FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall: Unifying Security and Networking


In an era of relentless digital connectivity, the demand for robust cybersecurity solutions has reached an all-time high. Enter the Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW), a cutting-edge technology that marries advanced threat protection with seamless networking capabilities. FortiGate, the brainchild of Fortinet, distinguishes itself as the premier NGFW, offering unified management for hybrid mesh firewalls and a suite of innovative features that position it at the forefront of the cybersecurity industry. IBSCY LTD as a certified partner of Fortinet in Cyprus and the surrounding region, brings its wealth of hands-on experience to the table, further enhancing the value proposition of FortiGate.

Unified Management for Hybrid Mesh Firewall

FortiGate stands out by providing unified management for hybrid mesh firewalls, and in collaboration with IBSCY, this solution becomes even more accessible. In today's intricate IT landscapes, where organizations span across diverse locations, including remote offices, branches, campuses, data centers, and the cloud, the need for consistent security management is paramount. IBSCY as Fortinet expert in Cyprus, ensures that security measures are seamlessly integrated across the entire network, regardless of its size or complexity. This unified approach guarantees that IT security policies remain consistent, reducing the risk of vulnerabilities and enhancing overall network security.

Deep Visibility and Security with FortiOS

At the heart of FortiGate's capabilities is the FortiOS operating system, a technology that provides deep visibility and security across an array of form factors. This comprehensive insight into network traffic and potential threats allows organizations, with IBSCY's IT support, to proactively identify and mitigate risks. FortiOS enables organizations to stay ahead of the evolving threat landscape, ensuring that their network remains secure.

Industry-Leading Innovations

FortiGate NGFWs are renowned for their industry-leading threat protection, decryption capabilities, and integrated features like SD-WAN, switching, wireless, and 5G support. These innovations are made possible by a custom ASIC architecture, allowing for scalable and efficient security measures. FortiGate takes AI/ML security to the next level, providing automated protection against both known and unknown threats, making it a top choice for organizations seeking advanced threat defense. IBSCY LTD, as a Fortinet partner, plays a pivotal role in ensuring that these cutting-edge technologies are seamlessly integrated into your network.

Diverse Use Cases

FortiGate NGFWs, in conjunction with the expertise offered by IBSCY, find application in a variety of scenarios:

  1. Branch: Protecting and connecting distributed edges with AI/ML-powered security and secure SD-WAN capabilities.
  2. Campus: Providing unparalleled visibility and protection for enterprise sites, simplifying the management of applications, users, devices, and access.
  3. Data Center: Deploying hyperscale security with consistent protection, rich interfaces, and scalable decryption.
  4. Segmentation: Safeguarding assets with robust macro- and micro-segmentation capabilities.
  5. Multi-Cloud: Integrating public and private cloud protection with seamless automation.
  6. Remote: Extending protection with SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) for remote users.

Third-Party Validation

Fortinet's commitment to excellence, fortified by the IT support of IBSCY LTD, is evident in its recognition by reputable sources:

  • CyberRatings.org Enterprise Firewall Report (2023): FortiGate received top marks in threat prevention, SSL/TLS functionality, stability & reliability, and routing & access control.
  • Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls (2022): Fortinet secured a leadership position in Ability to Execute for the 13th consecutive year, further solidifying the partnership with IBSCY.
  • The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Firewalls, Q4 2022: Fortinet was acknowledged as a Leader, highlighting its role in enabling digital acceleration through advanced networking and security capabilities.

Fortinet's Unique Value

Fortinet, in collaboration with IBSCY LTD, brings to the table a unique value proposition. Fortinet's proprietary Security Processing Unit (SPU) technology offers industry-leading performance and cost efficiency. The combination of FortiOS, SPU technology, and AI-powered threat intelligence showcases Fortinet's dedication to cybersecurity innovation. IBSCY LTD, as a trusted partner, ensures that these innovations are implemented seamlessly within your organization.

Moreover, FortiGate's Security Fabric empowers organizations to navigate the digital landscape without compromising security. It delivers broad visibility, integrated solutions, automated workflows, and a holistic approach to security-driven networking, zero-trust network access, dynamic cloud security, and AI-driven security operations.


FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalls represent the epitome of cybersecurity innovation. Their unified approach to security and networking, industry-leading threat protection, and proven track record make them a dependable choice for organizations seeking robust cybersecurity solutions. Whether safeguarding remote offices, managing campus networks, or securing data centers and multi-cloud environments, FortiGate NGFWs provide the necessary tools to protect against evolving threats in an ever-changing digital landscape.

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