FortiGate-5000 Series Blades

FortiGate-5000 series security blades provide consolidated security functions, enabling FortiGate-5000 series chassis-based platforms to secure your high-speed service provider, large enterprise or telecommunications carrier networks. Native 10-GbE support and a highly-flexible AdvancedTCA™ (ATCA)-compliant architecture enable FortiGate-5000 series security blades to provide security for complex, multi-tenant cloud-based security-as-a-service and infrastructure-as-a-service environments.


FortiGate 5000 Blades

FortiGate-5000 Series Blades Features & Benefits

  • Fastest ATCA security blades in the industry with up to 40 Gbps of firewall throughput and up to 11 million concurrent sessions per blade
  • FortiGate consolidated security functions protect your low-latency network and valued customers against the latest blended threats and web-based attacks
  • Segment networks by customer, business unit, or any other logical division for more control with up to 300 virtual domains (VDOMs) per blade - ideal for virtualized infrastructure
  • IPv6-ready platform with strong authentication options for secure network access and security policy compliance
  • ATCA-compliant architecture delivers carrier-grade performance, reliability, availability and serviceability
  • FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer integration provides central command with rich analytics and reporting to help managers keep on top of evolving security needs

Solution Guides

Product specs

Product Name FortiGate-5001A-SW FortiGate-5001A-DW FortiGate-5001B FortiSwitch-5203B
Product Family FortiGate FortiGate FortiGate FortiSwitch5000
ASM slots 1 N/A N/A N/A
FMC slots N/A
Total Network Interfaces 2 x 10/100/1000 port 2 x 10/100/1000 port 8 x 10-GbE SFP+ 8 x 10GbE SFP+ Fabric Channel ports, 2 x 10GbE SFP+ and 1 x 10/100/1000 Base Channel ports
Total Storage Capacity - - 64 GB 64G SSD
Antivirus Throughput (Flow) 1.5 Gbps 1.5 Gbps 2.2 Gbps 2.5 Gbps
Firewall Max Concurrent Session 2 M 2 M 11 M 10 M
Firewall New Sessions per second 50 K 50 K 96 K 150K
Firewall Throughput 1518 Bytes 2 - 13 Gbps 2 - 22 Gbps 40 Gbps 40 Gbps
Firewall Throughput 512 Bytes 2 - 13 Gbps 2 - 22 Gbps 40 Gbps 40Gbps
Firewall Throughput 64 Bytes 1 - 12 Gbps 1 - 21 Gbps 40 Gbps 40Gbps
IPS Throughput (HTTP) 3.5 Gbps 3.5 Gbps 5 Gbps 6 Gbps
Antivirus Throughput (Proxy) 500 Mbps 500 Mbps 1.5 Gbps 2 Gbps
IPSec Throughput 512 Byte Packet 0.8 - 8.5 Gbps 0.8 - 8.5 Gbps 17 Gbps 17 Gbps
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