April 26, 2013 at 09:00 AM EDT
Fortinet Takes Two Awards at SC Awards Europe 2013
Security Professionals Recognize FortiGate-3240C as "Best Network Security Solution" and FortiGate-1000C as "Best Integrated Security Solution" at London Awards Evening

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/26/13 -- Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that both its FortiGate-3240C and FortiGate-1000C multi-threat security appliances were among the winners at the SC Awards Europe 2013. The awards were presented at the exclusive SC Magazine Awards dinner, held at the London Hilton this week.

A panel of industry judges from the highest levels of the information security profession reviewed the various solutions submitted for this year's awards. The FortiGate-3240C, winner in the Best Network Security Solution category, was acknowledged for its high levels of performance, deployment flexibility and security for enterprise networks. Boasting the highest density footprint of any security solution in its class, the FortiGate-3240C's integrated security architecture enables strong protection against the most advanced threats coming from the network, content or applications, while optimizing performance, simplifying management and reducing costs.

In the Best Integrated Security Solution category, Fortinet's FortiGate-1000C appliance won for its ability to create multiple security zones for departments, users, access methods and devices therefore enforcing high-performance network security. Delivering industry leading performance and flexibility, the FortiGate-1000C enables enterprises to deploy the right blend of essential hardware-accelerated technologies, including firewall, VPN, intrusion prevention, application control and web-content filtering, to meet the evolving network requirements of the future.

"It's a huge honor to be recognized by the SC Magazine judges twice in one evening," said Patrice Perche, vice president international sales and support for Fortinet. "Our solution suite is designed to provide enterprises with broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. With our flagship FortiGate series, we are leading innovation in information security technologies. We will continue to focus on providing robust solutions that give our customers the power to secure and control their network infrastructure."

For further information on the FortiGate-1000C and 3240C, please visit:
http://www.fortinet.com/products/fortigate/1000C.html
http://www.fortinet.com/products/fortigate/3240C.html

The SC Magazine awards are widely recognized across Europe and honor professionals working to secure enterprises and the vendor communities that deliver innovative security technologies.

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About Fortinet (www.fortinet.com)
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2012 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet's flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Fortinet's broad product line goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise -- from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world.

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