Cybersecurity firm Fortinet Inc. has announced the launch of its FortiGate Rugged 70G with 5G Dual Modem, the latest appliance from the company, built on its fifth-generation security processor.

According to the company, the FortiGate Rugged 70G with 5G Dual Modem has been hardened and is designed to meet the demands of industrial environments. It reportedly simplifies the infrastructure necessary for high-performance networking in remote locations, while its rugged design ensures that it can withstand even the harshest conditions.

FortiGate Rugged 70G combines several functions into a compact device that can be deployed anywhere. Additionally, the FortiGate Rugged 70G with 5G Dual Modem has advanced security features, including secure boot, biometric verification and a next-generation firewall with artificial intelligence (AI)-powered FortiGuard services. It also supports local area network and wide area network security, including software-defined WAN, or SD-WAN, and zero-trust network access with 5G connectivity.

Further, the appliance uses Fortinet’s security processing unit, or SP5, which, according to the company, outperforms off-the-shelf processors in encryption, firewall performance, SSL inspection and energy efficiency. The company also suggests that FortiGate Rugged 70G consumes 88% less power than other processors, aligning with the growing demand for energy-efficient and sustainable solutions in industrial environments.

For more information on the FortiGate Rugged 70G with 5G Dual Modem, visit the Fortinet Inc. website.

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