Fortinet has been offering solutions in network security appliances since 2000. These distinguish themselves through high reliability, extraordinary performance, and extended features. Their flagship product line and the most well-known is the FortiGate series, through which Fortinet now offers a Next Generation firewall with a lot of additional UTM-services.
The company also offers other products for secure E-Mail communication, web-application-firewalls, Wireless LAN, central management, and many more.
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The FortiGate-series offers everything from large data center firewalls with upwards of 500 Gbps throughputs to small SOHO desktop systems. Common to all of them are the uniform method of operation, a good hardware-architecture with hardware accelerators, and a large range of functions of firewalling for IPv4 and IPv6, VPN, SSL-VPN, Application Control, Anti-Virus, URL-Filtering, Intrusion Prevention (IPS), integrated WLAN-controller, and many other useful functions.
Furthermore there are also virutal appliances for VMware ESX, Microsoft Hyper-V, KVM and Citrix XENserver.
A FortiGate can take over for SMTP, POP3, and IMAP Anti-Virus, as well as Anti-Spam functions. But only the FortiMail also has sufficient space for a quarantine feature. Furthermore, it also offers extended mail-routing-functions, and is a very fast mail-relay-system that is one of the top spam and malware protection systems. Lastly, FortiMail offers e-mail encryption.
Aside from the FortiWifi-models, FortiGates with integrated Wifi access points, there are also dedicated FortiAPs. These Access Points are available in different models; there are indoor, as well as outdoor Access Points. Lastly, there are also little adapter plus that are meant for trade fairs or home office setups, and allow companies to provide their company-WLAN via a VPN connection with real Plug&Play.