FortiSwitch Secure Access Series FortiSwitch Secure Access switches deliver a Secure, Simple, Scalable Ethernet solution with outstanding security, performance and manageability for threat conscious small to mid-sized businesses, distributed enterprises and branch offices. Tightly integrated into the FortiGate Network Security Platform, the FortiSwitch Secure Access switches can be managed directly from the familiar FortiGate interface. This single pane of glass management provides complete visibility and control of all users and devices on the network, regardless of how they connect. Security Fabric Integration Reduces complexity and decreases management cost with network security functions managed through a single console via FortiGate. This integration allows all users to be authenticated against the same user database, regardless of whether they connect to the wired or wireless network, including temporary guest users. In addition, same security policy can apply to a user or device regardless of how or where they connect to the network. Simplify Network Deployment The Power over Ethernet (PoE) capability in some models, enables simple installation of wireless Access Points and IP phones in the network. FortiLink Mode The FortiSwitch Secure Access Switch series integrates directly into the FortiGate* Connected UTM, with switch administration and access port security managed from the familiar FortiGate interface. Regardless of how users and devices connect to the network, you have complete visibility and control over your network security and access through this single pane of glass, perfectly suited to threat-conscious organizations of any size. Standalone Mode Virtualization and cloud computing have created dense high-bandwidth Ethernet networking requirements in the data center, pushing the limits of existing data center switching. FortiSwitch Data Center switches meet these challenges by providing a high performance 10 or 40 GE capable switching platform, with a low Total Cost of Ownership. Ideal for Top of Rack server or firewall aggregation applications, as well as enterprise network core or distribution deployments, these switches are purpose-built to meet the needs of todays bandwidth intensive environments.