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FortiGate-500E

The FortiGate 500E appliance delivers superior performance through a combination of purpose-built FortiASIC™ processors, high gigabit port density and consolidated security features from the FortiOS™ operating system. It delivers 5 times better next generation firewall performance compared to alternate products and provides the best price/performance in the industry.


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  1. FortiGate-500E Appliance Only

    » 2 x 10GE SFP+ slots, 10 x GE RJ45 ports
    (including 1 x MGMT port, 1 X HA port, 8 x switch ports)
    » 8 x GE SFP slots, SPU NP6 and CP9 hardware accelerated
  2. FortiGate-500E Appliance plus 8x5 FortiCare and FortiGuard Unified (UTM) Protection (1 Year)

    Traditional UTM security services including Antispam, Antivirus, Content Disarm & Reconstruction, FortiSandbox Cloud, NGFW Application Control and IPS, Virus Outbreak Protection, Web Filtering, and core FortiCare security services with 8x5 support.
  3. FortiGate-500E Hardware plus 8x5 FortiCare and FortiGuard Unified (UTM) Protection (3 Year)

    Traditional UTM security services including Antispam, Antivirus, Content Disarm & Reconstruction, FortiSandbox Cloud, NGFW Application Control and IPS, Virus Outbreak Protection, Web Filtering, and core FortiCare security services with 8x5 support.
  4. FortiGate-500E Hardware plus 8x5 FortiCare and FortiGuard Unified (UTM) Protection (5 Year)

    Traditional UTM security services including Antispam, Antivirus, Content Disarm & Reconstruction, FortiSandbox Cloud, NGFW Application Control and IPS, Virus Outbreak Protection, Web Filtering, and core FortiCare security services with 8x5 support.
  5. FortiGate-500E Hardware plus 24x7 FortiCare and FortiGuard Unified (UTM) Protection (1 Year)

    Traditional UTM security services including Antispam, Antivirus, Content Disarm & Reconstruction, FortiSandbox Cloud, NGFW Application Control and IPS, Virus Outbreak Protection, Web Filtering, and core FortiCare security services with 8x5 support.
  6. FortiGate-500E Hardware plus 24x7 FortiCare and FortiGuard Unified (UTM) Protection (3 Year)

    Traditional UTM security services including Antispam, Antivirus, Content Disarm & Reconstruction, FortiSandbox Cloud, NGFW Application Control and IPS, Virus Outbreak Protection, Web Filtering, and core FortiCare security services with 8x5 support.
  7. FortiGate-500E Hardware plus 24x7 FortiCare and FortiGuard Unified (UTM) Protection (5 Year)

    Traditional UTM security services including Antispam, Antivirus, Content Disarm & Reconstruction, FortiSandbox Cloud, NGFW Application Control and IPS, Virus Outbreak Protection, Web Filtering, and core FortiCare security services with 8x5 support.
  8. FortiGate-500E Hardware plus 8x5 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (1 Year)

    » 2 x 10GE SFP+ slots, 10 x GE RJ45 ports
    (including 1 x MGMT port, 1 X HA port, 8 x switch ports)
    » 8 x GE SFP slots, SPU NP6 and CP9 hardware accelerated
    » 8x5 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (1 Year)
  9. FortiGate-500E Hardware plus 8x5 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (3 Year)

    » 2 x 10GE SFP+ slots, 10 x GE RJ45 ports
    (including 1 x MGMT port, 1 X HA port, 8 x switch ports)
    » 8 x GE SFP slots, SPU NP6 and CP9 hardware accelerated
    » 8x5 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (3 Year)
  10. FortiGate-500E Hardware plus 8x5 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (5 Year)

    » 2 x 10GE SFP+ slots, 10 x GE RJ45 ports
    (including 1 x MGMT port, 1 X HA port, 8 x switch ports)
    » 8 x GE SFP slots, SPU NP6 and CP9 hardware accelerated
    » 8x5 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (5 Year)
  11. FortiGate-500E Hardware plus 24x7 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (1 Year)

    » 2 x 10GE SFP+ slots, 10 x GE RJ45 ports
    (including 1 x MGMT port, 1 X HA port, 8 x switch ports)
    » 8 x GE SFP slots, SPU NP6 and CP9 hardware accelerated
    » 24x7 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (1 Year)
  12. FortiGate-500E Hardware plus 24x7 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (3 Year)

