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November 30, 2009

Fortinet extends FortiMail family of message security appliances

Claims to meet performance and volume requirements of carrier/MSSP and large enterprise customer segments

By CBR Staff Writer

Fortinet has extended its FortiMail family of message security appliances with the launch of two new security systems FortiMail-5001A and -2000B, which are claimed to be designed to meet the performance and volume requirements of carrier/MSSP and large enterprise customer segments

The FortiMail-5001A is offered in a blade form factor for deployment with the FortiGate-5000 Series chassis and provides the high message capacity of any platform in the FortiMail family. The FortiMail-2000B is a rack-mountable appliance that can supports up to 50,000 users in a large enterprise environment and includes 2TB of storage, upgradeable to 6TB, the company said.

According to Fortinet, the new FortiMail operating system, available on both products, provides additional messaging security and improved usability and management. FortiMail 4.0 provides messaging security and enhanced usability with gateway-to-gateway S/MIME encryption to help secure messages and assist with policy/regulatory compliance. In addition, the web-based manager is rebuilt to simplify the common administrative activities.

The company said that FortiMail, a multi-layered messaging security platform provides integrated antispam, antivirus and antispyware protection and enables enterprises to increase productivity by reducing unwanted spam messages and facilitates regulatory compliance through messaging content archiving and routing.

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Michael Xie, CTO and co-founder of Fortinet, said:We developed the new high-end FortiMail systems to address the high spam volume and network performance issues for our largest customers and also provide them with improvements in usability for ease of deployment and management.

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