Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2011 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world.
Founded in 2000 by Ken Xie, the visionary founder and former president and CEO of NetScreen, Fortinet is led by a strong and seasoned management team with deep experience in networking and security. Fortinet's market position has been validated by widespread recognition by industry analysts, business organizations, and media.
Fortinet's flagship FortiGate security appliances deliver ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Our broad product line of complementary solutions goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise – from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications.
Fortinet generated $615m revenue and 15% year-over-year growth in 2013. The company is solidly profitable with more than $843M in cash, and is cash flow positive.
The Fortinet Advantage
Fortinet’s purpose-built hardware and software provide industry-leading performance for the most demanding networking environments. 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.
Fortinet delivers a robust set of signature-based, heuristic, and advanced security technologies on top of a core high speed firewall and VPN foundation. These include intrusion prevention, application control, anti-malware, anti-spam, web filtering and more.
Fortinet consolidates different network and security functions into a single appliance. This provides a more cost effective deployment, simplified operations and integrated security system.
Market Leadership Across the Board
Fortinet is the worldwide leading provider of UTM appliances, with a commanding 19% share of the UTM appliance market for Q1 2012, as determined by IDC®. IDC stated the UTM market grew more than 17% in 2011 to $2.2 billion and estimates that by 2016 the UTM market will be more than $4.3B, demonstrating a compounded annual growth rate of CAGR of 14% from 2010. IDC also expects that UTM revenues will surpass those of traditional firewall revenues in 2012 and will account for more than 33% of network security revenue in 2014. Fortinet has demonstrated consistent growth, outpacing firewall, IPS, and other security markets.
•61 of the Global 100
•8 of the top 10 Fortune companies in Americas
•9 of the top 10 Fortune companies in EMEA
•9 of the top 10 Fortune companies in APAC
•7 of the top 10 Fortune telecommunications companies
•9 of the top 10 Fortune banking companies
•9 of the top 10 Fortune defense/aerospace companies
Fortinet offers customers unparalleled third-party certifications
Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with customer support, development and sales facilities throughout the world. Fortinet sells its system and subscription service products through a network of channel partners worldwide.