Quality, speed, or price—pick two. This is a common axiom applied to a variety of business issues, and it is generally true that you have to sacrifice one in order to have the others. Fortinet believes it may be able to deliver all three at the same time, though, with the launch of the new FortiGate 3700D firewall appliance.
For a business data center, the axiom changes some. It’s more like, “You can have performance or protection: choose.” Basically, anything you put in place to monitor and analyze traffic introduces lag that can impede performance. It’s difficult to have both at the same time, but that has been the challenge that Fortinet and its rivals have attempted to address.Read more »