Fortinet delivers world’s fastest firewall

Boasts speeds exceeding 1Tbps

Fortinet is the first network security vendor to deliver a firewall that exceeds 1 terabit per second (Tbps) throughput performance.

The Californian-based firm also said its new firewall, the FortiGate 5144C offers 10, 40 and 100 Gigabit ethernet (GbE) options.

Fortinet founder and chief executive, Ken Xie, said major market drivers, such as Big Data, Cloud-based services and the explosion of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) translates to datacentres needing exceptionally fast and secure security platforms to protect their applications and data.

“Others have claimed to have the fastest firewall, but no other vendor has actually delivered this level of performance and security, which enables customers to build out their data centers for the future, knowing that their firewalls will not be a choke point.”

Fortinet has also become the second largest network security appliances vendor in the Asia-Pacific Japan (APJ) region according to data from IDC’s quarterly network security appliances tracker.

Cisco holds the largest market share, Fortinet is second with and Check Point is third. The APJ market is said to be worth $US611.65 million.

Read more: Matthieu Destot joins Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Tags Ken Xieasia pacificIDC ResearchFortinetfirewallfortigate 5144C

More about Check Point Software TechnologiesCisco Systems AustraliaFortinetIDC Australia

ARN Directory | Distributors relevant to this article

ARN Directory | Vendors relevant to this article

Comments

Comments are now closed

 

Latest News

03:50PM
Telstra strikes Motorola broadband network deal
03:03PM
Channel Dynamics aids Zettagrid in channel-only transition
12:02PM
Telstra and Motorola Solutions team for public safety
11:49AM
How to figure out if a data breach is a hoax
More News
05 Nov
LIVE Webcast: Lessons Learned from the Biggest Security Breaches
05 Nov
vForum 2014
10 Nov
Ascom Myco Launch Event
11 Nov
DCIM Certified Solutions Professional
View all events