Fortinet, a provider of integrated, broad, and automated cybersecurity solutions launched the world’s first hyper-scale firewall, FortiGate 4400F, establishing fresh milestones for Security Compute Ratings to deliver exceptional performance, scalability, and safety in a single appliance to satisfy increasing business demands. FortiGate 4400F is powered by Fortinet’s most advanced seventh-generation network processor (NP7). This hyper-scale firewall gives hardware-acceleration, declaring it the exclusive network firewall that is quite agile to guard hyper-scale data centers and 5G networks.
The rising demand for hyper-scale security
As per the declaration, NP7 network processors of FortiGate 4400F gives the first single compact appliance with security performance. FortiGate 4400F allows the subsequent use cases:
- High-Velocity e-Retail: Lets high-velocity e-retail businesses to offer the best feasible user experience for their clients by supporting tens of millions of connections per second, allowing vital layer 4 security, and delivering hardware-accelerated restriction of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
- Cutting-edge research: Improves productivity for cutting-edge research facilities and other verticals such as oil and gas by maintaining the secure transfer of notably large datasets (also known as elephant flows).
- Financial institutions, cloud providers, and other large enterprises: Lets businesses to launch services in the most rapid and secure way as feasible to boost productivity and profits. With the acceleration of VXLAN-based segmentation, FortiGate 4400F empowers super-fast communication among massively scaled services (like compute, storage, or apps) that are co-hosted on physical and virtualized domains.
Ken Xie, Fortinet CEO stated SD-WAN and work-from-home related security products witnessed great demand.
While for the outlook, Fortinet stated their Q3 revenue will be within $630 million to $645 million with non-GAAP earnings within 76 cents per share to 78 cents per share. Wall Street was seeming for Q3 non-GAAP earnings of 72 cents per share on revenue of $624.3 million.
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