Fortinet announced it has been recognized as a Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls. The report evaluated Fortinet’s Security Fabric, its’ completeness of vision’ and ‘ability to execute’ as factors for the placement in the Magic Quadrant. As a foundation of the Fortinet Security Fabric, the FortiGate Enterprise Firewall is the only solution that delivers the scale, automation, and performance needed to protect from the edge to the datacenter and from IoT to the Cloud.
More than 310,000 customers trust Fortinet solutions to deliver the broadest, most powerful and highly automated security to defend their entire attack surfaces. FortiGate Enterprise Firewall customers have enthusiastically provided 288 perfect 5-star reviews and 498 total reviews on Gartner Peer Insights – compared with the 418 reviews for the next ten enterprise firewall vendors combined as of July 12th.
Independent evaluation and market analysis conducted by firms like Gartner are critical to help businesses determine the best vendors to protect their critical data and assets against an increasingly hostile threat landscape.
Ken Xie, founder, chairman of the board and CEO at Fortinet, said, “Cybersecurity is a very dynamic space. Customer requirements keep evolving, the attack surface is growing as mobile devices, cloud computing and IoT is used in corporate networks, and the threat landscape is getting more sophisticated and automated. Just over a year ago, we launched our Fortinet Security Fabric technology vision to deliver an architectural approach to security that is specifically designed to see and respond to threats in real time, automatically adapt to distributed networks and provide the performance needed to keep up with growing data and user demands. We believe that Gartner’s recognition of Fortinet as a leader in its Enterprise Firewall Magic Quadrant is a testament to the successful execution and market adoption of our Security Fabric vision.”