Developed by Fortinet, Inc., FortiGate is the company’s flagship cybersecurity software initially introduced in the market in 2004. The software is officially called FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall that is designed using purpose-built security processors and threat intelligence security to provide high-performance protection including encrypted traffic.
The firewall is built to deliver services like threat protection, SSL inspection, web filtration, anti-malware and application control, intrusion protection, and a variety of other functions. FortiGate is mainly designed for enterprises and provides automated visibility cloud applications and IoT devices. The firewall is designed by the company’s research and development teams based in the US, Asia, France, and Canada.