FG-500E-BDL FortiGate 500E

The FortiGate 500E series delivers next generation firewall capabilities for mid-sized to large enterprises, with the flexibility to be deployed at the campus or enterprise branch. Protects against cyber threats with security processor powered high performance, security efficacy and deep visibility



Protects against known exploits, malware and malicious websites using continuous threat intelligence provided by FortiGuard Labs security services

Identify thousands of applications including cloud applications for deep inspection into network traffic

Protects against unknown attacks using dynamic analysis and provides automated mitigation to stop targeted attacks


Delivers industry’s best threat protection performance and ultra-low latency using purpose-built security processor (SPU) technology

Provides industry-leading performance and protection for SSL encrypted traffic


Independently tested and validated best security effectiveness and performance

Received unparalleled third-party certifications from NSS Labs, ICSA, Virus Bulletin and AV Comparatives


Delivers extensive routing, switching, wireless controller and high performance IPsec VPN capabilities to consolidate networking and security functionality

Enables flexible deployment such as Next Generation Firewall and Secure SD-WAN


Single Pane of Glass with Network Operations Center (NOC) view provides 360° visibility to identify issues quickly and intuitively

Predefined compliance checklist analyzes the deployment and highlights best practices to improve overall security posture

Security Fabric

Enables Fortinet and Fabric-ready partners’ products to collaboratively integrate and provide end-to-end security across the entire attack surface

Automatically builds Network Topology visualizations which discover IoT devices and provide complete visibility into Fortinet and Fabric-ready partner products


1. USB Port

2. Console Port

3. 2x GE RJ45 MGMT/HA Ports

4. 8x GE RJ45 Ports

5. 8x GE SFP Slots

6. 2x 10 GE SFP+ Slots

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