Gartner Research

Vendor Insight: Fortinet — Should It Be Your Firewall Vendor?

Published: 25 July 2016

ID: G00294631

Analyst(s): Gary Spivak , Adam Hils


When evaluating a security vendor, organizations should assess more than the product. This research provides security leaders with financial insights and key questions to ask to help determine Fortinet's viability as a strategic firewall supplier.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Who Is Fortinet?
    • Market Dynamics
    • Primary Competitors
  • Fortinet's Financial Status
    • Recent Developments — Acquisition of AccelOps
    • Overall Financial Assessment
    • Income Statement
    • Balance Sheet
    • Cash Flow Statement
    • Financial Summary
  • Why Fortinet Wins (and Loses)
  • Six Key Questions to Ask Fortinet
  • Bottom Line

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