Fortinet announced that its FortiGate-300C multi-threat security appliance has won the award for "Best Integrated Security Solution" at SC Awards Europe 2012. The announcement was made at the exclusive SC Magazine Awards Gala, held at the London Hilton on Tuesday, April 24.
A panel of industry judges from the highest levels of the information security profession reviewed the various products and services submitted for this year's SC Awards Europe from SC Magazine. Fortinet's FortiGate-300C appliance was recognized as the best solution to deliver a fully integrated and unified approach to anti-malware, data and content protection in one box.
The FortiGate-300C multi-threat security appliance offers unmatched performance, flexibility and security at switching speeds formid-sized organizations and branch office locations of large enterprises. Designed with eight FortiASIC-accelerated ports for maximum throughput, Fortinet's appliance delivers wire-speed firewall and IPSec VPN performance as well as application control acceleration to provide optimized security capabilities without imposing latency in high-speed network environments.
On top of high-throughput integrated firewall, IPS and antivirus, the appliance provides additional key security and networking functions such as Web filtering, SSL VPN, anti-spam, data loss prevention (DLP), WAN optimization, onboard wireless controller and endpoint NAC, into a single device. With all these security capabilities, the highly-versatile FortiGate-300C features one of the highest port densities and best price/performance ratios of any product in its class. Overall, the FortiGate-300C gives enterprises the ability to improve their security posture and accelerate network performance while simplifying their infrastructure.
"It is quite an honor to be recognized by SC Magazine in both Europe and the United States. Enterprises demand greater security integration, done better and faster, for less. The FortiGate-300C addresses those needs and embodies the latest evolution in integrated security," said Patrice Perche, vice president, international sales and support at Fortinet. "With our flagship FortiGate product line, we have led innovation in delivering hardware-accelerated, integrated security appliances including the broadest range of security and data protection technologies. We will continue to focus on providing robust solutions that give our customers the power to secure and control their network infrastructure."