DATA SHEETFortiGate 500E SeriesNext Generation FirewallSecure SD-WANSecure Web GatewayFG-500EThe FortiGate 500E series provides an application-centric, scalable and secure SD-WANsolution with next generation firewall (NGFW) capabilities for mid-sized to large enterprisesdeployed at the campus or enterprise branch level. Protects against cyber threats with systemon-a-chip acceleration and industry-leading secure SD-WAN in a simple, affordable, and easy todeploy solution. Fortinet’s Security-Driven Networking approach provides tight integration of thenetwork to the new generation of security.Securityn Identifies thousands of applications inside network trafficfor deep inspection and granular policy enforcementnnProtects against malware, exploits, and maliciouswebsites in both encrypted and non-encrypted trafficPrevent and detect against known and unknown attacksusing continuous threat intelligence from AI-poweredFortiGuard Labs security servicesPerformancen Delivers industry’s best threat protection performance andultra-low latency using purpose-built security processor(SPU) technologynProvides industry-leading performance and protection forSSL encrypted trafficCertificationn Independently tested and validated for best-in-classsecurity effectiveness and performancenReceived unparalleled third-party certifications from NSSLabsNetworkingn Delivers advanced networking capabilities that seamlesslyintegrate with advanced layer 7 security and virtualdomains (VDOMs) to offer extensive deploymentflexibility, multi-tenancy and effective utilization ofresourcesnDelivers high-density, flexible combination of varioushigh-speed interfaces to enable best TCO for customersfor data center and WAN deploymentsManagementn Includes a management console that is effective, simpleto use, and provides comprehensive network automationand visibilitynnProvides Zero Touch Integration with Fortinet’s SecurityFabric’s Single Pane of Glass ManagementPredefined compliance checklist analyzes the deploymentand highlights best practices to improve overall securitypostureSecurity Fabricn Enables Fortinet and Fabric-ready partners’ productsto provide broader visibility, integrated end-to-enddetection, threat intelligence sharing, and automatedremediationFirewallIPSNGFWThreat ProtectionInterfaces36 Gbps7.9 Gbps5 Gbps4.7 GbpsMultiple GE RJ45, GE SFP and 10 GE SFP Slots1
DATA SHEET FortiGate 500E SeriesDEPLOYMENTNext Generation Firewall (NGFW)§ Reduce the complexity and maximize your ROI byintegrating threat protection security capabilities intoa single high-performance network security appliance,powered by Fortinet’s Security Processing Unit (SPU)§ Full visibility into users, devices, applications acrossthe entire attack surface and consistent security policyenforcement irrespective of asset location§ Protect against network exploitable vulnerabilitieswith industry-validated IPS that offers low latency andoptimized network performance§ Automatically block threats on decrypted traffic using theIndustry’s highest SSL inspection performance, includingthe latest TLS 1.3 standard with mandated ciphers§ Proactively block newly discovered sophisticated attacks inreal-time with AI-powered FortiGuard Labs and advancedthreat protection services included in the Fortinet SecurityFabricSecure SD-WAN§ Consistent business application performance with accuratedetection, dynamic WAN path steering on any bestperforming WAN transport§ Accelerated Multi-cloud access for faster SaaS adoptionwith cloud-on-ramp§ Self-healing networks with WAN edge high availability, subsecond traffic switchover-based and real-time bandwidthcompute-based traffic steering§ Automated Overlay tunnels provides encryption andabstracts physical hybrid WAN making it simple to manage.§ Simplified and intuitive workflow with SD-WANOrchestrator for management and zero touch deployment§ Enhanced analytics both real-time and historical providesvisibility into network performance and identify anomalies§ Strong security posture with next generation firewall andreal- time threat protectionSecure Web Gateway (SWG)Web ApplicationServers§ Secure web access from both internal and external risks,even for encrypted traffic at high performanceInternal User§ Enhanced user experience with dynamic web and videocaching§ Block and control web access based on user or usergroups across URL’s and domains§ Prevent data loss and discover user activity to known andunknown cloud applicationsFortiWebWeb Application FirewallFortiGateSWGExternal User§ Block DNS requests against malicious domains§ Multi-layered advanced protection against zero-daymalware threats delivered over the webSecure Web Gateway DeploymentFortiSandboxAdvanced ThreatProtectionSD-WAN OrchestratorCentralized Provisioning &Automated Overlay ManagementFortiManagerAutomation-DrivenNetwork ManagementFortiSwitchSecure AccessSwitchFortiAnalyzerAnalytics-poweredSecurity & Log ManagementFortiGateNGFWFortiAPSecure Analytics-poweredSecurity & LogManagementFortiAPSecure AccessPoint ecIPSlsnenTuENTERPRISEBRANCH LSMP FortiGateSecure SD-WANFortiClientEndpoint ProtectionNext Generation Firewall Campus DeploymentSecure SD-WAN Enterprise Branch Deployment2
