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Fortinet FortiWiFi 51E
Secure SD-WAN Next Generation Firewall

Fortinet FortiWiFi 51E

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The FortiGate/FortiWiFi 50E series provides an application-centric, scalable, and secure SDWAN solution in a compact fanless desktop form factor for enterprise branch offices and midsized businesses. Protects against cyber threats with system-on-a-chip acceleration and industry-leading secure SD-WAN in a simple, affordable, and easy to deploy solution. Fortinet’s Security-Driven Networking approach provides tight integration of the network to the new generation of security.


  • Identifies thousands of applications inside network traffic for deep inspection and granular policy enforcement
  • Protects against malware, exploits, and malicious websites in both encrypted and non-encrypted traffic
  • Prevents and detects against known and unknown attacks using continuous threat intelligence from AI-powered FortiGuard Labs security services


  • 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


  • Delivers advanced networking capabilities that seamlessly integrate with advanced layer 7 security and virtual domains (VDOMs) to offer extensive deployment flexibility, multi-tenancy and effective utilization of resources
  • Delivers high-density, flexible combination of various high-speed interfaces to enable best TCO for customers for data center and WAN deployments


  • Includes a Management Console that is effective, simple to use, and provides comprehensive network automation & visibility.
  • Provides Zero Touch Integration with Security Fabric’s Single Pane of Glass Management
  • Predefined compliance checklist analyzes the deployment and highlights the best practices to improve overall security posture

Security Fabric

  • Enables Fortinet and Fabric-ready partners’ products to provide broader visibility, integrated end-to-end detection, threat intelligence sharing and automated remediation


Firewall IPS NGFW Threat Protection Interfaces
2.5 Gbps 350 Mbps 220 Mbps 160 Mbps Multiple GE RJ45 | WiFi variants |
Variants with internal storage


FortiGate 51E

FortiGate 51E


  1. 1x USB Port
  2. . 1x Console RJ45
  3. 2x GE RJ45 WAN Ports
  4. 5x GE RJ45 Switch Ports

FortiWifi 50E / 51E

FortiWifi 50E / 51E


  1. 1x USB Port
  2. 1x Console RJ45
  3. 2x GE RJ45 WAN Ports
  4. 5x GE RJ45 Switch Ports

Install in Minutes with FortiExplorer

The FortiExplorer wizard enables easy setup and configuration coupled with easy-to-follow instructions. FortiExplorer runs on popular mobile devices like Android and iOS. Using FortiExplorer is as simple as starting the application and connecting to the appropriate USB port on the FortiGate. By using FortiExplorer, you can be up and running and protected in minutes.

Wireless and 3G/4G WAN Extensions

The FortiGate supports external 3G/4G modems that allow additional or redundant WAN connectivity for maximum reliability. The FortiGate can also operate as a wireless access point controller to further extend wireless capabilities.

Compact and Reliable Form Factor

Designed for small environments, you can simply place the FortiGate/FortiWiFi 50/51E on a desktop. It is small, lightweight yet highly reliable with superior MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure), minimizing the chance of a network disruption.

Superior Wireless Coverage

A built-in dual-band, dual-stream access point with internal antennas is integrated on the FortiWiFi 50E and provides speedy 802.11ac wireless access. The dual-band chipset addresses the PCI-DSS compliance requirement for rogue AP wireless scanning, providing maximum protection for regulated environments.

Fabric Security:

Fabric Security

Security Fabric

The Security Fabric is the cybersecurity platform that enables digital innovations. It delivers broad visibility of the entire attack surface to better manage risk. Its unified and integrated solution reduces the complexity of supporting multiple-point products, while automated workflows increase operational speeds and reduce response times across the Fortinet deployment ecosystem. The Fortinet Security Fabric overs the following key areas under a single management center:

  • Security-Driven Networking: that secures, accelerates, and unifies the network and user experience
  • Zero Trust Network Access : that identifies and secures users and devices in real-time, on and off of the network
  • Dynamic Cloud Security : that protects and controls cloud infrastructures and applications
  • AI-Driven Security Operations: that automatically prevents, detects, isolates, and responds to cyber threats


FortiGates are the foundation of the Fortinet Security Fabric — the core is FortiOS. All security and networking capabilities across the entire FortiGate platform are controlled with one intuitive operating system. FortiOS reduces complexity, costs, and response times by truly consolidating next-generation security products and services into one platform.

