Fortinet FortiGate Platform Wins Gold and Silver Awards at This Year’s 10th Annual Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 7, 2014 - Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) - a world leader in high-performance network security – today announced that the company’s FortiGate®-140D-POE and FortiGate-240D were awarded Gold and Silver awards respectively in the categories of UTM and Firewall at this year’s 10th annual Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security.

“We are honored to have our FortiGate platform continue to be validated by esteemed publications such as Info Security Products Guide,” said John Maddison, vice president of marketing for Fortinet. “These awards are a testament to our unwavering commitment to delivering ground-breaking, innovative next-generation firewall (NGFW) and unified threat management (UTM) products that meet and exceed our customers ever evolving security requirements.”

More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated, and their average scores determined the 2014 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 24, 2014 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.

Info Security Products Guide is the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide. The publication sponsors conferences and expos worldwide and plays a role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources.

About the FortiGate-140D-POE and FortiGate-240D
The FortiGate-140D-POE and FortiGate-240D were part of the major expansion to the FortiGate UTM product line the company introduced in July 2013 for SMBs, retail networks, healthcare, and branch/home offices. Both the FortiGate-140D and 240D series offer extremely high port densities, enabling customers to simplify their network by eliminating switches. Customers can connect wireless access points, IP-based technologies such as VoIP phones, point of sale terminals, medical devices and other devices directly to the FortiGate for improved security and visibility.

The FortiGate-200D series provides a mid-range network security platform designed for branch offices and SMB customers and delivers up to 84 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports and up to 4 Gbps firewall throughput and 1 Gbps of IPSec VPN performance.

The FortiGate-140D series features up to 42 GbE ports and up to 2.5 Gbps firewall throughput at 450 Mbps of IPSec VPN performance.

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