DATA SHEET FortiGate 500E SeriesHARDWAREFortiGate 500EHAFortiGate 500EUSB1579SFP11S1VW1X1CONSOLESFP MGMT1322436810412S25VW2X26100-240VAC6A 50-60HzInterfaces126.96.36.199.5.6.USB PortConsole Port2x GE RJ45 MGMT/HA Ports8x GE RJ45 Ports8x GE SFP Slots2x 10 GE SFP SlotsHardware FeaturesNP6CP91U10GEACDUAL/480GBNetwork ProcessorPowered by SPU§ Fortinet’s custom SPU processorsdeliver the power you need to detectmalicious content at multi-Gigabitspeeds3Fortinet’s new, breakthrough SPU NP6 network processorworks inline with FortiOS functions delivering:§ Superior firewall performance for IPv4/IPv6, SCTP andmulticast traffic with ultra-low latency§ VPN, CAPWAP and IP tunnel acceleration§ Other security technologies cannot protect againsttoday’s wide range of content- and connectionbased threats because they rely on general-purposeCPUs, causing a dangerous performance gap§ Anomaly-based intrusion prevention, checksum offload,and packet defragmentation§ SPU processors provide the performance neededto block emerging threats, meet rigorous third-partycertifications, and ensure that your network securitysolution does not become a network bottleneckContent Processor§ Traffic shaping and priority queuingFortinet’s ninth generation custom SPU CP9 contentprocessor works outside of the direct flow of traffic andaccelerates the inspection.
DATA SHEET FortiGate 500E SeriesFORTINET SECURITY FABRICSecurity FabricThe industry’s highest-performing cybersecurity platform,powered by FortiOS, with a rich ecosystem designed tospan the extended digital attack surface, delivering fullyautomated, self-healing network security.Fabric ManagementCenterFabric SecurityOperationsNOCSOC§ Broad: Coordinated detection and enforcement across theentire digital attack surface and lifecycle with convergednetworking and security across edges, clouds, endpointsand usersAdaptive CloudSecurity§ Integrated: Integrated and unified security, operation,and performance across different technologies, location,deployment options, and the richest EcosystemZero TrustAccessFORTI OS§ Automated: Context aware, self-healing network &security posture leveraging cloud-scale and advanced AIto automatically deliver near-real-time, user-to-applicationcoordinated protection across the FabricThe Fabric empowers organizations of any size to secure andsimplify their hybrid infrastructure on the journey to systemFortiGuardThreat IntelligenceFortiOS Operating SystemFortiOS, Fortinet’s leading operating system enable theconvergence of high performing networking and securityacross the Fortinet Security Fabric delivering consistent andcontext-aware security posture across network endpoint, andclouds. The organically built best of breed capabilities andunified approach allows organizations to run their businesseswithout compromising performance or protection, supportsseamless scalability, and simplifies innovation consumption.The release of FortiOS 7 dramatically expands the FortinetSecurity Fabric’s ability to deliver consistent security acrosshybrid deployment models consisting on appliances, softwareand As-a-Service with SASE, ZTNA and other emergingcybersecurity solutions.SERVICESFortiGuard Security ServicesFortiGuard Labs offers real-time intelligence on the threatlandscape, delivering comprehensive security updates acrossthe full range of Fortinet’s solutions. Comprised of securitythreat researchers, engineers, and forensic specialists, theteam collaborates with the world’s leading threat monitoringorganizations and other network and security vendors, as wellas law enforcement agencies.FortiCare ServicesFortinet is dedicated to helping our customers succeed, andevery year FortiCare services help thousands of organizationsget the most from their Fortinet Security Fabric solution. Wehave more than 1,000 experts to help accelerate technologyimplementation, provide reliable assistance through advancedsupport, and offer proactive care to maximize security andperformance of Fortinet deployments.4
