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Product Line: Fortinet Series
Product Type: Firewall
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Product Description

The FG-3950B-BDL-950-36 FORTINET features (2) SFP+ FortiASIC 10-Gig ports and 4 SFP FortiASIC ports, enhanced by (2) SFP+ SR-type transceivers for high-speed connectivity. It includes (2) 10/100/1000 ports for versatile networking options and 5 FMC slots for expansion capabilities. For reliability, it is equipped with dual AC power supplies.

FAQs for the FG-3950B-BDL-950-36

  • What are the key features of the networking hardware?
    The hardware includes (2) SFP+ FortiASIC 10-Gig ports, (2) SFP+ SR-type transceivers, 4 SFP FortiASIC ports, (2) 10/100/1000 ports, 5 FMC slots, and dual AC power supplies.
  • How many 10-Gig ports does the hardware support?
    It supports two SFP+ FortiASIC 10-Gig ports.
  • Can I expand the network capacity of the device?
    Yes, the device can be expanded using its 5 FMC slots.
  • What type of transceivers are included with the hardware?
    It includes (2) SFP+ SR-type transceivers.
  • Is the hardware equipped with standard Ethernet ports?
    Yes, it comes with (2) 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports.
  • How many SFP ports are available on the device?
    The device offers 4 SFP FortiASIC ports.
  • Does the hardware come with a power backup option?
    Yes, it features dual AC power supplies for redundancy.
  • Are the SFP+ ports compatible with any transceiver?
    The SFP+ ports are compatible with SFP+ SR-type transceivers, as included, and potentially other compatible models.
  • What kind of management options are available?
    Management can be performed through the 5 FMC slots available for expansion.
  • Can the hardware support both high-speed and legacy devices?
    Yes, with its mix of SFP+ and 10/100/1000 ports, the hardware supports both high-speed and legacy connectivity options.

Product Review

The FORTINET FG-3950B-BDL-950-36 offers a solid selection of connectivity options, including two SFP+ 10-Gig ports with included SR-type transceivers and four additional SFP ports, catering to diverse networking needs. The inclusion of dual AC power supplies enhances its reliability for critical network environments. However, the presence of only two 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports may limit flexibility for environments heavily reliant on traditional RJ45 connections.


The FORTINET FG-3950B-BDL-950-36 is a high-performance network security appliance designed to meet the demands of large enterprises and data center environments. It is engineered to deliver exceptional throughput and security capabilities, making it an ideal choice for organizations looking to protect their complex network infrastructures against a wide range of threats. This product overview focuses on the hardware specifications of the FG-3950B-BDL-950-36, providing potential users with detailed information on its capabilities and features. At the core of the FG-3950B-BDL-950-36 are its connectivity options, which are designed to offer flexibility and high-speed network interfaces for diverse deployment scenarios. The device includes: - 2 SFP+ FortiASIC 10-Gig ports: These ports allow for high-speed network connections, suitable for backbone or high-traffic segments of the network. The inclusion of 2 SFP+ SR-type transceivers ensures that the device can be easily integrated into existing network infrastructures, providing immediate enhancements in throughput and performance. - 4 SFP FortiASIC ports: Offering additional flexibility, these ports can be used for various connectivity needs, supporting a range of SFP transceivers to match specific network requirements. - 2 10/100/1000 ports: These gigabit Ethernet ports provide reliable, high-speed connectivity for management or other network devices, ensuring efficient network operations. The FG-3950B-BDL-950-36 is also equipped with 5 FMC slots, allowing for expansion and customization of the device's capabilities. This feature enables organizations to tailor the device to their specific needs, whether that involves adding more connectivity options or enhancing the device's processing power. Another critical feature of the FG-3950B-BDL-950-36 is its dual AC power supplies. This redundancy ensures that the device remains operational even in the event of a power supply failure, providing organizations with the assurance that their network security will not be compromised due to power issues. This level of reliability is crucial for maintaining continuous network protection and availability. In terms of performance, the FG-3950B-BDL-950-36 is designed to handle demanding network environments. It leverages Fortinet's proprietary FortiASIC processors to accelerate the processing of security tasks, ensuring that throughput and performance do not become bottlenecks in secure network environments. The device's architecture is optimized for efficient handling of encryption, decryption, and other security-related processes, providing comprehensive protection without compromising network speeds. Overall, the FORTINET FG-3950B-BDL-950-36 represents a powerful solution for organizations looking to secure their networks with a scalable, high-performance appliance. Its combination of high-speed connectivity options, expandability, and redundancy features makes it a versatile and reliable choice for protecting against a wide array of security threats. Whether deployed in a data center or a large enterprise network, the FG-3950B-BDL-950-36 is capable of meeting the rigorous demands of modern network environments, providing peace of mind and a strong defense against cyber threats.


Item Number FORTINET FG-3950B-BDL-950-36
10-Gig SFP+ Ports with FortiASIC 2, including 2 SR-type SFP+ transceivers
FortiASIC SFP Ports 4
Ethernet Ports 2, supporting 10/100/1000 Mbps
Expansion Slots for FMC 5
Power Supply Units Dual AC

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