Founded in 2000 by brothers Ken and Michael Xie, Fortinet, Inc is a network, computer, and cybersecurity provider based in Sunnyvale, California, USA. The company designs, develops, and distributes cybersecurity software, appliances, and related services. Their portfolio consists of network security solutions like anti-virus, firewalls, endpoint security, intrusion prevention, anti-spam, anti-spyware, VPN, web filtering, wireless security, and others.
In 2004, Fortinet introduced 10 appliances under the name FortiGate, which is a next-generation firewall designed for enterprises. From the time of its inception, the company has diversified their portfolio by adding products like routers, switches, wireless access points, and messaging security, among others.