Securing Mobile and Cloud Traffic with FortiGate

By CIOReview | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Ken Xie, Founder and CEO, Fortinet

Ken Xie, Founder and CEO, Fortinet

SUNNYVALE, CA: Fortinet, a high performance cyber security solution provider, has announced the expansion of its Security Fabric, an integrated, collaborative, and adaptive architecture for security, with introduction of the FortiGate 6040E enterprise firewall.

“Facing the limitations of traditional security solutions, only the performance advantages of Fortinet's next-generation processors powering our new FortiGate 6000 series enterprise firewalls will give large enterprises the freedom to deploy the advanced security solutions necessary to protect their organizations today and into the future,” said Micheal Xie, Founder, President and CTO, Fortinet.

The upgrade is designed to focus on securing large amounts of mobile and cloud traffic for major enterprises. Security Fabric is also supported by Fortinet’s new FortiASIC CP9 next-generation content processors to accelerate the inspection of Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and Secure Socket Layer (SSL) VPN traffic. FortiASIC CP9 brings enhanced SSL decryption performance to close gaps in the vulnerable areas of network. By combining the latest CPUs with FortiASIC, Fortinet delivers extremely high throughput upto 320 GBps and low latency. Their unique approach minimizes packet processing while accurately scanning the data for threats. The new products, FortiGate 2000E and 2500E enterprise firewalls deliver CP9 ASIC advantages to enterprise edge and internal segments.

Fortinet provides network security solutions for enabling broad, integrated and high performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT infrastructure for enterprises, service providers and governmental entities worldwide. “Fortinet’s philosophy has always been to consolidate various technologies into a single appliance, simplifying management and enhancing operational efficiency,” said Ken Xie, Founder and CEO, Fortinet. “We will continue to innovate in order to better secure today’s high-performance and virtual IT network environments.”