  • A truly consolidated platform with a single OS and paneof-glass for across the entire digital attack surface
  • Industry-leading protection: NSS Labs Recommended, VB100, AV Comparatives, and ICSA validated security and performance
  • Leverage the latest technologies such as deception-based security
  • Control thousands of applications, block the latest exploits, and filter web traffic based on millions of real-time URL ratings in addition to true TLS 1.3 support
  • Automatically prevent, detect, and mitigate advanced attacks within minutes with an integrated AI-driven security and advanced threat protection
  • Improve and unify the user experience with innovative SD-WAN capabilities with the ability to detect, contain, and isolate threats with automated segmentation
  • Utilize SPU hardware acceleration to boost network security performance


FortiGuard™ Security Services

FortiGuard Labs offers real-time intelligence on the threat landscape, delivering comprehensive security updates across the full range of Fortinet’s solutions. Comprised of security threat researchers, engineers, and forensic specialists, the team collaborates with the world’s leading threat monitoring organizations and other network and security vendors, as well as law enforcement agencies.

FortiCare™ Support Services

FortiCare customer support team provides global technical support for all Fortinet products. With support staff in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Asia, FortiCare offers services to meet the needs of enterprises of all sizes.


FWF-50E FG-51E FWF-51E
Hardware Specifications
GE RJ45 Switch Ports 5 5 5
GE RJ45 WAN Ports 2 2 2
USB Ports 1 1 1
Console (RJ45) 1 1 1
Wireless Interface 802.11 a/b/g/n - 802.11 a/b/g/n
Internal Storage 32 GB SSD 32 GB SSD
System Performance — Enterprise Traffic Mix
IPS Throughput 350 Mbps
NGFW Throughput 220 Mbps
Threat Protection Throughput 160 Mbps
System Performance
Firewall Throughput 2.5 Gbps
Firewall Latency
(64 byte UDP packets)
180 μs
Firewall Throughput (Packets Per Second) 375 Kpps
Concurrent Sessions (TCP) 1.8 Million
New Sessions/Second (TCP) 21,000
Firewall Policies 5,000
IPsec VPN Throughput(512 byte packets) 90 Mbps
Gateway-to-Gateway IPsecVPN Tunnels 200
Client-to-Gateway IPsecVPN Tunnels 250
SSL-VPN Throughput 100 Mbps
Concurrent SSL-VPN Users(Recommended Maximum) 200
SSL Inspection Throughput 2 150 Mbps
SSL Inspection CPS 2 140
SSL Inspection Concurrent sessions 2 75000
Application Control Throughput 3 450 Mbps
CAPWAP Throughput 6 1.2 Gbps
Maximum Number of FortiSwitches Supported 8
Virtual Domains (Default / Maximum) 5 / 5
Maximum Number of FortiAPs (Total / Tunnel Mode) 10 / 5
Maximum Number ofFortiTokens 500
Maximum Number ofRegistered FortiClients 200
High Availability Configurations Active/Active, Active/Passive, Clustering
Height x Width x Length (inches) 1.44 x 8.52 x 5.5
Height x Width x Length (mm) 36.5 x 216 x 140
Weight 2.04 lbs
(0.925 kg)
2.04 lbs
(0.925 kg)
2.04 lbs
(0.925 kg)
Form Factor Desktop
Radio Specifications
Maximum Wi-Fi Speeds 300 Mbps - 300 Mbps
Maximum Tx Power 21 dBm - 21 dBm
Antenna Gain 2 dBi @ 5 GHz,
2.4dBi @ 2.4 GHz
- 2 dBi @ 5 GHz,
2.4dBi @ 2.4 GHz
Power Required Powered by External DC Power Adapter, 100–240V AC, 50/60 Hz
Maximum Current 100 V / 0.6 A, 240 V / 0.4 A
Power Consumption (Average / Maximum) 18 / 22 W 16 / 20 W 19 / 23 W
Heat Dissipation 75 BTU/h 67 BTU/h 79 BTU/h
Operating Temperature 32–104°F (0–40°C)
Storage Temperature -31–158°F (-35–70°C)
Humidity 10–90% non-condensing
Operating Altitude Up to 7,400 ft (2,250 m)
Regulatory Compliance FCC, ICES, CE, RCM, VCCI, BSMI, UL/cUL, CB
ICSA Labs: Firewall, IPsec, IPS, Antivirus, SSL-VPN
Note: All performance values are "up to" and vary depending on system configuration. IPsec VPN performance is based on 512 byte UDP packets using AES-256+SHA1.
1. IPS performance is measured using 1 Mbyte HTTP and Enterprise Traffic Mix.
2. SSL Inspection is measured with IPS enabled and HTTP traffic, using TLS v1.2 with AES256-SHA.
3. Application Control performance is measured with 64 Kbytes HTTP traffic.
4. NGFW performance is measured with IPS and Application Control enabled, based on Enterprise Traffic Mix.
5. Threat Protection performance is measured with IPS and Application Control and Malware protection enabled, based on Enterprise Traffic Mix.
6. CAPWAP performance is based on 1444 byte UDP packets.




