Fortinet(R) Wins 2012 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award

FortiVoice 200D Phone System Honored for Exceptional Innovation

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SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2013) - Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a world leader in high-performance network security -- today announced that the company's FortiVoice 200D phone system has won a 2012 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award from TMC and the editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY and CUSTOMER magazines. One of TMC's most coveted awards, this honor was created to recognize companies that have created exceptionally innovative products and services that facilitate voice, data and video communications.

"The products and services selected for the prestigious Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award represent some of the most exceptional innovations this industry has had in quite some time," said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO. "It is my pleasure to recognize Fortinet with this honor as they have proven that they deserve to be considered to be among the industry's elite."

To be eligible for this award, nominated products and services must have been tailored to one or more of the following industries: IP communications, telecom, call center, CRM, service provider offerings, developer services, networking and wireless services (including cell phones, PDAs and smartphones). Hardware, software, add-ons, peripherals and services created in the past twelve months were all eligible.

About FortiVoice
FortiVoice phone systems and phones deliver intelligent call handling in a simple, affordable and user-friendly package. In addition, they are easy to install, configure and use and come with everything a business needs to handle calls professionally, control costs and stay connected everywhere. The FortiVoice 200D gives enterprises total call control and sophisticated communication features for excellent customer service and efficient employee collaboration. Powerful, affordable and simple, the FortiVoice 200D supports up to 2000 phone users.

This is the second major industry award the FortiVoice platform has received this year. Also in September, the company's FortiVoice FVC-40S was honored with a TMC 2013 "INTERNET TELEPHONY" Excellence Award.

"Third party validation is critically important to us and our customers, which makes today's win from INTERNET TELEPHONY and CUSTOMER magazines incredibly satisfying," said John Maddison, vice president of marketing for Fortinet. "Today's announcement and the INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award win we picked up earlier in the month helps to solidify FortiVoice as the go to phone system for small to mid-sized enterprises."

Additional Fortinet Awards
This year, Fortinet has won more than 20 industry awards around the world for its products. In February, the FortiGate-100D won "Best Integrated Security and Unified Threat Management (UTM)" from "InfoSecurity Products Guide" and FortiClient won an AV-Test.org award for Corporate Endpoint Protection. In April, the company was recognized by Frost & Sullivan for UTM Market Leadership, and the FortiGate-3240C and FortiGate-1000C won awards for Best Network Security and Best Integrated Security respectively at this year's SC Awards Europe. In May, the FortiGate-3600C won "Net World's" Product of the Year and the FortiMail product line earned a VBSpam + award based on high spam catch rate and zero false positives. In June, the FortiGate-3600C won Interop Tokyo 2013's Best in Show and "Network World's" Information Management award for Network Virtualization. In July, the company took home top channel awards from "CRN" and "Business Solutions Magazine." And in August, FortiVoice FVC-40S phone system won a 2013 "INTERNET TELEPHONY" Excellence Award and the company's FortiClient endpoint security solution won an AV-Comparatives Advanced + award for the software's malware blocking performance and low false positives.

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About Fortinet (www.fortinet.com)
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2012 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet's flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Fortinet's broad product line goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise -- from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world.

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