Fortinet is a global cybersecurity company that offers a range of products and services to help organizations protect their networks, devices, and data from cyber threats. The company was founded in 2000 by Ken Xie and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Fortinet has grown to become a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions and services for businesses of all sizes and industries, serving over 500,000 customers worldwide.
Fortinet's product portfolio includes firewall and VPN solutions, email and web security, endpoint protection, cloud security, and more. The company's FortiGate firewall is a key product, offering advanced threat detection and prevention capabilities to help organizations secure their networks. Fortinet also provides cloud-based security solutions, enabling customers to protect their cloud environments and workloads.
In November 2009, Fortinet became a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ exchange under the ticker symbol "FTNT." Since going public, Fortinet has continued to grow both organically and through strategic acquisitions. The company has made several acquisitions in recent years, including ZoneFox, a cloud-based insider threat detection platform, and enSilo, a provider of advanced endpoint security solutions.
Fortinet has received numerous awards and accolades for its products and services, including recognition from Gartner as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls and the Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (UTM). The company has also been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers and by Fortune as one of the World's Most Admired Companies.