Fortinet FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall Virtual Appliance
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Fortinet award-winning network security appliances provide one platform for end to end security across your entire network. Fortinet FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall Virtual Appliance are optimized for internal segmentation, perimeter, cloud, data center, distributed, and small business deployments. Simplify your security posture with one security solution across your physical, virtual, and cloud deployments. To provide consistently top rated security, greater visibility, and unmatched performance, we give you the unique combination of the most advanced threat intelligence from FortiGuard Labs with Fortinet’s intuitive Fortinet FortiOS operating system and purpose-built FortiASIC processors. FortiGuard Security Subscription Services enable visibility and control for next-generation protection against advanced threats, including zero-day attacks. Features including application and user identity awareness, content security with integrated intrusion prevention, antivirus, and web filtering, SSL encryption/decryption, and advanced threat detection and remediation.

The Enterprise Bundle offers the most flexibility and broadest range of protection. Protect your entire network with One OS. Increase security coverage while simplifying management across your physical, virtual, and cloud deployments. FortiOS gives you one click visibility into network traffic and one click controls to take immediate action. Additional critical defense subscriptions can be easily added. You can choose individual services, or get access to all available services with the Enterprise Bundle.  Know what’s happening in your network, see current usage patterns, and quickly identify any active security threats with 360° visibility provided by FortiOS. Act fast on new information through intuitive one click shortcuts in FortiOS to keep up with today’s fast changing threat landscape. FortiOS seamlessly integrates with Fortinet centralized management and offers robust software-defined networking and SIEM APIs for extended centralized management and orchestration.

Fortinet FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall Virtual Appliance

Fortinet FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall Virtual Appliance can be tightly orchestrated with hypervisors, cloud management, and SDN controllers through purpose-built integration or with Fortinet FortiGate Connectors. Fortinet FortiGate Firewall Virtual Appliance provides actionable reports to enforce policies, understand targeted attacks, and meet compliance. Deep visibility and granular control of applications, devices, and users. Flexible licensing and provisioning to support on demand consumption models. FortiGate Next-Generation Virtual Firewalls (NGFW) enable and secure your enterprise. Simplified security with easy to manage, single platform solution. Support for all major hypervisor, cloud, and SDN platforms. Top rated protection tested by NSS Labs, Virus Bulletin, and AV Comparatives. Actionable reports to enforce policies, understand targeted attacks, and meet compliance. Flexible licensing and provisioning to support on demand consumption models. Deep visibility and granular control of applications, devices, and users.

Fortinet FortiGate VMX Integrated With VMware NSX

Fortinet FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall Virtual Appliance provides advanced security and greater visibility for virtualized and cloud environments in an agile and elastic form factor. Fortinet FortiGate VMs enable quick deployment, automatic provisioning, and centralized management. Fortinet FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall Virtual Appliance allows you to mitigate blind spots by implementing critical security controls within your virtual infrastructure. They also allow you to rapidly provision security infrastructure whenever and wherever it is needed. Fortinet FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall Virtual Appliance feature all of the security and networking services common to traditional hardware based Fortinet FortiGate appliances. Fortinet FortiGate VMX integrated with VMware NSX in the software-defined data center extends the NSX firewall functionality with advanced security services. It protects by controlling east—west traffic while realizing the benefits of server and network virtualization. Automatic provisioning ensures coverage and agility for micro-segmentation and other use cases.
Fortinet FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall Virtual Appliance

Application Security

Web applications and email systems have long been favorite targets of hackers because they have access to valuable information and they are relatively easy to exploit. A successful attack can result in a variety of devastating consequences including financial loss, damage to brand reputation, and loss of customer trust. Most organizations do not recover from a major security breach, making it absolutely critical to protect your users and customers from threats that target applications and email systems.

Fortinet Data Center Application Security solution consists of a robust and integrated set of products to protect against these attacks. We are the only company that delivers a complete single-vendor solution with the proven performance and security effectiveness to meet the increasing demands of today’s data centers. In addition, our application security solutions can be integrated with Fortinet FortiGate next-generation firewalls and Fortinet FortiSandbox sandbox for extra defenses against Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs).


