Fortinet was founded in 2000 by Ken Xie, the visionary founder and former president and CEO of NetScreen and is led by a strong and seasoned management team with deep experience in the networking and security arenas.
The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with customer support, development and sales facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia to ensure continuous customer success. Fortinet sells its system and subscription service products through a network of channel partners worldwide.
Fortinet is the pioneer and leading provider of multi-threat security systems that enable secure business communications and deliver the best security, performance and total cost of ownership available. The award-winning security systems and subscription services protect the networks of more than 20,000 customers worldwide - including the largest telecommunications carriers, service providers and enterprises of all sizes.
Fortinet's award-winning FortiGate™ series of ASIC-accelerated Antivirus Firewalls are the new generation of real-time network protection systems. They detect and eliminate the most damaging, content-based threats from email and Web traffic such as viruses, worms, intrusions, inappropriate Web content and more in real time - without degrading network performance. The FortiGate systems deliver a full range of network-level services - firewall, VPN, intrusion detection and traffic shaping - as well as application-level services such as anti-virus, content filtering and anti-spam, in dedicated, easily managed platforms.
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