    » 2 x 10GE SFP+ slots, 10 x GE RJ45 ports
    (including 1 x MGMT port, 1 X HA port, 8 x switch ports)
    » 8 x GE SFP slots, SPU NP6 and CP9 hardware accelerated
    » 24x7 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (3 Year)
  13. FortiGate-500E Hardware plus 24x7 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (5 Year)

    » 2 x 10GE SFP+ slots, 10 x GE RJ45 ports
    (including 1 x MGMT port, 1 X HA port, 8 x switch ports)
    » 8 x GE SFP slots, SPU NP6 and CP9 hardware accelerated
    » 24x7 FortiCare and FortiGuard Enterprise Protection (3 Year)
  14. FortiGate-500E HW bundle Upgrade to 24x7 from 8x5 FortiCare Contract (1 Year)

    HW bundle Upgrade to 24x7 from 8x5 FortiCare Contract (1 Year)

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The FortiGate 500E delivers next generation firewall capabilities for mid-sized to large enterprises, with the flexibility to be deployed at the campus or enterprise branch. Protects against cyber threats with security processor powered high performance, security efficacy and deep visibility.

Security

  • Protects against known exploits, malware and malicious websites using continuous threat intelligence provided by FortiGuard Labs security services
  • Identify thousands of applications including cloud applications for deep inspection into network traffic
  • Protects against unknown attacks using dynamic analysis and provides automated mitigation to stop targeted attacks

Performance

  • Delivers industry’s best threat protection performance and ultra-low latency using purpose-built security processor (SPU) technology
  • Provides industry-leading performance and protection for SSL encrypted traffic

Certifcation

  • Independently tested and validated best security effectiveness and performance
  • Received unparalleled third-party certifications from NSS Labs, ICSA, Virus Bulletin and AV Comparatives

Networking

  • Delivers extensive routing, switching, wireless controller and high performance IPsec VPN capabilities to consolidate networking and security functionality
  • Enables flexible deployment such as Next Generation Firewall and Secure SD-WAN

Management

  • Single Pane of Glass with Network Operations Center (NOC) view provides 360° visibility to identify issues quickly and intuitively
  • Predefined compliance checklist analyzes the deployment and highlights best practices to improve overall security posture

Security Fabric

  • Enables Fortinet and Fabric-ready partners’ products to collaboratively integrate and provide end-to-end security across the entire attack surface
  • Automatically builds Network Topology visualizations which discover IoT devices and provide complete visibility into Fortinet and Fabric-ready partner products

Hardware

Interfaces

  1. USB Port
  2. Console Port
  3. 2x GE RJ45 Management/HA Ports
  4. 8x GE RJ45 Ports
  5. 8x GE SFP Slots
  6. 2x 10 GE SFP+ Slots

Powered by SPU

  • Custom SPU processors deliver the power you need to detect malicious content at multi-Gigabit speeds
  • Other security technologies cannot protect against today’s wide range of content- and connection-based threats because they rely on general-purpose CPUs, causing a dangerous performance gap
  • SPU processors provide the performance needed to block emerging threats, meet rigorous third-party certifications, and ensure that your network security solution does not become a network bottleneck

Network Processor

Fortinet’s new, breakthrough SPU NP6 network processor works inline with FortiOS functions delivering:

  • Superior firewall performance for IPv4/IPv6, SCTP and multicast traffic with ultra-low latency down to 2 microseconds
  • VPN, CAPWAP and IP tunnel acceleration
  • Anomaly-based intrusion prevention, checksum offload and packet defragmentation
  • Traffic shaping and priority queuing

Content Processor

Fortinet’s new, breakthrough SPU CP9 content processor works outside of the direct flow of traffic and accelerates the inspection of computationally intensive security features:

  • Enhanced IPS performance with unique capability of full signature matching at ASIC
  • SSL Inspection capabilities based on the latest industry mandated cipher suites
  • Encryption and decryption offloading

Specification

Hardware Specifications

10 GE SFP+ Slots2
GE RJ45 Interfaces 8
GE SFP Slots8
GE RJ45 Management Ports2
USB Ports2
RJ45 Console Port1
Local StorageNL
Included Transceivers2x SFP (SX 1 GE)

