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ANALYST REPORT: 2020 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Network Firewalls

Fortinet FortiGate Network Firewalls scores highest in the Enterprise Data Center (3.71/5) in the “2020 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Network Firewalls” report

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We believe, Fortinet’s unique approach with Security-Driven Networking allows organizations to protect any edge at any scale, providing broad visibility and protection across the entire attack surface. We further feel, our ability to help our customers reduce cost and complexity, achieve the most favorable TCO, and manage operational and security risks with full visibility are validated by the results of the “2020 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Network Firewalls” report. The report shows how Fortinet:

  • Scored highest in Enterprise Data Center Use Case (3.67/5 2019 and 3.71/5 2020) for two years in a row.
  • Scored high in “SSL Decryption, Advanced Networking, Central Management, and Price/Performance” Capabilities.

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Gartner Critical Capabilities for Network Firewalls, Rajpreet Kaur, Adam Hils, Jeremy D'Hoinne, 10 November 2020.

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