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Network edge protection

High threat protection performance. 
Automated visibility to stop attacks

Next-generation firewalls are an important part of network security implementation. The NGFW / UTM network firewall operated by specially designed security units (SPUs), including the latest NP7 Network Processor 7.0.Fortinet is the global leader and worldwide vendor in the network security and unified threat management (UTM) market.

Fortinet NGFW reduces cost and complexity by eliminating participating products and consolidating industry-leading security features, including Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) inspection to ensure full visibility and secure the edge. It is hybrid, enabling enterprises to provide the best user experience and manage security risks with better business continuity. This is the first - of its kind - solution for next-generation firewalls and enables a security-oriented network in a more efficient and cost-effective way.

Gartner estimates that by 2019 80% of enterprise traffic will be encrypted and 50% of attacks targeting the enterprise will be hidden in encrypted traffic to infiltrate networks or exfiltrate data, so employing HTTPS inspection is a requirement. 


Processing - Secure Processing Units Overview

Fortinet's next-generation firewalls utilize intelligent threat security processors and network security services, created from labs FortiGuard with AI technology, to offer high-level protection, high-performance inspection of encrypted and clear-text traffic. 

O Fortigate reduces cost and complexity with full visibility into applications, users, and networks and provides the best security. 


Fortinet continues to innovate and create new Secure Processing Units (SPUs) to meet one of our key fundamental principles: security devices should never become a performance bottleneck in a network and security architecture, nor should they sacrifice visibility, user experience, or security to achieve required application performance. In short, deliver on the promise of digital innovation.

As an integral part of the Fortinet Security Fabric, they can communicate within Fortinet's broad security portfolio Fortinetas well as third-party security solutions in a multi-vendor environment to share threat information and improve security posture.

Traffic Control

The FortiGate next-generation firewall controls the oversized traffic entering and leaving the network. Inspections are performed in real time to ensure that only legitimate traffic is allowed, without compromising the user experience or costly downtime.

NGFWs can communicate with FortiGuard and FortiSandbox services, as well as with other firewalls in the Fortinet Security Fabric. To protect against known and everyday threats and improve operational efficiency through integration with Fortinet Security FabricFortiGate NGFW is integrated with both FortiGuard and its Artificially Intelligent (AI) services.

Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) what is it?

A UTM next-generation firewall (NGFW) protects an organization against internal and external threats. It is the next generation of firewalls and one of the most important components of a modern enterprise firewall solution. In addition to maintaining the same level of security as a traditional firewall, such as detecting and responding to intrusions, the NGFW has more comprehensive content inspection capabilities.

These capabilities enable the NGFW to detect attacks, malware and other threats and ensure greater visibility within the organization. The NGFW provides an organization with the opportunity to improve visibility using advanced firewalls, such as intrusion detection and response.

As the threat landscape evolves and expands, and companies grow to meet increasing customer needs, traditional firewalls continue to lag behind in protection on a large scale, resulting in poor user experiences and weak security. NGFW includes future updates that provide the flexibility to keep your organization secure when new threats emerge.

Use Case



Reducing complexity by consolidating products to reduce costs is a major concern for many enterprises. Equally important is ensuring secure access to private and public cloud resources without the fear of encrypted malware. Obtaining granular visibility into devices, users, real-time threat information, and automation is key to ensuring attacks are addressed in a timely manner.

Reduce Complexity with Fortigate

Reduce Complexity

As the UTM firewall evolves, it is imperative that you consolidate products and services to reduce complexity. With industry-leading threat protection and services from FortiGuard Labs, you can reduce costs and maximize your return on investment (ROI).

Encrypted Cloud Access

Get comprehensive visibility and policy controls by inspecting all types of traffic, from unencrypted to encrypted text.

Implement intrusion prevention system (IPS) protection.

Visibility and Automation

Visibility and Automation

Gain access to network and security events for contextual visibility and streamline operations with automated processes.

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