FortiGate Cloud-Native Firewall (CNF) by Fortinet

Additional Info

Company size (employees)10,000 or more
Headquarters RegionNorth America
Type of solutionHybrid


FortiGate Cloud-Native Firewall (CNF) represents a revolutionary step in cloud security, offering a managed software-as-a-service solution that simplifies network security operations for diverse cloud environments. Designed for high availability and scalability, FortiGate CNF eliminates the need for traditional firewall infrastructure, enabling security teams to focus more on strategic security policy management rather than operational overhead. This innovative service caters to both AWS and Azure platforms, providing flexibility through on-demand procurement or annual contracts.

Key Capabilities / Features

FortiGate CNF delivers cutting-edge, cloud-native security features designed for modern enterprises:

- Enterprise-Grade Security: Advanced filtering, geo-IP blocking, and comprehensive threat protection.
- DNS and IPS: Robust systems to protect against a wide spectrum of threats, including zero-day vulnerabilities.
- Unified Security Management: Simplifies the management of network security policies across all instances in a cloud region.
- Dynamic Security Policies: Offers geo fencing and real-time policy adjustments based on network traffic analysis.

How we are different

FortiGate CNF stands out through its integration and cloud-native features that enhance flexibility and operational efficiency:

- Cloud-Native Integration: Designed for seamless operation in AWS and Azure, reducing the complexity of network security management.
- Zero Maintenance: Eliminates the need for traditional hardware and associated maintenance, shifting the focus to strategic security management.
- East-West Security Enforcement: Unique capability to manage internal traffic within cloud networks as effectively as traditional north-south traffic.
- API-Driven Management: Facilitates real-time security deployments and modifications through an advanced REST API, enhancing responsiveness.