FortiGate 200F is Fortinet’s Latest SD-WAN ASIC-powered Appliance, Expands SD-WAN Anywhere, Supports Large and Complex WAN Deployments

FortiGate 200F
FortiGate 200F is Fortinet’s Latest SD-WAN ASIC-powered Appliance

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.”

News Summary

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.

SpecificationFortiGate 200FIndustry AverageSecurity Compute RatingPalo Alto Networks CloudGenix ION-3000Cisco Meraki MX100VeloCloud Edge 680Juniper SRX 345
IPsec VPN13Gbps0.95Gbps14x0.5Gbps0.5Gbps2Gbps0.8Gbps
Threat prevention 3Gbps0.65Gbps5xNA0.65GbpsNANA
SSL Inspection 4GbpsNANANANA
Concurrent Sessions3,000,000766,6664x25,000NA1,900,000375,000
Connections per second280,00017,10016xNANA19,20015,000
Client to GW Tunnels16,00020080xNA250NA150

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).