|Exchange:||NASDAQ national market|
|Industry:||Software - Application|
|Fortinet, Inc, was incorporated in Delaware in October 2000. The Company is a provider of network security solutions that are designed to address the fundamental problems of an increasingly bandwidth-intensive network environment and a more sophisticated information technology threat landscape. Through its products and subscription services, it provide broad, integrated and high performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure for enterprises, service providers and governmental entities worldwide. Its flagship Unified Threat Management solution consists of its FortiGate physical and virtual appliance products that provide a broad array of security and networking functions, including firewall, VPN, application control, antivirus, intrusion prevention, Web filtering, vulnerability management, antispam, wireless controller, and WAN acceleration. The Company also offers other product lines that provide additional protection, such as FortiAP, secure wireless access points; FortiWeb, security for Web-based applications; FortiMail, multi-featured, high performance messaging security; FortiDB, centrally managed database-specific security; FortiClient, endpoint security for desktops, laptops and mobile devices and that is primarily used in conjunction with its FortiGate appliances; FortiScan, endpoint vulnerability assessment and remediation; FortiSwitch, Ethernet switches; FortiBridge, bypass appliances to help ensure network availability; FortiAuthenticator, scalable secure authentication for enterprise networks; FortiBalancer, optimizing the availability and performance of mobile, cloud, and enterprise applications; FortiCache, reducing the cost of and impact of cached internet content; and FortiDNS, providing secure DNS caching. The Company also offers virtual appliances for the FortiGate, FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer, FortiWeb, FortiMail, and FortiScan product lines. Its main competitors include networking companies such as Cisco Systems, Inc., Juniper Networks, Inc., and security vendors such as Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., McAfee Inc., and SonicWALL, Inc., Palo Alto Networks, and other point solution security vendors. The Company is subject to various environmental laws and regulations including laws governing the hazardous material content of its products and laws relating to the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. The laws and regulations to which the Company is subject include the European Union, RoHS and the EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive as well as the implementing legislation of the EU member states.|
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