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Secure Wi-Fi

Protection Where Your Networks are Most Vulnerable — The Edge

Large campuses, distributed enterprises, and small businesses all have diverse WLAN architecture needs but also a common requirement for security. That’s why Fortinet provides a full suite of WLAN products designed to address the unique requirements of every organization.

Configuration and control of your wireless environment can be done directly with a FortiGate appliance or via our Wireless LAN controllers.  Fortinet also offers FortiManager and FortiCloud as management solutions for the entire Fortinet security fabric.

Fortinet Secure Wi-Fi includes:

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FortiGate Integrated Wireless LAN Controller

Fortinet Secure Wireless LAN Controllers are integrated in the FortiOS, a purpose-built network security operating system, which forms the foundation of the FortiGate Network Security  platform. Delivering the industry’s most comprehensive suite of security, wireless and networking services, this enterprise class Wireless LAN Controller is purpose-built to leverage the hardware acceleration provided by custom Fortinet Security Processing Units (SPUs) while providing an easy to use enterprise wireless solution, in a single unified platform.

FortiGate Integrated Secure Access includes:

  • Enterprise class WLAN controller integrated into all FortiGate appliances at no cost
  • Complete integration with Fortinet Security Fabric
  • Single-pane-of-glass management delivering visibility, control, and reporting
  • Scalability from 1 to 10,000 APs

Managed Access Points

FortiAPs are available in a variety of models to address specific use cases and price points, including Smart APs that extend Fortinet’s security fabric to the edge with integrated UTM.

Dedicated Wireless LAN Controller

Some wireless deployments require high mobility with high performance and the Fortinet Wireless Controller can provide enterprise-class Wi-Fi to deliver this in large and high-density environments. The Controller and Management platforms are available as appliances or as virtual machines, and when combined with enterprise-class 802.11ac Wave 2 access points, the controllers deliver seamless mobility, quick deployment, and easy capacity expansion with radio frequency virtualization.

FortiWLC Wireless Controllers

The FortiWLC Controller series optimizes traffic across our controller-based wireless access points and client devices to support high density, high performance and predictability while addressing mission-critical enterprise demands for wireless connectivity.


  • Delivers highly predictable, resilient wireless services in both single- and multi-channel deployments
  • Simplifies deployment and capacity expansion for your wireless network
  • Offers seamless wireless mobility with superior roaming reliability
  • Protects sensitive data and aids in compliance
  • Supports existing technology investment

FortiWLM Wireless Manager

Fortinet’s Wireless Manager series provides both hardware platforms and a virtual machine to support Fortinet’s controller-based wireless solution. The Wireless Manager offers full management of the controllers and access point configuration along with an extensive set of trouble-shooting and reporting tools.


  • Delivers comprehensiveWLAN management
  • Detects network congestion and poor wireless environments to improve user experience
  • Delivers reporting and historical visibility

Managed Access Points

APs are available in a variety models to address specific use cases and price points.