Fortinet – the leading provider of network security devices and a global leader in integrated security solutions segment (UTM) – today announced a new flagship model in the family of FortiGate-5000. Updates have also taken place in the lineup high-performance switches, the company. Complex on the basis of new products can solve the problem of providing network security for dynamic environments of large corporations and network service providers. New Foritgate-5001B is high-performance "edge" that combines a wide range of security services and support for 10Gbps Ethernet platforms that are built on chassis FortiGate-5000. Designed for the form factor ATCA (advanced architecture for making Telecommunications segment) Fortigate-5001B combines the basic functions of security, including firewall ekrantrovanie performance 40 Gb / s and support for VPN-connections at speeds up to 17 Gbit / sec. The functions of the device are corporate firewall, VPN, application control, intrusion prevention system (IPS), anti-virus and malware defense against spam, filtering, web-traffic. To optimize the performance of these functions in the device uses the latest quad-core processor released by Intel processors and two network FortiASIC NP4.
This decision represents the fourth generation of ATCA-compliant solutions, the first of which was built on based FortiGate-5001SX and FortiSwitch-5003, was invited to the market in the year 2004. The second generation of ATCA-compliant solutions Fortinet came out in 2006, based on the FortiGate-5005FA2 and FortiController-5208, and the third generation, based on the FortiGate-5001A and FortiSwitch-5003A, was presented in 2008. In addition to these innovative solutions for telecommunications industry, FortiGate was compliant with NEBS Level 3 – the regulatory requirements for telecommunications equipment central offices of major telecommunications companies.