FortiCarrier-5000 Series Blades

FortiCarrier platforms represent a range of security solutions that extend the integrated security concept to protect critical applications across a service provider's IP network. The platforms are designed to secure the business of mobile operators, voice operators, Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs), and large enterprises, enabling the migration to next generation network architectures.


FortiCarrier-5000 Series Blades

FortiCarrier-5000 Series Blades Features & Benefits

  • Ultra-high performance AdvancedTCA™ (ATCA) platforms provide the reliability expected for carrier equipment, along with the scalability and manageability needed to sustain profitability and competitive advantage
  • FortiASIC™ technology delivers real-time application-specific protocol analysis, with modules for WAP/WSP, Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS), and IMS SIP, to protect services critical to carrier growth
  • SIP/IMS signaling firewall protects internal infrastructure and service against malicious messages and overload while providing NAT services and redundancy, providing VoIP edge scalability and a platform for managed security services
  • MMS content scanning and protection (keyword blocking, antivirus, file-type blocking, antispam detection) with per-user services provide enhanced end-user security for increased uptime and higher customer satisfaction
  • GTP firewall delivers protocol anomaly detection and prevention with multiple filter options for end-to-end security
  • Flexible and transparent deployment for networks ranging from 10 Mbps to 10 Gbps speeds assure protection for any type of network
  • Comprehensive FortiGuard® Security Subscription Services deliver real-time updates to maintain security in the face of rapidly-evolving threats

Product Specs

Product Name FortiCarrier-5001B FortiCarrier-5001A-DW
Product Family FortiCarrier FortiCarrier
ASM slots N/A N/A
FSM slots N/A N/A
Total Network Interfaces 8 x 10-GbE SFP+ 2 x 10/100/1000 port
Total Storage Capacity 64GB N/A
MMS Antivirus Throughput 400 msg/second
Antivirus Throughput (Flow) 2.2 Gbps 1.5 Gbps
Firewall Max Concurrent Session 11 M 2 M
Firewall New Sessions per second 96 K 50 K
Firewall Throughput 1518 Bytes 40 Gbps 2 - 22 Gbps
Firewall Throughput 512 Bytes 40 Gbps 2 - 22 Gbps
Firewall Throughput 64 Bytes 40 Gbps 1 - 21 Gbps
IPS Throughput (HTTP) 1.8 Gbps 3.5 Gbps
Antivirus Throughput (Proxy) 1.5 Gbps 500 Mbps
IPSec Throughput 512 Byte Packet 17 Gbps 0.8 - 8.5 Gbps

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