Consistent Convergence of Networking and Security with Unified Offering across All Network Edges
Fortinet's Security-Driven Networking
Digital acceleration has led to a rapid expansion of attack surfaces and creation of new network edges, including LAN, WAN, 5G, remote workers, and clouds. Fortinet’s Security-Driven Networking approach is the industry’s only converged networking and security platform. This convergence enables AI-powered defense of today’s highly dynamic environments while enabling better productivity and user experience.
Leading Innovations of Networking and Security
The FortiGate NGFW is the core component of Secure Networking. FortiGate is powered by the FortiOS operating system and purpose-built security processors (SPUs). These innovations enable the most complete convergence of networking and security by eliminating the need for point products. Our unified offering of SD-WAN, NGFW, SWG, ZTNA enforcement, LAN edge, and wireless WAN 5G/LTE are available to deploy on any network edge. Real-time protection against known and unknown threats is achieved with FortiGuard security services.
Challenge: Securing Network Edges
Disjointed security & networking solutions lead to multiple management consoles and inconsistent security policies
Poor User Experience
Slow inspection of encrypted traffic and an inability to steer traffic intelligently impacts users
Difficult to Troubleshoot
Fractured visibility for traffic, devices, and applications leaves finding root cause time consuming
Expensive to Support
No network- and security-wide visibility, analytics and orchestration increases daily operational costs
Fabric Solution: Secure Networking
reduction in the number of network disruptions
faster branch setup
return on investment
increase in productivity of security and network teams
Improved Business Continuity
Consistent security for every edge with AI-powered security services and flexible deployment across your network for reduced risk and business interruptions
Simplified architecture and management with converged network and security at any scale that streamline processes and save resources
Optimized User Experience
Automation and AI/ML help operational efficiency and keep employees productive
Secure and Modern Networking Technology
The convergence of security and networking closes security gaps and simplifies management, saving time and costs.
SD-WAN and LTE/5G for WAN Transformation
Fortinet delivers fast, scalable, and flexible Secure SD-WAN for cloud-first, security-sensitive, and global enterprises. Our Security-Driven Networking approach converges SD-WAN, next-generation firewall (NGFW), and advanced routing to deliver a secure and better user experience. FortiGate provides an SD-WAN and LTE/5G controller at no extra cost to deliver instant ROI.
Secure Switches and Wireless with LAN Edge
LAN edge equipment from Fortinet converges networking and security into a secure, simple-to-manage architecture with a single point for management and configuration. By leveraging Security-Driven Networking, Fortinet allows organizations to secure Ethernet switches and wireless LAN without the need for costly and complex licensing schemes.
Universal ZTNA Enforcement
FortiGate NGFW is the only network security solution in the industry with ZTNA enforcement to enable explicit application access. With flexible deployment offerings, Fortinet enables universal ZTNA enforcement for the hybrid workforce.
Centralized Management and Network Automation
Centralized management enables provisioning and management of both networking and security products with one console. Network automation uses network and security software tools to maximize efficiency and functionality of the network to further reduce complexity.
Comprehensive and Consistent Web Security Everywhere
Fortinet Secure Web Gateway offers defense-in-depth security including web filtering, DNS Security, inline CASB, antivirus, antimalware, anti-botnet, SSL inspection, data loss prevention, and more. This enables secure internet access and secure private access. With a flexible cloud-delivered and on-prem offering, Fortinet enables consistent web security posture across the entire infrastructure.
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