Fortinet launches enterprise class firewall

Fortinet_E seriesFortinet introduced its enterprise firewall, FortiGate 6040E part of its new 6000 series of ultra-high throughput enterprise firewalls.

The FortiGate 6040E delivers the unprecedented next-generation firewall performance, effortless scale, and superior security so large enterprises don’t have to compromise between security features or network speed disruption.

According to Fortinet, the new enterprise next-generation firewall is designed to secure the vast amounts of mobile and cloud traffic for the largest of enterprises. FortiGate 6040E is built on an innovative new processing architecture, utilising FortiASIC content and network processors to offload and accelerate the security performance of its dual CPUs. Integrating advanced security processing, intelligent controls, and high speed networking enable the FortiGate 6040E to deliver unprecedented security and network performance in a deceptively compact form-factor.

Fortinet’s new FortiASIC CP9 content processor deliver the performance needed to secure the massive traffic demands of the largest enterprises and enables support for various firewall deployment modes including next-generation and advanced internal segmentation. This frees businesses to deploy security wherever it is needed without impacting network functionality. This enables the superior defenses of Fortinet’s innovative Security Fabric.

“Enterprises are being disproportionally impacted as the adoption of cloud services and growth in remote access to corporate networks have eroded the network perimeter and steadily increased the demands on enterprise infrastructures. 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 Michael Xie, founder, president and chief technology officer of Fortinet.