The FortiGate-60F Secure SD-WAN firewall is nothing short of a rule-breaker. Why? Because typically SMBs have to decide whether they value speed or protection more in their firewalls.. Higher speeds means you skimp on security. But multiple layers of security cost you speed. Usually you don’t get the best of both worlds in firewalls of this class. But with the FortiGate 60F, you actually get both lock-down security and vapor-trail speeds.
The FortiGate-60F has Firewall Throughput that clocks in at 10 Gbps. That’s 15 times faster than the industry average! With Threat Protection enabled, you get .7 Gbps Throughput, which is 4 times faster than the industry average. Even with SSL Inspection enabled, you still get .75 Gbps Throughput! It can manage up to 30 FortiAPs. And, at the same time it’s built-in SD-WAN provides secure, direct Internet access for the kinds of cloud-connected applications that businesses now depend on like Dropbox, GitHub, Salesforce, Office 365, and more.
Under the hood
How, then does the FG 60F accomplish these numbers? Well, rather than outsource, Fortinet develops their own chipsets. The newest ASIC SOC4 chip is a beast. This chip is what makes this system great. In fact, Fortinet claims this to be the world’s first SD-WAN specific ASIC. As a result, the FortiGate 60F can deliver both the secured SD-WAN networking feature and security stack on the same chip.
Who is the FG 60F designed for?
So, the FG 60F firewall is an excellent choice for an office of up to 25 users that demands multiple levels of protection, Secure SD-WAN and all while maintaining some pretty high throughputs. Additionally, it would be ideal for or any organization looking to deploy applications or devices across multiple branch locations.