System Performance and Capacity

IPv4 Firewall Throughput (1518 / 512 / 64 byte, UDP)36 / 36 / 32 Gbps
Firewall Throughput (1518 / 512 / 64 byte UDP packets)36 / 36 / 32 Gbps
Firewall Latency (64 byte UDP packets)2 μs
Firewall Throughput (Packets Per Second)33 Mpps
Concurrent Sessions (TCP)8 Million
New Sessions/Second (TCP)300,000
Firewall Policies10,000
IPsec VPN Throughput (512 byte) 120 Gbps
Gateway-to-Gateway IPsec VPN Tunnels2,000
Client-to-Gateway IPsec VPN Tunnels50,000
SSL-VPN Throughput5 Gbps
Concurrent SSL-VPN Users (Recommended Maximum, Tunnel Mode) 500
SSL Inspection Throughput 36.8 Gbps
Application Control Throughput (HTTP 64K) 214 Gbps
CAPWAP Throughput (1444 byte, UDP)18 Gbps
Virtual Domains (Default / Maximum)10 / 10
Maximum Number of Switches SupportedNA
Maximum Number of FortiAPs (Total / Tunnel)512 / 256
Maximum Number of FortiTokens1,000
Maximum Number of Registered Endpoints600
High Availability ConfigurationsActive-Active, Active-Passive, Clustering

System Performance — Optimal Traffic Mix

IPS Throughput 211 Gbps

System Performance — Enterprise Traffic Mix

IPS Throughput 25.2 Gbps
NGFW Throughput 2,45 Gbps
Threat Protection Throughput 2,54.7 Gbps

Dimensions

Height x Width x Length (inches)1.77 x 17.0 x 15.0
Height x Width x Length (mm)45 x 432 x 380
Weight16.1 lbs (7.3 kg)
Form FactorRack Mount, 1 RU
Power Consumption (Average / Maximum)100 W / 188 W
Power Source100–240V 60–50Hz
Current (Maximum)6A
Heat Dissipation613 BTU/h

Environment

Operating Temperature32–104°F (0–40°C)
Storage Temperature-31–158°F (-35–70°C)
Humidity10–90% non-condensing
Noise Level43 dBA
Operating AltitudeUp to 7,400 ft (2,250 m)
ComplianceFCC Part 15 Class A, C-Tick, VCCI, CE, UL/cUL, CB
CertificationsICSA Labs: Firewall, IPsec, IPS, Antivirus, SSL-VPN; USGv6/IPv6

Pricing Notes:

  • Hardware plus 8x5 FortiCare and FortiGuard UTM Protection
    *Hardware Unit, Hardware Replacement, Firmware and General Upgrades, 8x5 Enhanced Support, UTM Services Bundle (NGFW, AV, Web Filtering, and Antispam) plus term of contract
  • Hardware plus 24x7 FortiCare and FortiGuard UTM Protection
    *Hardware Unit, Hardware Replacement, Firmware and General Upgrades, 24x7 Comprehensive Support, UTM Services Bundle (NGFW, AV, Web Filtering, and Antispam) plus term of contract
  • 1 Year HW bundle Upgrade from 8x5 to 24x7 FortiCare Contract
    *24X7 Comprehensive Support, Advanced Hardware Replacement (Next Business Day)
  • UTM Protection (8x5 FortiCare plus Application Control, IPS, AV, Web Filtering and Antispam Services)
    *8X5 Hardware Replacement (Next Business Day), Firmware and General Upgrades, 8x5 Enhanced Support, UTM Services Bundle (NGFW, AV, Web Filtering, and Antispam Services)
  • UTM Protection (24x7 FortiCare plus Application Control, IPS, AV, Web Filtering and Antispam Services)
    *Advanced Hardware Replacement (Next Business Day), Firmware and General Upgrades, 24X7 Comprehensive Support, UTM Services Bundle (NGFW, AV, Web Filtering, and Antispam Services)
  • 8x5 FortiCare Contract
    *8x5 Support, Hardware Replacement, Firmware and General Upgrades, VPN, Traffic Management
  • 24x7 FortiCare Contract
    *24x7 Support, Advanced Hardware Replacement (Next Business Day), Firmware and General Upgrades, VPN, and Traffic Management
  • Firmware and General Updates includes Firmware Updates, FortiGuard Analysis And Management Services and Vulnerability Management where applicable.
  • The Vulnerability Management services apply to all FortiGate models.
  • Pricing and product availability subject to change without notice.
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