The Operating System to Enable the Security Fabric
FortiOS: The Operating System to Enable the Security Fabric
The Fortinet Security Fabric is an intelligent framework connecting your security devices together for effective, efficient, and comprehensive security. FortiOS enables the Security Fabric, letting you control the security and networking capabilities in all your Fortinet Security Fabric elements with one intuitive operating system.
Improve your protection and visibility while reducing operating expenses and saving time with a truly consolidated next generation enterprise firewall solution. FortiOS enables the Fortinet Security Fabric vision for enhanced protection from IoT to the cloud.
FortiOS 5.6: Expanding the Security Fabric
FortiOS 5.6 is the latest version of Fortinet's network security operating system. It expands the Security Fabric to provide deeper visibility and control, more powerful performance, and more efficient operations to quickly identify and resolve security issues.
FortiOS 5.6 expands the capabilities of the Security Fabric with broad, powerful, and automated protection.
Broad: Visibility and Control Throughout Your Network
FortiOS 5.6 offers deeper visibility and control throughout the Security Fabric, from IoT to the cloud. Greater visibility enables improved segmentation, stopping threats from moving freely through your network.
Powerful: Accelerated Performance
FortiOS 5.6 offers accelerated cloud-scale and security processor-based appliances to deliver maximum threat protection without affecting performance, even when logging is turned on. FortiOS 5.6 leverages a performance-optimized security-engine architecture and custom security processors in FortiGate enterprise firewalls to deliver faster throughput performance – up to 10 times faster than equivalent firewalls from other vendors. With FortiOS 5.6, you have the power to deploy exactly the capabilities and form factors you need throughout your environment.
Automated: Efficient Operations
FortiOS 5.6 offers more efficient operations with the new Security Fabric audit. With recommendations and automated actions, local and global threat intelligence sharing, and a single pane of glass with NOC views, you can better manage your network. FortiOS 5.6 seamlessly integrates with Fortinet centralized management and offers robust software-defined networking and SIEM APIs for extended centralized management and orchestration.