna
ANT-O6ABGN-0606-O Omnidirectional Outdoor antenna
ANT-O6ABGN-0607-PT Sector/Patch Outdoor antenna
ANT-A08O-NM-2 Omnidirectional Outdoor antenna
ANT-BG080-NM Omnidirectional Outdoor antenna

 

Model Description
GPI-115 GE 802.3af power supply
GPI-130 GE 802.3at power supply

FortiAP Cloud management allows for centralized hosted cloud control of standalone FortiAP devices. No subscription is required for basic FortiAP Cloud management capabilities. Subscriptions are available to access advanced configuration, longer log retention, and greater FortiPresence access. The FortiAP Cloud portal can be found at www.fortiapcloud.com.

SKU
FC-10-90AP1-639-02-DD
설명
1-year FortiCloud FAP (FAP/FAP-U/FAP-C) Advanced Management License Includes: Premium FAP management features (where applicable for model), 1-year log retention, FortiPresence cloud service, 24x7 FortiCare
SKU
FC-10-90APS-639-02-DD
설명
1-year FortiCloud FAP-S Advanced Management License Includes: FortiGuard subscription services, Premium AP management features, 1-year log retention, FortiPresence cloud service, 24x7 FortiCare

Existing FortiGate customers interested in managing FortiAPs that are connected to FortiGates via the cloud should leverage FortiGate Cloud.

FortiPresence

FortiPresence

Presence analytics with captive portal integration, free tier available. Login here.

Identity and Access Management

FortiAuthenticator user identity management appliances strengthen enterprise security by simplifying and centralizing the management and storage of user identity information.

Total Users
500
설명
4x GE RJ45 ports, 1x 1 TB HDD
Total Users
2,000
설명
4x GE RJ45 ports, 2x 1 TB HDD
Total Users
10,000
설명
4x GE RJ45 ports, 2x GE SFP, 2x 2 TB HDD
Total Users
20,000
설명
4x GE RJ45 ports, 2x GE SFP, 2x 2 TB SAS Drive
Total Users
40,000
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4x GE RJ45 ports, 2x GE SFP, 2x 2 TB SAS Drive

Virtual Instances:

사용자
100
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Base FortiAuthenticator-VM with 100 user license
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+100
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License to add 100 users to base VM
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+1000
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License to add 1000 users to base VM
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+10000
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License to add 10000 users to base VM
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+100000
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License to add 100000 users to base VM
FortiPlanner
Simplify WLAN planning and deployment with FortiPlanner, Fortinet’s graphical Wireless LAN planning and post-deployment site survey tool. FortiPlanner uses signal propagation ray-tracing algorithms to generate accurate predictive plans. After deployment, verify your installation with a real-time coverage heat map generate from collected survey data.
 
FortiPlanner
Free Deployment and Planning Utility (up to 10 APs)
FC-10-FNDN1-652-02-12
FNDN Deploy Toolkit – includes FortiPlanner (unlimited APs)
FC-10-FNDN2-139-02-12
FNDN Site Toolkit – includes up to 15 users of FortiPlanner (unlimited APs)
FortiDeploy
FortiDeploy allows for zero-touch bulk provisioning of FortiAPs to a specific FortiGate, FortiManager, or FortiCloud.
 
FDP-SINGLE-USE
Zero-touch bulk provisioning for all FortiAP on this order

FortiAP Cloud Product Demo

Our Customers Emphasize the Value of FortiAP Cloud Based Wireless Management in Gartner Peer Insights Reviews


Wireless networks have become ubiquitous, and as the technology has matured, selecting a solution is rarely about the AP hardware itself, but the overall manageability, simplicity, and features that the overall solution can offer. 

Organizations are increasingly selecting Fortinet's wireless offering because our ease of use and unbeatable TCO.  Without the burdensome licensing processes and costs found in most vendors, and with a focus on simple streamlined user experiences, Fortinet customers get the best of both worlds, while still deploying rock solid reliable wireless access throughout their location. 

To see what recent customers have to say about Fortinet wireless, check out our reviews on Gartner Peer Insights.  Here are just a handful of recent headline comments.

Very Reliable, Easy To Use And Very Very Reliable, It Just Works

Network Engineer, Services Industry

"Using in schools, small businesses large businesses and no issues, The deployment piece is amazing, IT should be renamed FortiGOLD Excellent coverage - we use the smaller models - FP221e and 223, but I have never had an issue with coverage for my users. Easy to install - configuration and deploy is super simply - our network isn't super complex, FortiCloud allows me to monitor my AP network easily and quickly - gives me alerts, updates and status on a single pane of glass Having the single pane of glass, by using the Fortinet Security Fabric, allows us to tighten security, and more easily and quickly create additional VLANs to help protect data"

Easy implementation

Information Technology Manager, Services Industry

"Overall it has worked out well. We can manage the devices from the cloud which makes it nice if we are away from office and need to make a change."

Good equipment

Network Analyst, Transportation Industry

"Easy setup, efficient support, license corporative, and ease of use are some of the advantages of this software."


Gartner Peer Insights reviews constitute the subjective opinions of individual end users based on their own experiences, and do not represent the views of Gartner or its affiliates.

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