Fortinet FortiGate-500E / FG-500E Next Generation (NGFW) Firewall Security Appliance

Fortinet FortiGate 500E – Security appliance – 10 GigE – 1U – rack-mountable

SKU: FG-500E~PVAR Categories: , Brand: Fortinet


The FortiGate 500E delivers next generation firewall capabilities for mid-sized to large enterprises, with the flexibility to be deployed at the campus or enterprise branch. Protects against cyber threats with security processor powered high performance, security efficacy and deep visibility.


  • Protects against known exploits, malware and malicious websites using continuous threat intelligence provided by FortiGuard Labs security services
  • Identify thousands of applications including cloud applications for deep inspection into network traffic
  • Protects against unknown attacks using dynamic analysis and provides automated mitigation to stop targeted attacks


  • Delivers industry’s best threat protection performance and ultra-low latency using purpose-built security processor (SPU) technology
  • Provides industry-leading performance and protection for SSL encrypted traffic


  • Independently tested and validated best security effectiveness and performance
  • Received unparalleled third-party certifications from NSS Labs, ICSA, Virus Bulletin and AV Comparatives 


  • Delivers extensive routing, switching, wireless controller and high performance IPsec VPN capabilities to consolidate networking and security functionality
  • Enables flexible deployment such as Next Generation Firewall and Secure SD-WAN 


  • Single Pane of Glass with Network Operations Center (NOC) view provides 360° visibility to identify issues quickly and intuitively
  • Predefined compliance checklist analyzes the deployment and highlights best practices to improve overall security posture

Security Fabric

  • Enables Fortinet and Fabric-ready partners’ products to collaboratively integrate and provide end-to-end security across the entire attack surface
  • Automatically builds Network Topology visualizations which discover IoT devices and provide complete visibility into Fortinet and Fabric-ready partner products

Next Generation Firewall (NGFW)

  • Combines threat prevention security capabilities into single high performance network security appliance
  • Reduces complexity by creating campus topology view and providing granular visibility of devices, users and threat information
  • Identify and stop threats with powerful intrusion prevention beyond port and protocol that examines the actual content of your network traffic
  • Delivers industry’s highest SSL inspection performance using industry-mandated ciphers
  • Proactively detect malicious unknown threats using integrated cloud-based sandbox service

Secure SD-WAN

  • Secure direct Internet access for Cloud applications for improved latency and reduce WAN cost spending
  • Effective, cost-efficient and high performance threat prevention capabilities
  • WAN Path Controller and Link Health Monitoring for better application performance
  • Security Processor powered industry’s best IPsec VPN and SSL Inspection performance
  • Centralized Management and Zero-Touch deployment 

Additional information

Weight 47 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 17 × 1.8 in

No License, UTP, 360 Protection, Enterprise


Hardware Only, 1 Year, 3 Years, 5 Years

Product Description Fortinet FortiGate 500E - security appliance
Device Type Security appliance
Form Factor Rack-mountable
Processor Fortinet FortiASIC CP9/NP6
Performance Firewall throughput (1518-byte UDP): 36 Gbps u00a6 Firewall throughput (512-byte UDP): 36 Gbps u00a6 Firewall throughput (64-byte UDP): 32 Gbps u00a6 Firewall latency (64-byte UDP): 2 u00b5s u00a6 Firewall throughput: 33 Mpps u00a6 VPN throughput (512-bit IPSec): 20 Gbps u00a6 VPN throughput (SSL): 5 Gbps u00a6 IPS throughput: 5.2 Gbps u00a6 SSL inspection throughput: 6.8 Gbps u00a6 Application control (AVC) throughput: 14 Gbps u00a6 IPS throughput (HTTP): 11 Gbps u00a6 NGFW throughput: 5 Gbps u00a6 CAPWAP throughput: 18 Gbps u00a6 Threat protection throughput: 4.7 Gbps
Capacity Concurrent TCP sessions: 8000000 u00a6 New TCP sessions per second: 300000 u00a6 Firewall policies: 10000 u00a6 Gateway to gateway IPSec VPN Tunnels: 2000 u00a6 Client to gateway IPSec VPN tunnels: 50000 u00a6 Concurrent SSL VPN users: 500 u00a6 Virtual domains: 10 u00a6 Number of FortiAP devices: 512 u00a6 Number of FortiToken devices: 1000 u00a6 Maximum number of registered endpoints: 600
Included Accessories 2 SX SFP transceivers
Power AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Built-in Devices LED panel
Processors Installed Fortinet FortiASIC CP9/NP6
Connectivity Technology Wired
Network / Transport Protocol TCP/IP, UDP/IP, IPSec, SCTP
Remote Management Protocol HTTP, CLI
Status Indicators Power, status, alarm, HA
Features Firewall protection, switching, routing, VPN support, traffic shaping, content filtering, manageable, IPv6 support, High Availability, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), IPv4 support, CAPWAP support, checksum offload support, anti-virus protection
Encryption Algorithm SSL, 256-bit AES, 256-bit SHA, TLS 1.2
Interfaces 8 x 1000Base-T - RJ-45 u00a6 8 x 1000Base-T - SFP (mini-GBIC) u00a6 2 x 1000Base-T (management) - RJ-45 u00a6 2 x 10Gb Ethernet - SFP+ u00a6 2 x USB - Type A u00a6 1 x console - RJ-45
Compliant Standards UL, VCCI, C-Tick, ICSA IPSec certified, ICSA Firewall certified, cUL, ICSA Antivirus, CB, FCC Part 15 B Class A, USGv6, ICSA SSL-VPN, ICSA IPS
Power Device Internal power supply
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Power Consumption Operational 100 Watt
OS Provided FortiOS
Min Operating Temperature 32 u00b0F
Max Operating Temperature 104 u00b0F
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90% (non-condensing)