FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFW)
FortiGate NGFWs are network firewalls powered by purpose-built security processing units (SPUs) including the latest NP7 (Network Processor 7). They enable security-driven networking and are ideal network firewalls for hybrid and hyper-scale data centres.
Fortinet NGFWs reduce cost and complexity by eliminating points products and consolidating industry-leading security capabilities such as secure sockets layer (SSL) inspection including the latest TLS1.3, web filtering, intrusion prevention system (IPS) to provide full visibility and protect any edge. Fortinet NGFWs uniquely meet the performance needs of hyper-scale and hybrid IT architectures, enabling organisations to deliver optimal user experience, and manage security risks for better business continuity.
FortiGate next-generation firewalls inspect traffic at hyper-scale as it enters and leaves the network. These inspections happen at unparalleled speed, scale, and performance to ensure that only legitimate traffic is allowed, all without degrading user experience or creating costly downtime.
As an integral part of the Fortinet Security Fabric, FortiGate NGFWs can communicate within the comprehensive Fortinet security portfolio as well as third-party security solutions in a multivendor environment. FortiGate NGFWs seamlessly integrate with artificial intelligence (AI)-driven FortiGuard and FortiSandbox services to protect against known and zero-day threats and improve operational efficiency through integration with Fabric Management Center.
FortiGate: Chassis-based Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFW).
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FortiGate: High-end and ultra high-end Next Generation Firewalls.
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FortiGate: Entry- and mid-range Next-Generation Firewalls.
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Securing your data centre with FortiGate network firewalls
FortiGate Next-generation Firewalls are powered by purpose-built security processing units (SPUs), including the latest NP7 (Network Processor 7). They enable security-driven networking and are ideal network firewalls for hybrid and hyper-scale data centres. Fortinet NGFWs reduce cost and complexity by eliminating points products and consolidating industry-leading security capabilities such as secure sockets layer (SSL) inspection including the latest TLS1.3, web filtering, intrusion prevention system (IPS) to provide full visibility and protect any network edge. Fortinet NGFWs uniquely meet the performance needs of hyper-scale and hybrid IT architectures, enabling organisations to deliver optimal user experience, and manage security risks for better business continuity.
FortiGate NGFW use cases
FortiGate NGFWs help organisations achieve digital transformation by protecting any edge and any application at any scale by improving operational efficiency, automating workflows, and delivering a strong security posture with best-of-breed threat protection. FortiGate NGFWs offer the industry’s highest security compute rating and provides the following benefits:
Manage external security risks
With the growing amount of HTTPS traffic, organisations without TLS decryption strategies are effectively blind to the near 90% of HTTPS traffic that’s encrypted. Consequently, they are exposed to targeted malware campaigns and data loss. FortiGate NGFWs deliver security-driven networking to achieve full visibility into applications, threats, and networks. This protects any edge, with industry-validated best-of-breed security to keep operations running and achieve business continuity
Manage internal security risks
Flat networks weaken when attacked because they don’t offer any advanced security inspection. FortiGate NGFWs deliver network-based segmentation to reduce the attack surface and inhibit the ability of an attack to spread laterally within the network, securing any segmentation (micro-, macro-, port- or application-based) with automated workflows, adaptive trust, and high-performance threat protection to achieve defence in depth, compliance and Trusted Application Access.
The majority of malware propagates by using known vulnerabilities and is a major cause of attacks. FortiGate NGFWs offer consolidated IPS without degrading performance to provide virtual patching and prevent known and zero-day attacks and Reduce Cost & Complexity.
Provide security at hyper-scale
Traditional firewalls choke when handling the high influx of user traffic required at hyper-scale speeds. As a result, user experience suffers. Forgoing security opens the doors to attackers to disrupt your services. Fortinet NGFWs offer unique and unparalleled security to ensure your business websites remain accessible, responsive, and provide an Optimal User Experience
Secure cloud on-ramp
Organisations want to adopt cloud for agility, resiliency, and to scale on demand. Moving data to and from the cloud securely at network speeds is required to maintain both user experience and compliance. Traditional firewalls don’t allow fast transfer of large data sets and as a result, slow down business. Fortinet next-generation firewalls offer a rapid transfer of large data sets called Elephant Flows that can reach up to 100Gbps and can be encrypted with IPsec at the same throughput levels.
Features and benefits
- Remove uncontrolled blind spots with SSL inspection of all encrypted flows, including TLS 1.3.
- Industry’s best-of-breed security with automated threat protection.
Security fabric integration
- Intelligently share threat information across the entire digital attack surface to provide quick and automated protection.
Fabric management center
- Single console management automation, orchestration, and analytics.
Validated security effectiveness
- Independently certified and continuous threat intelligence updates provide robust protection from known and unknown attacks.
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