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Fortinet’s FortiGate-3950 Series Receives Network Security Special Award at Interop Tokyo’s 2010 Best of Show Awards
Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2010 02:07:00 PM
New Fortinet Multi-threat Security Appliances Recognized for Their Strong Performance and Suitability for the High-End Market

- Fortinet® (- a leading network security provider and worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions, today announced that the company’s recently launched FortiGate®-3950 series has received the Special Award at Interop Tokyo 2010 held at Makuhari Messe between June 7 to 11. Fortinet’s technology solution stood out amongst a crowd of networking solutions presented by more than 300 vendors at the event.

Competing in the Network Security category of Interop Tokyo’s Best of Show Awards, Fortinet’s FortiGate-3950 series was recognized for its strong performance and its ability to meet high-end network security requirements. Suguru Yamaguchi, Professor at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology in Japan and jury leader for Interop’s awards, said, “Fortinet’s pursuit of excellence is demonstrated in its technology standards and features today. We highly value Fortinet’s new system architecture, allowing to achieve 120Gbps firewall throughput. FortiGate series has proven to be a robust solution of choice for large organizations requiring high-performance and security virtualization in demanding data centre environments.”

Fortinet’s FortiGate-3950 series is composed of two new flagship multi-threat security appliances that consolidate best-in-class firewall and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) performance with advanced application-based security protection that is purpose-built for large enterprises. The new FortiGate-3950B appliance delivers up to 120 Gbps of low-latency firewall inspection performance to help secure the most demanding enterprise environments, including high-speed data centers and network perimeters.

“We are honored by the Interop Tokyo jury’s selection of the FortiGate-3950 series for the network security Best of Show Award,” said Yasuyuki Shinmen, country manager of Fortinet Japan. “The special award validates our technology innovation. It also clearly demonstrates our commitment and ability to deliver the most comprehensive and cutting-edge security solutions for service providers and large enterprises.”
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