The enterprise data center is evolving rapidly with technologies such as virtualization, software-defined networking, and public cloud computing. Trying to apply traditional security to new technologies generally will not be effective. Enterprises need to evaluate their data center initiatives and how they will impact network security to ensure all areas of the data center remain protected. Today’s data centers are dynamic and complex. Security solutions need to be flexible, effective, and easy to manage so they bring order to the chaos instead of adding to it. Fortinet can protect your physical, virtual, and cloud servers with one solution — whether data center, private cloud, or public cloud deployments.

Under constant attack, organizations cannot afford to choose between security and maintaining a high-performance business infrastructure. Your extended enterprise needs proven security that won't compromise performance: from deep within internal segments, to physical and virtual data centers, to dynamic cloud environments. Deploying network security solutions from multiple vendors causes unnecessary complexity and introduces security gaps. The Fortinet Enterprise Firewall Solution delivers industry-leading security effectiveness with unmatched performance capabilities — through one operating system managed within a single pane of glass.

Cloud Security

Cloud computing is becoming increasingly popular among enterprises looking to take advantage of the quick deployment, unprecedented scalability, and cost savings. Private cloud infrastructure, including virtualization and software-defined networking (SDN), are rapidly transforming data centers worldwide. At the same time, organizations are rapidly embracing public clouds, both migrating workloads to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds like AWS and Azure, and adopting Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications. This results in a hybrid cloud and increasingly multi-cloud environment that is truly borderless for your enterprise users, data, and applications.

Evolving your infrastructure means your security must evolve as well, to protect your enterprise regardless of where your infrastructure and applications are running. If your security can’t keep up with the agile public, private, and hybrid cloud environments of today, gaps in protection will occur. There are a number of deployment methods being used today that require scalable security capable of keeping up with elastic workloads. Fortinet provides comprehensive security for private, public, and hybrid deployments before, during, and after migration — with one solution.


At the heart of Fortinet data center security are the FortiGate data center firewalls which are purpose-built FortiASIC processors that enable this extremely high level of performance. These custom content and network processors provide near-wire speed switching, routing, and stateful firewalling. The network processors eliminate the need for legacy Layer-2 switches and routers within the data center. Instead, FortiGate takes over and performs network segmentation, switching, routing, and network security, all while reducing network complexity.

Furthermore, our integrated architecture provides extremely high throughput and exceptionally low latency, minimizing packet processing while accurately scanning the data for threats. Custom FortiASIC processors deliver content inspection at multi-gigabit speeds. The only way for a network security platform to scale is via purpose-built ASICs to accelerate specific parts of the packet processing and content scanning function. FortiGate technology utilizes Optimum Path Processing (OPP) to optimize the different resources available in packet flow. The FortiASIC can scale to 500 Gbps of firewall throughput independent of packet size while maintaining a high number of sessions and extremely low latency.

Fortinet FortiWeb

FortiWeb provides integration with leading third-party vulnerability scanners including Acunetix, HP WebInspect, IBM AppScan, Qualys and WhiteHat to provide dynamic virtual patches to security issues in application environments. Vulnerabilities found by the scanner are quickly and automatically turned into security rules by FortiWeb to protect the application until developers can address them in the application code. Quarantined IPs HTTP Traffic service protects you from known attack sources like botnets, spammers, anonymous proxies, and sources known to be infected with malicious software.

FortiWeb Security Service is designed just for FortiWeb including items such as application layer signatures, malicious robots, suspicious URL patterns and web vulnerability scanner updates. Finally, FortiWeb offers FortiGuard’s top-rated antivirus engine that scans all file uploads for threats that can infect your servers or other network elements. FortiWeb provides maximum flexibility in supporting your virtual and hybrid environments. The virtual versions of FortiWeb support all the same features as Fortinet hardware-based devices and work with all the top hypervisors.