FortiGate Secure SD-WAN tackles the most difficult challenges of secure SD-WAN deployment and was the only Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) security vendor to receive a “Recommended” rating in NSS Labs’ first-ever software-defined wide area networking report - delivering Highest VoIP Quality of Experience and Lowest Total Cost of Ownership per Mbps Among All Nine Vendors
- Highest quality of experience for VoIP: FortiGate SD-WAN showcased robust results for VoIP and video applications of 4.38 out of 4.41 and 4.26 out of 4.53, respectively.
- Lowest total cost of ownership (TCO): FortiGate SD-WAN delivers the lowest TCO per Mbps (VPN throughput) among all participating vendors at a ratio of $5@749 Mbps.
- Native NGFW Security: FortiGate SD-WAN with native NGFW security blocked 100 percent of evasions and achieved 99.9 percent security effectiveness.
Comparative Report - Value Matrix
Fortinet solutions have consistently demonstrated superior performance and feature quality TCO when put to the test. Recent customer traction shows that organizations around the world are increasingly choosing FortiGate SD-WAN to upgrade their WAN infrastructure. The 2018 NSS Labs SD-WAN test results further prove that Fortinet delivers the highest quality of experience for VoIP, the best TCO and the right security to go with it, solidifying FortiGate SD-WAN as a compelling balance of quality, security and value. Take a look at the comparative value matrix report and understand how Fortinet emerged as a top choice for Secure SD-WAN.
SD-WAN Value Map
In a crowded SD-WAN market, enterprises are finding it increasingly difficult to identify the right solution for them. NSS Labs provides a comprehensive and impartial test, in real-world situations, that identifies the key requirements for SD-WAN and the effectiveness of each solution. The SD-WAN capabilities that were assessed by NSS Labs include Application-Aware Traffic Steering, Dynamic Path Selection with SLA Measurements and other WAN Impairments. Fortinet is the Only Vendor with Security Capabilities to Receive SD-WAN Recommended Rating. Take a look at the SVM and compare the following:
- Quality of Experience of VoIP
- Quality of Experience of Video
- VPN Performance
- Total Cost of Ownership
Fortinet FortiGate 61E Test Report
Take a closer look at how Fortinet excelled in every category assessed by NSS Labs. Fortinet showcased a number of advantages including the highest quality of experience for VoIP, lowest TCO and native NGFW security.
Comparative Report - Performance
NSS Labs SD-WAN Performance Comparative report provides a detailed comparison of all 9 participating vendors for quality of experience and performance. Fortinet showcased the highest quality of experience for business-critical applications such as VoIP and excellent VPN performance.
Comparative Report - TCO
NSS Labs SD-WAN TCO Comparative report provides a detailed comparison of all 9 participating vendors for quality of experience and performance. FortiGate SD-WAN has achieved the best price/performance among all 10 vendors with TCO of $5.