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Fortinet

November 13, 2013 09:00 ET

Fortinet® Named to Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ for Eighth Consecutive Year

Deloitte Based Rankings on Percentage of Fiscal Year Revenue Growth During the Period From 2008-2012

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2013) - Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a global leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that it has been named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™ for the eighth consecutive year. Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 ranks 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the period from 2008-2012.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

"It is an honor to be featured again in this year's Technology Fast 500," said Ken Xie, Fortinet founder, president and CEO. "Our ability to quickly develop innovative, high-performance network security products combined with our dedicated focus on fulfilling customer requirements have been instrumental in the continued growth and success of our company."

About Fortinet's Flagship FortiGate Platform
The award-winning FortiGate Network Security Platform delivers unmatched performance and protection while simplifying the network. Fortinet offers models for any deployment requirement, from the desktop FortiGate-20 series for small offices and retail networks to the chassis-based FortiGate-5000 series for large enterprises, service providers, data centers and carriers. The FortiGate platform leverages FortiOS 5, the industry's most advanced network security operating system. FortiOS is a security-hardened, purpose-built operating system that allows for flexible deployment models within the network such as core firewall, which provides very high performance firewall with ultra low latency or edge firewall, which can be used to serve internal or external communities with varying trust levels using different firewall personalities, including firewall + VPN, firewall + IPS, NGFW, advanced threat protection and more.

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About Fortinet (www.fortinet.com)
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) protects networks, users and data from continually evolving threats. As a global leader in high-performance network security, we enable businesses and governments to consolidate and integrate stand-alone technologies without suffering performance penalties. Unlike costly, inflexible and low-performance alternatives, Fortinet solutions empower customers to embrace new technologies and business opportunities while protecting essential systems and content. Learn more at www.fortinet.com.

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