List Price: $149.00
Our Price: $144.00

The RM-FR-T9 is a rack mount kit for the FortiGate 30E, FortiGate 50E and FortiGate 51E. The rack mount kit makes your FortiGate 30E, FortiGate 50E and FortiGate 51E fit in a 19" Rack. The RM-FR-T9 has all the RJ45 connections from the rear on the front panel, including the console connection. The rack mount kit matches the color of the FortiGate.

Color RAL 9003 Signal White
Height 1U
(height x width x depth)
44 x 482 x 217mm
Number of connections brought to the front 8
Console port to the front Yes
Cables 8x 0.5m cables
Couplers 8x RJ45 couplers
Supported Models - FortiGate 30E
- FortiGate 50E
- FortiGate 51E
- FortiGate 52E
What's in the box - 1x FortiRack + RJ45 couplers
- Cables
- Assembly materials
- Installation guide
EAN 8718868918291
UPC 852754006292


Download the Fortinet FortiGate/FortiWiFi 51E Series Data Sheet (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

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FortiWifi 51E Unified Threat Protection (UTP)
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year Unified Threat Protection (UTP) (IPS, Advanced Malware Protection, Application Control, URL, DNS & Video Filtering, Antispam Service, and FortiCare Premium)
List Price: $720.00
Our Price: $623.38
FortiWifi 51E Advanced Threat Protection
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year Advanced Threat Protection (IPS, Advanced Malware Protection Service, Application Control, and FortiCare Premium)
List Price: $463.00
Our Price: $400.87
FortiWifi 51E FortiCare Essential Support
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year FortiCare Essential Support
List Price: $155.00
Our Price: $134.20
FortiWifi 51E FortiCare Premium Support
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year FortiCare Premium Support
List Price: $206.00
Our Price: $178.35
FortiWifi 51E FortiCare Elite Support
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year FortiCare Elite Support
List Price: $257.00
Our Price: $222.51
FortiWiFi-51E Upgrade FortiCare Premium to Elite
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year Upgrade FortiCare Premium to Elite (Require FortiCare Premium)
List Price: $52.00
Our Price: $45.02
FortiWifi 51E FortiGate Cloud Management, Analysis and Log Retention
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year FortiGate Cloud Management, Analysis and 1 Year Log Retention
Our Price: $144.00
FortiWifi 51E Services
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) including Antivirus, Mobile Malware and FortiGate Cloud Sandbox Service
List Price: $206.00
Our Price: $178.35
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year FortiGuard IPS Service
List Price: $206.00
Our Price: $178.35
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year FortiGuard URL, DNS & Video Filtering Service
List Price: $309.00
Our Price: $267.53
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year FortiGuard Industrial Security Service
List Price: $103.00
Our Price: $89.18
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year FortiGuard Security Rating Service
List Price: $206.00
Our Price: $178.35
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year FortiGuard SD-WAN Underlay Bandwidth and Quality Monitoring Service
Our Price: $206.00
FortiWiFi-51E 1 Year FortiConverter Service for one time configuration conversion service
List Price: $52.00
Our Price: $45.02