Virtualized Next-Generation Firewall

Fortinet Virtualized NGFW: Agile Protection for Software-Defined Environments

  • Gartner MQ Leader for Enterprise Firewall as a virtual appliance
  • East-west traffic visibility in data centers and clouds
Gartner Top Security Considerations for Cloud Infrastructure
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Virtualized Next-Generation Firewall

Organizations embracing private and public clouds need network security that complements traditional physical appliance form factors to gain visibility and maintain consistent security policy as workloads, users, and data migrate to more agile, elastic, and virtualized infrastructure.

FortiGate next-generation firewall virtual appliances provide proven security while realizing the flexibility and benefits of VM-based packaging: unmatched ROI, rapid provisioning, east-west traffic visibility, unlimited scalability, and consolidation. The virtualized form factor can be tightly orchestrated with hypervisors, cloud management, and SDN controllers through purpose-built integration or with FortiGate Connectors.

To provide consistently top-rated security, greater visibility, and unmatched performance, FortiGate virtual appliances give you the unique combination of the most advanced threat intelligence from FortiGuard Labs with a common FortiOS Operating System, simplifying management across physical, virtual, and cloud deployments.

The Fortinet Security Fabric extends fabric visibility down to east-west traffic at the VM workload level with virtualized next-generation firewalls.
 

Fortinet Security Fabric


FortiGate virtualized next-generation firewalls include:
 

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Top-rated protection with FortiGuard security services as tested by NSS Labs, Virus Bulletin, and AV-Comparatives

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East-west traffic visibility with granular control of applications, devices, and users

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Simplified security with easy-to-manage, single platform across physical, virtual, and cloud

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Actionable reports to enforce policies, understand targeted attacks, and meet compliance

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Support for all major hypervisor, cloud, and SDN platforms

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Flexible licensing and provisioning to support on-demand consumption (via service providers)

Products

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FortiGate VM On-Demand

Fortinet VM On-Demand Program

FortiOS VM, FortiWebOS VM


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