Optimize WAN Investments with Better Security and More Control

Fortinet's Secure Hybrid WAN solution is delivered by Fortinet's Network Firewall Platform, which combines advanced security features, link load balancing and deep application visibility into a single platform.

Distributed Enterprise organizations are using more public cloud services, videos and mobility to drive business needs, resulting in tremendous growth in network traffic. Hence to optimize WAN investments, many organizations are looking for hybrid approach to WAN connectivity, leveraging both private leased lines (MPLS) and low cost Internet without compromising security.

Fortinet’s Secure Hybrid WAN solution is delivered by Fortinet's Network Firewall Platform, which combines advanced security features, link load balancing and deep application visibility into a single platform. This optimizes WAN investments, reduces complexity and provides secure connectivity between locations.

Hybrid WAN diagram

Application Visibility and Link Load Balancing

Fortinet Application Control identifies more than 3,500 discrete applications, users and devices on your network. It also offers deep inspection of cloud applications to give organizations better insights into cloud services. FortiGate’s integrated Application Control with link load balancing allows organizations to determine the type of traffic, enforce policy for business-critical services and quickly resolve network problems.

Better Security

Fortinet’s Unified Threat Management (UTM) consolidates multiple network security functions such as intrusion prevention, Web Filter and Antimalware into a single device, which lowers TCO and helps protect against the latest cyberthreats. Its custom ASIC based Optimum Path Processing and flexible Network Security Operating System (FortiOS) deliver higher performance and better security to deliver Secured Hybrid WAN connectivity regardless of types of links being used.

Centralized Security Policy

Given the widely distributed nature of many enterprise environments, the ability to quickly provision, scale and control your policy is critical. Together, FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer provide a unified administrative console to oversee your distributed security architecture.

Highlights

  • Leader in the Gartner’s UTM Magic Quadrant since 2009
  • Integrated WAN optimization and Link Load Balancing
  • Delivers higher Service Level Agreements (SLA) for business critical applications
  • Easy to use management, scalable to thousands of distributed locations
  • Integrated Wireless LAN and 3G/4G connectivity