Fortinet, Inc. is an American multinational corporation founded in 2000 by brothers Ken and Michael Xie. The company sells high performance network security products and services including their flagship integrated network security solution, the FortiGate firewall. Fortinet distributes its systems and subscription-based services using the channel partner sales method via more than 20,000 partners worldwide. Fortinet is positioned as the revenue leader in unified threat management (UTM) solutions.
Fortinet competes in the UTM and network security industry, and has the third-highest market share in security appliances after Cisco Systems and Check Point.