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Fortinet Named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Network Firewalls

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What is FortiGate NGFW?

Fortinet is the pioneer of secure networking, delivering flawless convergence that can scale to any location: remote office, branch, campus, data center and cloud. FortiGate is the heart of FortiOS Everywhere, providing deep visibility and security in a variety of form factors, including container firewalls, virtual firewalls, and appliances. 

Where AI/ML Security and Enterprise Networking Converge

Fortinet NGFWs not only provide industry-leading threat protection and decryption at scale with a custom ASIC architecture, they also allow you to enable secure networking with rich features like SD-WAN, Switching and Wireless, and 5G. Converge your security and networking point solutions into a simple-to-use, centralized management console powered by a single operating system--FortiOS--and make IT management easy.

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2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Network Firewalls

Fortinet, a Leader Positioned Highest in Ability to Execute

Fortinet has been recognized as a Leader again, and is positioned highest in Ability to Execute, marking our 13th year in the Magic Quadrant™.

We feel FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalls deliver the industry’s best ROI, provide AI/ML-powered threat protection, and support the convergence of networking and security. 

With all features and functions built on a single operating system, FortiOS, organizations have access to consistent functionality across all solutions and form factors, including appliances, virtual environments, and Secure Access Service Edge (SASE).

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Industry-Leading Innovations

We’re proud to produce the only next-gen firewall with Universal ZTNA, in-line sandbox, and SOC-as-a-Service. Join CMO John Maddison for a fireside chat as he and Nirav Shah, VP of Products & Solutions, discuss what's the latest in NGFW.

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Investing in Innovation

FortiGate NGFW is the world’s most deployed network firewall, delivering unparalleled AI-powered security performance and threat intelligence, along with full visibility and secure networking convergence.

FortiOS Everywhere means a single operating system that provides unified networking and security across all form factors and edges, supporting hybrid IT in a consistent and coordinated way
Only Fortinet offers a patented ASIC architecture in every firewall for improved networking and security performance, greater ROI, and reduced power consumption across the network
FortiGuard global threat intelligence and telemetry delivers advanced security and automated protection against known and unknown threats 

FortiGate NGFW Use Cases

As network edges explode, you need effective security everywhere. With FortiGate, you can: 

FortiGate NGFW is available in many different models to meet your needs ranging from entry-level hardware appliances to ultra high-end appliances to meet the most demanding threat protection performance requirements.  This ensures that enterprise campus, core data-center, or internal segments, FortiGate can fit seamlessly into your environment.  

For additional information, you can compare vendors and learn more about network firewall pricing, or compare products.


FortiGate 80F

900 Mbps

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FortiGate 70F

800 Mbps

FortiGate 70F - Rugged

580 Mbps

FortiGate 60F

700 Mbps

FortiGate 60F - Rugged

500 Mbps

FortiGate 40F

600 Mbps

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FortiGate 600F

10.5 Gbps

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FortiGate 400F

9 Gbps

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FortiGate 200F

3 Gbps

FortiGate 100F

1 Gbps

FortiGate 7121F

520 Gbps

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FortiGate 7060E

80/96 Gbps

FortiGate 7040E

40/48 Gbps

FortiGate 7030E

35 Gbps

FortiGate 6500F

100 Gbps

FortiGate 6300F

60 Gbps

FortiGate 4800F

70 Gbps

FortiGate 4400F

75 Gbps

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FortiGate 4200F

45 Gbps

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FortiGate 3980E

20 Gbps

FortiGate 3960E

13.5 Gbps

FortiGate 3700F

75 Gbps

FortiGate 3600E

30 Gbps

FortiGate 3500F

63 Gbps

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FortiGate 3400E

25 Gbps

FortiGate 3300E

17 Gbps

FortiGate 3000F

33 Gbps

FortiGate 2600F

25 Gbps

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FortiGate 2500E

5.4 Gbps

FortiGate 2200E

11 Gbps

FortiGate 2000E

5.4 Gbps

FortiGate 1800F

15 Gbps

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FortiGate 1100E

7.1 Gbps

FortiGate 1000F

13 Gbps

FortiGuard Labs

FortiGuard Labs - Fortinet’s elite cybersecurity threat intelligence and research organization comprised of experienced threat hunters, researchers, analysts, engineers, and data scientists - develops and enhances FortiGuard AI-powered Security Services as well as provides valuable expert help through FortiGuard Expert-driven Security Services.

FortiGuard Security Services

With native integration into the Fortinet Security Fabric, FortiGuard AI-powered Security Services enable fast detection and enforcement across the entire attack surface. Risk is continually assessed and the Security Fabric automatically adjusts to counter the latest known and unknown threats in real time.

Learn more about FortiGuard AI-powered Security Services.


Specific FortiGuard AI-powered Security Services available with FortiGate NGFWs:

Intrusion Prevention

Inline CASB

DNS Filtering

URL Filtering

SOC as a Service

Anti-Botnet & C2


Inline Sandbox

Internet of Things


Fortinet is dedicated to helping our customers succeed, and every year FortiCare Services help thousands of organizations get the most from their investments in Fortinet's products and services. To achieve this, FortiCare follows the life-cycle approach and provides four unique services to help our customers in their success journeys.

