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Fortinet Extends Multi-Threat Security to Small Offices

  • 29 July, 2009 17:24

<p>Fortinet® - a market-leading network security provider and worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions - today announced the Australian and New Zealand availability of the FortiGate®-30B, a multi-threat security device that offers powerful network protection commonly used by large organisations, at a price affordable to small businesses.</p>
<p>Designed to be suitable for the smallest office environments, the FortiGate-30B provides integrated security in an easy to install, compact desktop form factor. Fortinet has also introduced the FortiWifi-30B to deliver in-depth security for small offices needing wireless LAN connectivity.</p>
<p>Charles Cote, Fortinet regional director for Australia and New Zealand commented, “Our new FortiGate-30B is a very affordable small desktop appliance designed to protect small businesses and teleworkers. It delivers the same in-depth security measures used by large businesses and government agencies, in an easy to install appliance. Once installed, the FortiGate-30B can automatically stop threats from crossing the network, making it easy for small businesses and teleworkers to protect themselves, without needing to become security experts.”</p>
<p>The FortiGate-30B and FortiWifi-30B can be centrally managed, making it easy for larger businesses to provide secure remotely managed environments for employees working from home, or in small office locations. Internet Service Providers can readily provide a wide range of fully managed security services to customers by deploying FortiGate-30B and FortiWifi-30B at customer locations.</p>
<p>The FortiWifi-30B adds a built-in wireless access point to the broad, multi-threat protection of FortiGate appliances, making it ideal for small remote offices, retail outlets and teleworking environments. It offers standard 802.11 b/g support, a Wide Area Network (WAN) port for securing Internet connections, and four integrated Ethernet switch ports.</p>
<p>Pricing and Availability</p>
<p>Fortinet products are distributed in Australia by Ingram Micro, WhiteGold Solutions and Firewall Systems. Australian pricing for the FortiGate-30B starts from $375 ex GST, with the FortiWifi-30B starting from $495 ex GST.</p>
<p>Fortinet products are distributed in New Zealand by Ingram Micro and Firewall Systems. New Zealand pricing for the FortiGate-30 starts from $475 ex GST, with the FortiWifi-30B starting from $650 ex GST.</p>
<p>Additional information on the FortiGate-30B and FortiWifi-30B product line can be found at</p>
<p>About Fortinet (</p>
<p>Fortinet is the pioneer and leading provider of ASIC-accelerated unified threat management, or UTM, security systems, which are used by enterprises and service providers to increase their security while reducing total operating costs. Fortinet solutions were built from the ground up to integrate multiple levels of security protection--including firewall, antivirus, intrusion prevention, VPN, web filtering, spyware prevention, and anti-spam -- designed to help customers protect against network and content level threats. Leveraging a custom ASIC and a unified interface, Fortinet solutions offer advanced security functionality that scales from remote office to chassis-based solutions with integrated management and reporting capabilities. Fortinet solutions have won multiple awards around the world and are the only security products that are certified in six programs by ICSA Labs: Firewall, Antivirus, IPSec VPN, SSL VPN, Network IPS, and Anti-spam. Fortinet is privately held and based in Sunnyvale, California.</p>
<p>Copyright © 2009 Fortinet, Inc. All rights reserved. The symbols ® and ™ denote respectively federally registered trademarks and unregistered trademarks of Fortinet, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates. Fortinet’s trademarks include, but are not limited to, the following: Fortinet, FortiGate, FortiGuard, FortiManager, FortiMail, FortiClient, FortiCare, FortiAnalyzer, FortiReporter, FortiOS, FortiASIC, FortiWiFi, FortiSwitch, FortiVoIP, FortiBIOS, FortiLog, FortiResponse, FortiDB and FortiWeb. Other trademarks belong to their respective owners. Fortinet has not independently verified statements herein attributed to third parties and Fortinet does not separately endorse any such statements.</p>
<p>Media Contact:
Sebastian Rice,,
02 9959 1991</p>

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