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Fortinet

March 06, 2012 09:00 ET

Fortinet® Wins 2012 SC Magazine Readers' Trust Award

Security Professionals Recognize FortiGate-60C as "Best UTM Security"

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2012) - Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that its FortiGate™ multi-threat security appliance -- the FortiGate™-60C -- was recognized with the 2012 Readers' Trust Award for "Best UTM Security." The announcement was made at the exclusive SC Magazine Awards Gala, held Tuesday in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference.

The FortiGate-60C multi-threat security appliance offers unmatched performance, flexibility, and security for remote, branch or small office networks. The FortiGate-60C integrates firewall, application control, intrusion prevention, Web filtering, IPSec and SSL VPN, antivirus, antispam, data loss prevention (DLP), SSL inspection, endpoint NAC and vulnerability management into a single device at a single price.

The appliance couples high performance hardware with an internal data storage and innovative expansion options, such as wireless broadband support in one appliance. It is Fortinet's most prolific network security appliance in the field.

"We are honored to be recognized yet again by SC Magazine's readers for our innovative enterprise-level security solutions," said Patrick Bedwell, vice president of product marketing at Fortinet. "We focus on providing truly integrated, high-performance security solutions that will continue to earn our customer's trust. We strive to enable enterprises, MSSPs and carriers to secure their networks with easy to deploy and cost-effective solutions that streamline management."

In its 15th year, the information security industry's most prominent accolade, the annual SC Awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals, while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the trenches, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the passionate work of government, commercial and nonprofits -- all working to help improve global security. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards.

About Fortinet (www.fortinet.com)
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the 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 2011 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.

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