Fortinet expands portfolio

VoicenData Bureau
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New Delhi: Network security provider Fortinet has launched four new products--FortiGate Rugged 60D, FortiGate Rugged 90D, FortiAP 222C and FortiSwitch 112D-PoE--in order to meet the standards of public utilities, oil and gas, mining, manufacturing and the transportation industries.


With this the company marks its stronger presence in the infrastructure sector. It has expanded to include securing seven of the top 10 global petroleum refiners and six of the top 10 global utilities.

“The dangers to our critical infrastructure from foreign and domestic cyber-attacks have increased dramatically in recent years.  No sector is without exposure.  Electric power generation and distribution, transportation, water, oil and gas just to name a few,” said Rajesh Maurya, Country Manager, India and SARRC, Fortinet.

“Fortinet’s ‘Rugged’ line makes it possible to apply enhanced levels of security in some of the most demanding environments in public utility services, oil and mining companies, transportation services, enabling better visibility, manageability, control and security  to our critical public assets,” he added.


Fortinet’s products are industrially-hardened appliances that deliver enterprise-class connectivity and security for critical control systems facing malicious attacks, as well as extreme weather and other demanding physical environments.

The key features include industrial control-specific capabilities, such as application awareness and protocol support, in form factors designed in accordance with international substation automation standards, IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613, and fan-less, cable-less design.

Besides, integrating switching and wireless access that delivers connectivity as well as security for automated systems anywhere in the world. Strong remote configuration and management, as well as central monitoring and reporting to ensure high availability and demonstrated compliance capabilities.

The FortiGate Rugged 60D and FortiAP 222C are currently available. The FortiSwitch 1112D-PoE and FortiGate Rugged 90D are expected to be available later in Q4.