In the last published report, research firm Gartner, the company Fortinet has been positioned in the Leaders Quadrant UTM-market so-called “magic square”. As the benefits of Fortinet were allocated “completeness of vision” (Protection at several levels) and “quality of protection”. The decision was taken based on the analysis of devices FortiGate. According to the report, Gartner, endless evolution and sophistication of threats and the need to comply with the standards and renewing requirements of the regulators will continue to move and accelerate the development of UTM-market and require the inclusion of more and more functions into a single device. Estimating the growth of this market, Gartner cites the following figures: In 2009, world market UTM-devices was approximately 1,5 billion U.S. dollars, showing thus a 25 percent increase compared with data for 2007 god.Srednegodovoy market growth multifunction devices is projected, 20-25% until the end of 2012 year. The main share of the market are just hardware and software systems, but there is a purely software multifunctional products. The report’s authors note: “Vendors who have taken leading positions in the square, developed market by introducing new mechanisms for protecting and facilitating the installation process and reducing the cost of product introduction.
In addition, to work towards finalizing the fight against vulnerabilities in the products themselves. Key product characteristics of firms-leaders are: reliability, stable performance, ease of deployment and management without additional staff.