Fortinet Customers Realize 100% ROI in Five Years with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN
Bangalore, India, January 20, 2021
Rajesh Maurya, Regional Vice President, India & SAARC, at Fortinet
“Fortinet delivers the industry’s only SD-WAN ASIC-powered WAN edge solution to deliver better performance, reduce point products and achieve unmatched ROI for our customers. Recently joining this line-up is the FortiGate 200F, which completes Fortinet’s portfolio of SD-WAN ASIC-based appliances, enabling us to provide flexibility of both WAN edges and thin edges using the same platform to help large enterprises secure any edge at scale.”
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced continued customer momentum of Fortinet Secure SD-WAN and the official completion of the roll-out of Fortinet’s SD-WAN ASIC-based FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalls with the FortiGate 200F series.
Enterprise customer deployments of Fortinet Secure SD-WAN average a 70 percent return on investment (ROI) in three years and 100 percent ROI in five years. Fortinet attributes this to its ability to consolidate SD-WAN, advanced routing, a wireless controller, and in many cases built-in LTE connectivity, on Fortinet’s industry-leading next-generation firewall built around a common operating system and centralized management and orchestration system. To learn more about Fortinet’s ability to deliver real value for customers visit our blog, “Realize 100% ROI in Five Years or Sooner with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN.”
FortiGate 200F Delivers Flexible Support for Both Converged and Thin Edges
The recently announced FortiGate 200F Next-Generation Firewall completes the roll-out of FortiGate appliances to include the latest version (SOC4) of Fortinet’s SD-WAN ASIC, built to accelerate the performance of WAN Edge deployments. The FortiGate 200F showcases Fortinet’s ability to support both WAN edge and thin edge deployments.
- WAN Edge: FortiGate 200F integrates industry-leading SD-WAN and next-generation firewall capabilities to allow enterprises to consolidate point products and secure the WAN edge.
- Thin Edge: For enterprises with thin branch offices, FortiGate 200F allows the easy replacement of legacy routers in favor of an SD-WAN appliance with integrated advanced routing capabilities and support for diverse network topologies. This allows organizations to move from traditional IP routing to application-centric networks and reduce costs.
FortiGate 200F vs. Competitors
Below is a comparison of the top SD-WAN appliances on the market against the FortiGate 200F series. Security Compute Rating is a benchmark (performance multiplier) that compares FortiGate performance versus the industry average of competing products across various categories that fall within the same price band.
|Specification||FortiGate 200F||Industry Average||Security Compute Rating||Palo Alto Networks CloudGenix ION-3000||Cisco Meraki MX100||VeloCloud Edge 680||Juniper SRX 345|
|Connections per second||280,000||17,100||16x||NA||NA||19,200||15,000|
|Client to GW Tunnels||16,000||200||80x||NA||250||NA||150|
With Security Compute Ratings such as 14x better IPsec VPN performance than the industry average, the FortiGate 200F highlights the significant performance advantage that Fortinet’s custom-built processors, including Fortinet’s SOC4 SD-WAN ASIC, are able to deliver to customers.
Fortinet Delivers SD-WAN Anywhere
Thousands of customers around the world have chosen Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to accelerate their digital innovation goals. Fortinet attributes this success to its security-driven networking approach allowing enterprises to combine SD-WAN and network firewall in one unified solution that is scalable across branch, campus, home and multi-cloud deployments. Going well beyond simply connecting branch offices to cloud services or the core network, Fortinet Secure SD-WAN runs natively in every major public cloud environment, scales to support large data centers, is the only SD-WAN appliance suitable for harsh operational technology environments, and comes in a form factor small enough to fit on a home office desktop. This can ensure and enable a wide range of fast and secure connections from anywhere to anywhere, from the WAN Edge to the LAN Edge (SD-Branch), Home Edge, Operational Technology (OT) Edge, Data Center Edge, and Cloud Edge (SASE).