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ANALYST REPORT: 2022 Gartner® Critical Capabilities for Network Firewalls

Fortinet ranked #1 in the Enterprise Data Center, Distributed Enterprise, and SMB use cases

FortiGate NGFWs enable organizations to build high-performance, ultra-scalable, and security-driven networks that weave security deep into hybrid IT architectures. This enables organizations to secure any edge while delivering optimal user experience, even in the most dynamic hybrid environments. This approach also allows IT teams to converge networking and security solutions to achieve comprehensive visibility, simplify operations, and provide consistent and coordinated end-to-end security across their hybrid networks. 

  • FortiGate Network Firewall with FortiGuard Services for Campus and Datacenters security
  • Segmentation to reduce attacks surface and implement Zero Trust and compliance controls
  • Automation and single pane of glass management to streamline enterprise workflows

The 2022 Gartner® Critical Capabilities report for Network Firewalls includes network firewall evaluations for various use cases.

Fortinet received the highest ranking and scores for the Enterprise Data Center, Distributed Enterprise and SMB use cases. Fortinet is also ranked #2 for the Public Cloud use case.

Access the report to see Fortinet’s scores and how we compare with other vendors.


Gartner® Critical Capabilities for Network Firewalls, , Adam Hils, Rajpreet Kaur, 17 January 2022

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