Fortinet earns NSS Labs’ “Recommended” rating

By : |August 14, 2012 0

BANGALORE, INDIA: Fortinet, a leading player in high-performance network security, today announced that it has earned the NSS Labs ‘Recommended’ rating in their most recent network intrusion prevention comparative test.

NSS Labs tested Fortinet’s FortiGate-3240C with FortiOS 4.0 MR3 against its IPS test methodology, which is composed of 1,486 live exploits. The FortiGate-3240C blocked 95.0 pc  of attacks against client applications and 96.0 pc overall and correctly identified 100 pc  of NSS’ evasion attempts without error, a release said.

“The Fortinet FortiGate-3240C demonstrated excellent protection capability as well as performance, maintaining consistent throughput and high protection rates throughout the testing process,” said Vikram Phatak, CEO at NSS Labs. “For multi-gigabit environments looking to upgrade defenses from their current IPS, the Fortinet FortiGate 3240C provides excellent protection.”

“With a latency of sub-10 milliseconds, the FortiGate-3240C is among the fastest IPS solutions in its price class,” said Patrick Bedwell, vice president of products at Fortinet. “Beyond ultra-low latency, the FortiGate-3240C delivered 96 pc overall protection and 6.25 Gbps of IPS performance, making it an ideal enterprise-class solution for high performance latency-sensitive customers, such as those in financial services.”

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