DATA SHEET FortiGate 500E SeriesSPECIFICATIONSFORTIGATE 500EFORTIGATE 500EDimensions and PowerInterfaces and Modules10 GE SFP Slots2Height x Width x Length (inches)GE RJ45 Interfaces8Height x Width x Length (mm)GE SFP Slots8WeightGE RJ45 Management Ports2USB Ports2Form Factor(supports EIA / non-EIA standards)RJ45 Console Port1Local Storage–Included Transceivers2x SFP (SX 1 GE)System Performance — Enterprise Traffic MixIPS Throughput 2NGFW Throughput7.9 Gbps2, 4Threat Protection Throughput 2, 55 Gbps4.7 GbpsSystem Performance and CapacityIPv4 Firewall Throughput(1518 / 512 / 64 byte, UDP)36 / 36 / 22 GbpsIPv6 Firewall Throughput(1518 / 512 / 64 byte, UDP)36 / 36 / 22 GbpsFirewall Latency (64 byte, UDP)Firewall Throughput (Packet per Second)2 μs33 Mpps8 MillionNew Sessions/Second (TCP)300,000IPsec VPN Throughput (512 byte) 110,0002,000Client-to-Gateway IPsec VPN Tunnels50,000SSL-VPN Throughput5 GbpsConcurrent SSL-VPN Users(Recommended Maximum, Tunnel Mode)10,000SSL Inspection CPS (IPS, avg. HTTPS) 3Application Control Throughput(HTTP 64K) 214 GbpsCAPWAP Throughput (1444 byte, UDP)18 GbpsMaximum Number of FortiAPs(Total / Tunnel)OptionalOperating Environment and CertificationsOperating TemperatureStorage TemperatureHumidityNoise LevelOperating Altitude32–104 F (0–40 C)-31–158 F (-35–70 C)10–90% non-condensing43 dBASide and Front to BackUp to 7,400 ft (2,250 m)ComplianceFCC Part 15 Class A, RCM, VCCI, CE, UL/cUL, CBCertificationsICSA Labs: Firewall, IPsec, IPS, Antivirus,SSL-VPN; USGv6/IPv672512 / 2565,000Maximum Number of Registered Endpoints2,000Active-Active, Active-Passive, ClusteringNote: All performance values are “up to” and vary depending on system configuration.1. IPsec VPN performance test uses AES256-SHA256.2. IPS (Enterprise Mix), Application Control, NGFW and Threat Protection are measured withLogging enabled.3. SSL Inspection performance values use an average of HTTPS sessions of different ciphersuites.56A613 BTU/h10 / 10Maximum Number of FortiTokensHigh Availability ConfigurationsRedundant Power Supplies(Hot Swappable)95 W / 193 W100–240V, 50–60Hz3,500800,000Maximum Number of FortiSwitchesSupportedHeat DissipationRack Mount, 1 RU5.7 GbpsSSL Inspection Concurrent Session(IPS, avg. HTTPS) 3Virtual Domains (Default / Maximum)Current (Maximum)16.1 lbs (7.3 kg)20 GbpsGateway-to-Gateway IPsec VPN TunnelsSSL Inspection Throughput(IPS, avg. HTTPS) 3Power InputForced AirflowConcurrent Sessions (TCP)Firewall PoliciesPower Consumption (Average / Maximum)1.75 x 17.0 x 15.044.45 x 432 x 3804. NGFW performance is measured with Firewall, IPS and Application Control enabled.5. Threat Protection performance is measured with Firewall, IPS, Application Control andMalware Protection enabled.
DATA SHEET FortiGate 500E SeriesORDERING INFORMATIONProductSKUDescriptionFortiGate 500EFG-500E2x 10 GE SFP slots, 10x GE RJ45 ports (including 1x MGMT port, 1x HA port, 8x switch ports), 8x GESFP slots, SPU NP6 and CP9 hardware accelerated.1 GE SFP LX Transceiver ModuleFN-TRAN-LX1 GE SFP LX transceiver module for all systems with SFP and SFP/SFP slots.1 GE SFP RJ45 Transceiver ModuleFN-TRAN-GC1 GE SFP RJ45 transceiver module for all systems with SFP and SFP/SFP slots.1 GE SFP SX Transceiver ModuleFN-TRAN-SX1 GE SFP SX transceiver module for all systems with SFP and SFP/SFP slots.10 GE SFP Transceiver Module, Short RangeFN-TRAN-SFP SR10 GE SFP transceiver module, short range for all systems with SFP and SFP/SFP slots.10 GE SFP Transceiver Module, Long RangeFN-TRAN-SFP LR10 GE SFP transceiver module, long range for all systems with SFP and SFP/SFP slots.10 GE SFP Transceiver, Extended RangeFN-TRAN-SFP ER10 GE SFP transceiver module, extended range for all systems with SFP and SFP/SFP slots.10 GE SFP RJ45 Transceiver ModuleFN-TRAN-SFP GC10 GE SFP RJ45 transceiver module for systems with SFP slots.10 GE SFP Active Direct Attach Cable, 10m / 32.8 ftSP-CABLE-ADASFP 10 GE SFP active direct attach cable, 10m / 32.8 ft for all systems with SFP and SFP/SFP slots.Optional Power SupplySP-FG300E-PSAC power supply for FG-300/301E and FG-500/501E.Optional d Labs deliversa number of securityintelligence services toaugment the FortiGatefirewall platform. Youcan easily optimize theprotection capabilities ofyour FortiGate with one ofthese FortiGuard Unified ThreatProtectionAdvanced ThreatProtectionASE 124x724x724x7FortiGuard App Control Service FortiGuard IPS Service FortiGuard Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) — Antivirus,Mobile Malware, Botnet, CDR, Virus Outbreak Protection andFortiSandbox Cloud Servi