Technical Support Services

FortiCare Support Services is a per-device support service, and it provides customers access to over 1,400 experts to ensure efficient and effective operations and maintenance of their Fortinet capabilities. Ask about our Elite offer that provides 15 mins response time for critical products.

Advanced Support

Advanced Support is an account-based service that increases your team's productivity and avoids incidents with operational reviews by designated resources. In addition, account planning and upgrade assistance help you add new capabilities with confidence. Ask about our "Pro" offer.

Professional Services

Professional Services will fast-track your return on investment with streamlined deployment from our experts. Our consultants have multi-vendor experience and can help you design a complete solution, quickly migrate from legacy technologies, and adopt new capabilities. Ask about our "QuickStart" Service.

Premium RMA Services

Premium RMA options are available across the product family for expedited replacement of defective hardware the next day or in 4 hours. We also offer 4-hour hardware and engineer service. Premium RMA options cover weekends and holidays. Ask about our Premium RMA Service.

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Fortinet is proud to announce that, for the second consecutive year, we have been recognized as a Customers’ Choice in the April 2021 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Network Firewalls report.

The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice is a recognition of vendors in this market by verified end-user professionals, taking into account both the number of reviews and the overall user ratings. To ensure fair evaluation, Gartner maintains rigorous criteria for recognizing vendors with a high customer satisfaction rate. 

As an integral part of the Fortinet Security Fabric, our FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) enable a Security-driven Networking approach to protect any network edge and any user at scale, while ensuring high performance. And powered by Fortinet’s custom built Security Processing Units (SPUs), FortiGate NGFWs offer the industry’s highest security compute rating.

With FortiGate NGFWs, organizations can:  

Manage internal  and external  security  risks: FortiGate NGFWs provide complete visibility into applications, threats, and networks to keep operations running and ensure business continuity. Further, network-based segmentation stops lateral threats and protects against application vulnerabilities with enhanced AI/ML powered by FortiGuard services to thwart cyberattacks.  

Achieve  optimal ROI through consolidation: FortiGate NGFWs seamlessly converge and accelerate networking and multiple security functions into a single solution to reduce cost and optimize user experience. 

Improve operational efficiency: Fortinet’s Fabric Management Center streamlines operations across Security Fabric and extends beyond to 400+ ecosystem integrations with a consolidated view to simplify enterprise-wide workflows.

Here is a small sampling of the top reviews posted by Fortinet customers on the Gartner Peer Insights website*:

"Stable and Reliable Firewall" —  Cloud Infrastructure Engineer  in the  Finance Industry, Firm Size: 50M-250M USD
Overall user rating: 5/5 stars
"We use FortiGate in our company's HQ and many of the branches across the country. For a company that deals mainly with sensitive customers data, we needed to make sure that our networks are protected by the best firewall solution that's available (also thanks to Gartner reviews)." 

Tons Of Value in a Small Package—  Director  of  IT  in the  Retail IndustryFirm Size: 500M-1B USD
Overall user rating: 5/5 stars
"We decided to deploy the full Fortinet network stack including FortiGate 60E's to all 90+ of our retail locations. We further deployed FortiGate 200E's in HA pairs to all datacenter locations. These UTM appliances are some of the best and most feature rich I have ever used." 

Delivered What We Were Looking For— VP, Deputy CIO in the Finance Industry, Firm Size: 1B-3B USD
Overall user rating: 5/5 stars
“Our experience with implementing this solution has been very satisfactory. We went with Fortinet for price and simplicity and have received what we were looking for." 

"Strong Firewall Solution That Protects Your Business Systems" — Programmer  in the  Finance Industry, Firm Size: 50M – 250M USD 
Overall user rating: 5/5 stars

"Very easy to implement and configure, especially if you already have other Fortinet products in your network they all bind in to the one "security fabric" and provide a great overview of all your network devices and events in your network. Also the price is superb for such product."

"NGFW That Needs To Be In Your Company" — PHP Backend Developer  in the Finance Industry, Firm Size: 50M – 250M USD 
Overall user rating: 5/5 stars
"FortiGate NGFW is the main guard of our IT infrastructure. All network goes through it. It can easily handle all our traffic. Now, most of the employees are working from home so VPN is getting hit really bad, but that is not a problem for FortiGate."

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FortiGate: Next-Generation Firewall Alliance Partners

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Below is a list of current FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall Alliance Partners:

You’ll quickly see how FortiGate allows you to enable threat protection features such as IPS, Web-Filtering, Anti-Malware, Cloud Sand-box and SSL inspection to stop known and unknown threats. FortiGate also provides the full visibility and identifies applications, users and devices to identify issues quickly and intuitively. Be sure to check out our Security Fabric features to provide end to end topology view, security ratings based on the best practices and automation to reduce complexity. 

Fortinet Security Fabric: Secure Networking

Secure Networking

Traditional security strategies can’t keep up with the challenges of your expanding attack surface – from remote work, to mobility, to multi-cloud networks. Fortinet Secure Networking addresses these challenges by tightly integrating network infrastructure with security architecture, meaning your network will remain secure as it scales and changes.

FortiGate: Next-Generation Firewall News

CRN’s 2020 Products Of The Year

Fortinet is accelerating data center security performance with its seventh-generation network processor—the NP7—which made its first appearance in the company’s FortiGate 1800 firewall earlier this year.

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls, Rajpreet Kaur, Adam Hils, Tom Lintemuth, 20 December 2022.

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