SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 13, 2010 – Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) – a leading
network security provider and worldwide leader of unified threat
management (UTM) solutions – today announced that its FortiMail™
messaging security appliance has been awarded its sixth Virus Bulletin
certification in the VBSpam Awards.


Virus Bulletin staff tested FortiMail among 19 other anti-spam products for their spam detection rates and the number of false positives. The Virus Bulletin report noted that the FortiMail appliance won the VBSpam award “without difficulty” and credited Fortinet’s development team with keeping up with the latest trends in email security and spam.

“We are pleased that FortiMail’s strong anti-spam capabilities have been validated by a sixth VBSpam award,” said Patrick Bedwell, vice president of product marketing at Fortinet. “Customers are looking for a robust anti-spam solution that effectively tackles the mountains of spam that can clog their networks and cause security risks. Fortinet’s FortiMail addresses the messaging security requirements of enterprises of all sizes, allowing customers to focus on their business and not a spam-infested network.”

The FortiMail family of appliances delivers proven, powerful messaging security for any size organization, from small businesses to carriers, service providers, and large enterprises. Purpose-built for the most demanding messaging systems, the FortiMail appliances utilize Fortinet’s years of experience in protecting networks against spam, malware, and other message-borne threats.

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