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Fortinet named a challenger in 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant
Thu, 24th Aug 2023

Fortinet, the cybersecurity provider driving the convergence of networking and security, has announced its position as a challenger in the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for single-vendor SASE. This Magic Quadrant is the first of its kind, and Fortinet is one of only eight vendors included. Fortinet is recognised for its ability to execute and completeness of vision.

“Fortinet’s single-vendor SASE solution brings together all the components needed for comprehensive security across the entire hybrid environment. With unified management and simple licensing, many customers are able to successfully consolidate point products and shift to an OpEx model. We believe that our inclusion in the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for single-vendor SASE is a testament to Fortinet’s ability to deliver integrated, enterprise-grade solutions to secure the hybrid workforce,” says John Maddison, chief marketing officer and EVP, product strategy at Fortinet. 

Fortinet believes that being recognised as a Challenger in the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for single-vendor SASE is a result of its ability to deliver converged SD-WAN and cloud-delivered security.

FortiSASE seamlessly converges cloud-delivered security, including secure web gateway (SWG), Universal ZTNA, next-generation dual-mode CASB, and firewall-as-a-service (FWaaS), with Fortinet’s industry-leading Secure SD-WAN networking solution.

Powered by FortiOS, FortiSASE provides uniform security for users regardless of location, whether employees work on-premises, at a branch, or remotely.

Managed from a single console and leveraging a unified agent, natively available SD-WAN capabilities in FortiSASE offer a seamless user experience and empowers organisations to consolidate security products and simplify policy management. Our intuitive user interface includes unified network and security visibility and is easy to configure.

FortiSASE offers a compelling total cost of ownership and simple licensing. Additionally, many services are available at no extra cost, like Universal ZTNA, which enables robust secure access to and from the internet, privately hosted applications, and SaaS applications. Finally, FortiSASE uses built-in FortiGuard AI-Powered Security Services, including Web filtering, DNS filtering, SSL inspection, intrusion protection (IPS), sandboxing, and data loss prevention (DLP), to protect against new and emerging threats.

In addition to Gartner, FortiSASE has gained additional third-party recognitions. 

Fortinet was also recently named a leader in the Forrester Wav: Zero Trust Edge Solutions, Q3 2023 report. Zero Trust Edge is also known as SASE, and Fortinet believes this recognition validates its continuing commitment to developing one of the leading single-vendor SASE solutions on the market.