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A reliable WAN connection is essential for the modern enterprise. With businesses increasingly relying on cloud computing and remote applications, WAN connectivity must be always-on and downtime caused by an unreliable connection to the WAN is costly. Ideal for the distributed enterprise, retail location and SMB, FortiExtender 3G/4G Wireless WAN Extenders work in conjunction with the FortiGate Network Security Platform to provide a 3G/4G WAN connection as a backup to the primary wired WAN link. The advanced FortiOS software on the FortiGate facilitates rapid failover from the wired connection to the FortiExtender 3G/4G Wireless WAN connection in the event of a wired failure, ensuring the enterprise location stays online and operational.
3G/4G Wireless WAN as a Primary WAN Connection:
3G/4G are the latest high-speed wireless WAN technologies. Modern enterprises are increasingly taking advantage of these technologies not only as a backup for their wired WAN connections, but also as the primary WAN connection in locations such as; small branch offices, retail Point of Sale and kiosks. A FortiExtender 3G/4G Wireless WAN Extender enables a reliable and stable connection to support these applications.
Superior Management, Security and Control:
FortiExtenders are true plug-and-play devices. Once connected to the FortiGate, they appear as a regular network interface in FortiOS, providing single pane of glass management. This enables administrators to manage the connection as well as implement complete UTM security and control, just like any other FortiGate interface. In addition, FortiOS will display data quota usage on the Wireless WAN interface, providing complete visibility of the connection to ensure costly carrier data limits are not exceeded. The superior management, security and control of the FortiExtender ultimately reduces the Total Cost of Ownership for your WAN.
Integrates into the FortiGate Network Security Platform:
Single pane of glass management of the wired and wireless WAN connections and security reduces Total Cost of Ownership for your WAN.
Designed for Outdoor Use:
Can be located to maximize 3G/4G signal strength, without using lossy antenna cables or limited strength USB modem.
Power over Ethernet:
Can be located up to 100m from the FortiGate appliance or network switch, to optimize wireless signal strength.
3G/4G Wireless WAN is the latest high-speed wireless WAN technology, significantly outperforming legacy redundant WAN connections such as dial-up.
Color: WhiteProduct Type: Extender
1.8"h x 6"w x 7"d
(1) USB Type A
(1) Ethernet 1000 RJ-45
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Compliant Standards: FCC Part 15 B
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