Spirent validates performance of FortiGate-3810D

Tuesday 24 March 2015 | 17:00 CET | News

Fortinet and Spirent Communications announced the results of performance tests conducted on the FortiGate-3810D, the latest Fortinet firewall appliance designed for large enterprises, Communication Service Providers (CSPs) and data centre environments. Spirent's test results validate the high performance and scalability delivered by the FortiGate-3810D.

Testing with Spirent products showed that the FortiGate-3810D, which comes standard with six 100-Gigabit Ethernet ports and all in one compact 3U appliance form factor, delivers a steady 292 Gbps Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) throughput and 317 Gbps User Datagram Protocol (UDP) throughput with zero packet loss at 512 bytes packet size. The appliance also achieves latency as low as 4.23 microseconds (µs) under 100 percent load, and tests confirmed there is no performance degradation between IPv4 and IPv6 traffic. Other test results unveil that the FortiGate-3810D supports more than 100 million concurrent sessions and a setup rate of 550,000 new connections per second.

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