Fortinet & Alibaba Cloud A Better Approach Together

The Answer of Network and Security Convergence

Fortinet is the One and Only Vendor Recognized As a Leader for Network Firewalls and WAN Edge Infrastructure Using Single Platform, which is the solid proof of Fortinet commitment as a trusted advisor and partner on Convergence of Security and Networking approach.

Cloud Native Integration Make Fortinet Solution More Efficiency

Based on Fortinet Fabric Connector and Fabric API, Fortinet security products have been integrated with Alibaba Cloud platform and services natively, which enable customers manage network and security policies on FortiGate as a way of cloud native. To standardize and accelerate the deployment and incident response, Fortinet also provide compute nest integration as a launch partner, and embedded automation engine with customized work flow.

The Most Industry Validation and Highly Recommended Security and Network Solution

Fortinet has 8 products named in Gartner Magic Quadrant, as well as “Customer Choice’s Award” in past years, especially on FortiGate NGFW, SD-WAN and Fortinet Anti-Virus technology. Fortinet Security Fabric, the industry’s highest-performing cybersecurity platform, named as representative solution of Gartner Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture.

One-Click FortiGate NGFW Deployment on Compute Nest

Optimize the deployment process and shortened the deployment time covering all required resources in the cloud, from days to minutes
• Further enhance the automation of network threat detection and response, ensure cloud network security, improve security operation efficiency

Single Instance Deployment

This one-click deployment will configure FortiGate-VM(virtual Machine) single instance on Alibaba Cloud, including:

  • 1x Virtual private cloud (VPC) and 1x ECS on Alibaba Cloud
  • 1x Fortinet FortiGate (PAYG) Next-Generation Firewall (4 vCPUs) instances from Alibaba Cloud marketplace
  • Configure required routing parameters of Fortinet FortiGate (PAYG) Next-Generation Firewall instances

High Availability (HA) Deployment

This one-click deployment will configure FortiGate Active-Passive (A-P) High Availability (HA) between Availability Zones (AZ) on Alibaba Cloud, including:

  • 1x Virtual private cloud (VPC) and 2x ECS on Alibaba Cloud
  • 2x Fortinet FortiGate (PAYG) Next-Generation Firewall (8 vCPUs) instances from Alibaba Cloud marketplace
  • Configure required routing and HA parameters of Fortinet FortiGate (PAYG) Next-Generation Firewall instances and Elastic IP (EIP)

Featured Fortinet Products in Marketplace


FortiGate is a comprehensive platform that integrates full-function NGFW, SD-WAN, and ZTNA Access Proxy. FortiGate delivers complete content, network protection, and application-awareness routing, brings the most advanced Security Driven Networking to all customers, and provides consistent security and network policy with granular visibility of the entire enterprise network.

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  • •FortiGate offers protection from a broad array of threats, supporting all the security and networking services offered by the FortiOS operating system.

  • •FortiGate delivers complete content and network protection by combining stateful inspection with a comprehensive suite of powerful security features to meet PCI DSS compliance.

  • •IPS technology protects against current and emerging network-level threats. In addition to signature-based threat detection, IPS performs anomaly-based detection, which alerts users to any traffic that matches attack behavior profiles.


FortiWeb Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) provide advanced features and AI-based machine learning using a multi-layered and correlated approach. It offers detection engines that defend web applications from known and zero-day threats to meet compliance standards and protect mission-critical hosted applications. FortiWeb keeps your applications safe from vulnerability exploits, bots, malware uploads, DoS attacks, advanced persistent threats (APTs), and zero-day attacks.

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  • •EFFECTIVE protection using multiple techniques including signatures, IP reputation, anti-virus, and AI-based behavioral analysis and bot mitigation

  • •INTEGRATED with FortiGate, FortiSandbox, and leading third-party vulnerability scanners for enhanced zero-day threat protection and virtual application patching

  • •ACCURATE with intelligent tools that minimize false positive detections including user scoring, session tracking, and event correlation


Fortinet FortiManager Security Management appliances allow you to centrally manage multiple Fortinet Network Security devices. Network administrators can control their network by grouping devices into administrative domains (ADOMs) logically, applying policies, and distributing content security/firmware updates efficiently.

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  • •Offers centralized configuration, policy-based provisioning, update management, and end-to-end network monitoring for your Fortinet installation.

  • •You can simplify the management of your network security by grouping devices into geographic or functional administrative domains (ADOMs).

  • •Manage VPN policy and configuration easily while leveraging FortiManager virtual appliances as a local distribution point for software and policy updates.


Fortinet FortiAnalyzer aggregates log data securely from Fortinet devices and other syslog-compatible devices. Users can filter and review records using a comprehensive suite of easily-customized reports, including traffic, event, virus, attack, web content, and email data, mining the data to determine your security stance and assure regulatory compliance.

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  • •Pre-defined and customized charts help monitor and maintain identifying attack patterns, locate acceptable use policies, and demonstrate policy compliance

  • •Scalable architecture allows the device to run in the collector or analyzer modes for optimized log processing

  • •Advanced features, such as event correlation, forensic analysis, and vulnerability assessment, provide essential tools for in-depth protection of complex networks

Fortinet Security Solution


FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall technology delivers complete content and network protection by combining stateful inspection with a comprehensive suite of powerful security features. Application control, antivirus, IPS, Web filtering and VPN along with advanced features such as an extreme threat database, vulnerability management and flow-based inspection work in concert to identify and mitigate the latest complex security threats. There are Various vCPUs of FortiGate to choose in Marketplace.


FortiADC Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) provides application availability, web optimization, and application security (WAF). The FortiADC family of physical and virtual appliances delivers fast, secure and intelligent acceleration and distribution of demanding applications in the enterprise.


FortiAnalyzer delivers critical insight into threats across the entire attack surface and provides Instant visibility, situation awareness, real-time threat intelligence and actionable analytics


Fortinet FortiManager lets you maintain control over your FortiGate and FortiAP topologies through an easy-to-use, centralized, single-pane-of-glass management console. Easily control the deployment of security policies, FortiGuard content security updates, firmware revisions, and individual configurations for thousands of FortiOS-enabled devices. FortiManager provides crucial timesaving features like device auto-discovery, group management, global policies, auditing facilities, and the ability to manage complex VPN environments.

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Customer Success Stories

“Sodexo chose to work with Fortinet for its commitment to the cloud and its native integration of security capabilities into Alibaba Cloud. Fortinet provides us with a robust solution to deploy advanced architecture on Alibaba Cloud with reinforced security. This was critical for Sodexo as we expand the business in China and consolidate our workloads and applications to Alibaba Cloud. With Fortinet and Alibaba Cloud’s integrated security solution, we are able to stay agile to our customer needs while protecting sensitive information in both a cloud and on-premise setup. This is very key to our commitments in proving quality of life services to our clients and consumers”

-- Krone Cai, Head of IS&T at Sodexo China

“Fortinet has demonstrated its performance and delivered consistent policy management for a hybrid-cloud environment – without compromising ease-of-use when it comes to manageability. Fung Group has deployed Fortinet cloud security solutions in Alibaba Cloud environments and Fortinet enables secure applications and connectivity from data centre to cloud.”

-- Mark Lu, Vice President of Information Security at Fung Group


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