Wireless networks are a significant source of risk for most enterprises, due to the lack of robust security technologies and the use of a separate security infrastructure for wireless networks. Fortinet reduces your WLAN risk with a comprehensive, integrated security solution for your wireless and wired networks. We integrate all wired and wireless traffic into a single FortiGate security platform, giving you unmatched visibility and control of all network threats.
You have the flexibility to choose between thick and thin access points (APs), all managed by the integrated Wireless Controllers in FortiGate platform that deliver comprehensive, proven threat management and policy enforcement. Fortinet's unique approach allows you to integrate security for your wired and wireless networks quickly and easily. You can manage all policies from a 'single pane of glass' management console, improving protection while simplifying your network. Our wireless security solution consists of three components:
FortiAP Access Points are affordable 802.11n-capable Thin APs that provide integrated security and WiFi client access on both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz spectrums. The FortiAP series utilizes industry-leading wireless chip technology that enables the FortiAP to reach wireless association rates as high as 300 Mbps per radio and allows the coverage to extend twice as far as legacy 802.11a/b/g.
FortiWiFi security appliances integrate Thick AP capabilities with the FortiGate comprehensive enterprise-class protection for smaller locations at an affordable price. Each FortiWiFi model is capable of broadcasting up to seven SSIDs or Virtual Access Points (VAPs) enabling multi-tenant environments in a single device.
Fortinet consolidated security platforms deliver fully integrated security technologies in a single device, delivering increased performance, improved protection, and reduced costs. They act as a wireless controller while providing firewall, VPN, intrusion prevention, application control, web filtering and many other security and network technologies. There are FortiGate platforms for every size network, from small offices to global carriers and service providers.