Description of Fortinet
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Fortinet’s products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Fortinet’s customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2011 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world.
Founded in 2000 by Ken Xie, the visionary founder and former president and CEO of NetScreen, Fortinet is led by a strong and seasoned management team with deep experience in networking and security. Fortinet’s market position has been validated by widespread recognition by industry analysts, business organizations, and media. Fortinet generated $615m revenue and 15% year-over-year growth in 2013. The company is solidly profitable with more than $843M in cash, and is cash flow positive.
Company Type: Public
Company Size: 1001-5,000
Description of Fortinet Security Product(s)
Fortinet’s broad security portfolio helps small business, enterprise, industrial, and services providers with the solution called “Fortinet Security Fabric”. Fortinet’s flagship FortiGate security appliances deliver ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Our broad product line of complementary solutions goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise – from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications. Fortinet security solutions include solutions for network, endpoint, application, data center, cloud, and access that are designed to work together as an integrated and collaborative security fabric. Fortinet aims to provide an integrated end-to-end security solution across the entire attack surface along any point along the kill chain.