Fortinet, Ixia to test terabit firewall

High-performance cybersecurity solutions provider Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), together with network testing solutions provider Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) have released results of Ixia´s CloudStorm and BreakingPoint testing solutions used to validate the performance of Fortinet´s recently announced FortiGate 3980E and 7060E enterprise firewalls, the company said.

Ixia´s testing methodology resulted in Fortinet´s FortiGate 3980E enterprise firewall demonstrating 1 Tbps (terabit per second) firewall performance, and the FortiGate 7060E enterprise chassis firewall delivering 100 Gbps (gigabit per second) of NGFW throughput.

CloudStorm simulates 2.4 terabits of mixed applications, as well as malicious traffic, to test the critical elements of complex data centers, including server applications, storage workloads, and network security devices.

Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network.

Ixia provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual networks for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers.