What is Fortinet on IBM Cloud?

Fortinet physical and virtualized security appliances are designed to provide security for the most sensitive data and critical workloads. IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions automates provisioning and integration of these appliances.

Fortinet on IBM Cloud benefits

Scalable security policies

Allows security to dynamically expand and adapt as more workloads and data are added. Security seamlessly follows and protects data, users and applications as they move between IoT, devices and cloud environments throughout the network.

Seamless service management

Ability to manage virtual appliances and physical appliances from a single IBM Cloud management console reduces TCO and provides 360-degree visibility into Fortinet services to identify issues quickly and intuitively.

Integrated support services

IBM Cloud and FortiCare client support teams use an integrated model to provide a single IBM access point for global technical support. With staff in the Americas, EU, Middle East and Asia, there are no gaps for enterprise requirements.

Fortinet on IBM Cloud features

Choice of form factor

Build the security solution that’s right for your environment with hardware and virtual appliances that are secure to the core.


Control all security and networking capabilities across the entire FortiGate platform with one intuitive operating system.

Maximum security and performance

Using the advanced FortiOSTM operating system, FortiGate Appliances effectively neutralize a wide range of security threats facing your virtualized environment.

Fortinet versions

FortiGate Virtual Appliance

Mitigate blind spots by implementing critical security controls within virtual infrastructure while enabling rapid provisioning of security features.

FortiGate Security Appliance

FortiGate Firewalls enforce security policies with granular control and visibility of users and devices for thousands of discrete applications.

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