Fortinet(R) Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for 2013 Unified Threat Management

Fortinet(R) Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for 2013 Unified Threat 
Management 
Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute 
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/26/13 --  Fortinet(R) (NASDAQ:
FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today
announced that Gartner, Inc., has positioned Fortinet in the Leaders
quadrant of the 2013 Unified Threat Management Magic Quadrant(1) for
the fifth consecutive year. The full report is available here:
http://www.fortinet.com/resource_center/analyst_reports/gartner-mq-utm-2013.html 
"Relentless innovation and uncompromised dedication to delivering the
best software and hardware engineering are the reasons why Fortinet
believes we continue to lead the UTM market," said Ken Xie, founder
and CEO of Fortinet. "As network performance and security
requirements have evolved, the FortiGate platform has kept pace with
new features that provide the high speed protection networks need
against targeted attacks and the latest advanced persistent threats.
No other security platform offers the same high performance, strong
security, integrated networking, industry certifications and ease of
management that drive the industry and help keep business networks,
applications and data safe." 
UTM - Market Definition
 Gartner defines the UTM market as
multifunction network security products used by small or midsize
businesses (SMBs). Typically, midsize businesses have 100 to 1,000
employees with revenue ranging from $50 million to $1 billion. UTM
products for the SMB market must provide the following functions at a
minimum: standard network stateful firewall functions, Remote access
and site-to-site virtual private network (VPN) support, secure web
gateway (SWG) functionality (anti-malware, URL and Application
Control) and network intrusion prevention (IPS) focused on
workstation protection.  
Worldwide UTM Revenue 
 According to the report, for 2012, Gartner
estimates that worldwide revenue in the UTM market totaled
approximately $1.53 billion, which represents an 18.7% growth over
the analyst's estimate for 2011(2). Gartner believes that the UTM
market will continue to grow faster than many other security markets,
but the analyst firm also sees a number of trends applying downward
pressure on market growth. Regardless, Gartner forecasts continued
growth in the UTM market of approximately 15% compound annual growth
rate through 2018. 
Fortinet - High Performance Network Security
 The key to Fortinet's
UTM leadership positioning and strength is the FortiGate high
performance network security platform. Here, FortiGate appliances
provide unmatched performance and protection while reducing total
cost of ownership and simplifying management by enabling multiple
security functions to be managed from a single pane of glass.
FortiGate appliances leverage advanced software capabilities from its
FortiOS 5 operating system, which gives administrators unparalleled
visibility, security capability and end user control.  
The FortiOS Advantage
 FortiOS is a security-hardened, purpose-built
Operating System that is the foundation of all FortiGate(R) network
security platforms. It can be used across large or small enterprise
infrastructures.  
More Protection - Advanced Threat Protection for Fighting Advanced
Persistent Threats -- FortiOS 5 includes a new, advanced modern
malware detection system for identifying and mitigating Advanced
Persistent Threats. Together with superior, industry-validated
antivirus signatures, FortiOS 5 delivers a multi-layered approach to
dealing with today's most dangerous security threats, including: 


 
--  FortiGuard Antivirus Engine, which identifies standard AV threats and
    also uses advanced heuristics and sandboxing to determine malicious
    behavior
--  FortiGuard Analytics, which identifies zero-day wares for further
    analysis in the cloud
--  FortiGuard Botnet Database, which contains up-to-date information
    about IP reputations and prevents remote command and control
    communications
--  Fortinet Web Filtering, which uses URL matching and advanced DNS-based
    web filters to identify potentially harmful websites

  
More Control - Feature Select for Simplifying Configurations and
Deployments. With FortiOS 5 Feature Select, enterprises can quickly
and easily configure their FortiGate appliances based on their unique
business and security requirements. These preset configurations are
enabled with a single click at the time of system setup or at any
time during the system's deployment. Configuration options include: 


 
--  FW - includes high-speed firewall and VPN
--  NGFW - includes firewall, intrusion prevention and application control
--  ATP - includes advanced threat protection and endpoint control
--  WF - includes Web filtering and explicit proxy
--  NGFW + ATA - includes NGFW and ATP features
--  UTM - includes all previously mentioned features plus email filtering,
    data loss prevention and vulnerability scanning

  
More Intelligence - Contextual Visibility for Enhanced Security
Reporting and Management. FortiOS 5 delivers deeper insights into
historic or real-time network activities using detailed analytics.
Data that can be extracted includes IP and Port, geographical IP,
session type, user names, network usage, network coverage and the
types of applications and devices that are connecting to the network.
With this, administrators can use correlated data to identify top
clients associated with particular threats and further isolate
suspicious Websites and IP addresses. 
For more information on the FortiGate platform, please visit:
http://www.fortinet.com/products/fortigate/index.html 
 For more
information on FortiOS 5, please visit:
http://www.fortinet.com/solutions/os5.html 
 For more information on
Fortinet's performance advantage, please visit:
http://www.fortinet.com/aboutus/fortinet_advantage.html  
Follow Fortinet Online: Twitter at: www.twitter.com/fortinet;
Facebook at: www.facebook.com/fortinet; YouTube at:
http://www.youtube.com/user/SecureNetworks. 
Disclaimer: 
 Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service
depicted in their research publications, and does not advise
technology users to select only those vendors with the highest
ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of
Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as
statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or
implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of
merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  
(1)= Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management"
Published: 19 July 2013, by Greg Young and Jeremy D'Hoinne
 (2)= UTM
Revenue Differentiation: Gartner does not include branch office
firewall revenue as UTM revenue. 
About Fortinet (www.fortinet.com)
 Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) 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 2012
Fortune Global 100. Fortinet's flagship FortiGate product delivers
ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of
security designed to help protect against application and network
threats. Fortinet's broad product line goes beyond UTM to help secure
the extended enterprise -- from endpoints, to the perimeter and the
core, including databases and applications. Fortinet is headquartered
in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world. 
Copyright Copyright 2013 Fortinet, Inc. All rights reserved. The
symbols (R) and (TM) denote respectively federally registered
trademarks and unregistered trademarks of Fortinet, Inc., its
subsidiaries and affiliates. Fortinet's trademarks include, but are
not limited to, the following: Fortinet, FortiGate, FortiGuard,
FortiManager, FortiMail, FortiClient, FortiCare, FortiAnalyzer,
FortiReporter, FortiOS, FortiASIC, FortiWiFi, FortiSwitch, FortiVoIP,
FortiBIOS, FortiLog, FortiResponse, FortiCarrier, FortiScan, FortiAP,
FortiDB, FortiVoice and FortiWeb. Other trademarks belong to their
respective owners. Fortinet has not independently verified
statements, statistics, or certifications herein attributed to third
parties, such as Gartner, and Fortinet does not independently endorse
such statements. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein,
nothing herein constitutes a warranty, guarantee, binding
specification or other binding commitment by Fortinet, and
performance and other specification information herein may be unique
to certain environments. This news release may contain
forward-looking statements, such as any statements regarding
financial performance or operating results going forward, that
involve uncertainties and assumptions. Changes of circumstances,
execution challenges, product release delays, or other risks as
stated in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
located at www.sec.gov, may cause results to differ materially from
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uncertainties materialize or the assumptions prove incorrect, results
may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such
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Media Contact:  
Rick Popko 
Fortinet, Inc. 
408-486-7853 
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Investor Contact:  
Michelle Spolver 
Fortinet, Inc. 
408-486-7837 
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