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Product Line: Fortinet FG Series
Product Type: Firewall
Original price $0.00 - Original price $412.00
Original price
$0.00 - $412.00
Current price $412.00
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Product Description

The FG-1240B Fortinet features a range of connectivity options including 24 hardware accelerated GbE SFP interfaces, 14 hardware accelerated 10/100/1000 interfaces, and 2 non-accelerated 10/100/1000 interfaces. It supports flexible expansion with 1 AMC expansion slot and 6 FSM expansion slots, including 1 FSM-064 (64 GB SSD) for local storage. Performance-wise, it delivers firewall throughput up to 44 Gbps, IPSec VPN throughput up to 18.5 Gbps, and IPS throughput of 5.0 Gbps, operating within a temperature range of 32°F to 104°F.

Key Feature for the FG-1240B

  • What is the height of the FG-1240B networking hardware?
    The height is 3.5 in (8.87 cm).
  • How many hardware accelerated GbE SFP interfaces does it have?
    It has 24 hardware accelerated GbE SFP interfaces.
  • What is the width dimension of this device?
    The width is 17.3 in (44 cm).
  • Can the FG-1240B be mounted in a rack?
    Yes, it is rack mountable.
  • What is the length of this networking hardware?
    The length is 21 in (53 cm).
  • What types of power sources does the FG-1240B support?
    It supports AC Power (100 – 240 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz 6.3 Amp Max) and DC Power (-48V DC Normal).
  • How much does the device weigh?
    The weight is 36 lb (16.4 Kg).
  • What is the average power consumption of the FG-1240B?
    The average power consumption is 263.2 W.
  • What is the maximum operating temperature for this hardware?
    The maximum operating temperature is 104 deg F (40 deg C).
  • How much local storage is included with the FG-1240B?
    It includes 1 FSM-064 (64 GB SSD) for local storage.

Product Review

The Fortinet FG-1240B offers high firewall throughput rates of up to 44 Gbps, depending on packet size, and supports IPSec VPN throughput up to 18.5 Gbps, making it suitable for demanding network environments. It includes a variety of interfaces, including 24 hardware-accelerated GbE SFP and 14 hardware-accelerated 10/100/1000 interfaces, which provides flexibility for different network configurations. However, its power consumption averages 263.2 W with a heat dissipation of 1,167 BTU/h, which could be a concern for energy efficiency and cooling requirements in densely packed data centers.


The Fortinet FG-1240B is designed to serve as a comprehensive solution for managing secure networks. This device stands at a height of 3.5 inches, a width of 17.3 inches, and a length of 21 inches, making it suitable for standard rack mounting with its weight at 36 pounds. It supports both AC power, ranging from 100 – 240 VAC at 50 – 60 Hz with a maximum of 6.3 Amps, and DC power at -48V DC. Its average power consumption is noted at 263.2 W, with a heat dissipation capacity of 1,167 BTU/h, ensuring efficient operation under varying power inputs. The FG-1240B operates optimally within a temperature range from 32°F to 104°F, allowing it to function in a wide variety of environments. For storage, it withstands temperatures from -13°F to 158°F and maintains performance in humidity levels from 20 to 90% non-condensing. This flexibility ensures the device's reliability in diverse conditions. Connectivity and expansion are key features of the FG-1240B, with a significant number of interfaces and slots: - Hardware Accelerated GbE SFP Interfaces: 24 - Hardware Accelerated 10/100/1000 Interfaces: 14 - Non-Accelerated 10/100/1000 Interfaces: 2 Additionally, it includes one Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) expansion slot of single width and six Fortinet Storage Module (FSM) expansion slots, enhancing its adaptability for various network configurations. The device comes with local storage, featuring a 64 GB SSD (FSM-064), facilitating efficient data retrieval and storage. The FG-1240B's performance metrics in network security are noteworthy, with firewall throughput for 1518 byte UDP packets at 40/44 Gbps, for 512 byte UDP packets at the same rate, and for 64 byte UDP packets at 38/42 Gbps. These figures indicate its capability to handle large volumes of data with minimal latency. The IPSec VPN throughput with AES-256 + SHA-1 encryption stands at 16/18.5 Gbps, providing secure and fast VPN access. Additionally, it offers an IPS throughput of 5.0 Gbps, ensuring effective intrusion prevention. Key performance highlights include: - Firewall throughput capabilities that ensure minimal latency in data processing. - IPSec VPN throughput that guarantees secure and efficient VPN connections. - IPS throughput that effectively prevents network intrusions. The Fortinet FG-1240B merges high connectivity, flexible environmental adaptability, and powerful security performance metrics, making it a versatile and efficient choice for managing secure networks. Its design accommodates extensive interface connections and expansion capabilities, ensuring that it meets the demands of complex networking environments. The device's energy efficiency and ability to operate in a wide range of temperatures and humidity levels further underscore its reliability and durability for enterprise network security needs.


Item NumberFG-1240B
Produced byFortinet
Height3.5 inches (8.87 cm)
Width17.3 inches (44 cm)
Depth21 inches (53 cm)
Mass36 pounds (16.4 Kg)
Can be mounted in a rackYes
AC Electrical Requirements100 – 240 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz, up to 6.3 A
DC Electrical Requirements-48V DC Standard
Average Power Usage263.2 Watts
Thermal Output1,167 BTU per hour
Operational Temperature Range32 to 104 degrees F (0 to 40 degrees C)
Storage Temperature Range-13 to 158 degrees F (-35 to 70 degrees C)
Humidity Tolerance20% to 90% (non-condensing)
Accelerated GbE SFP Ports24
Accelerated 10/100/1000 Ports14
Unaccelerated 10/100/1000 Ports2
AMC Expansion Slot Type1 Single Width Slot
FSM Expansion Slots Available6
Onboard Storage Provision1 x FSM-064 (64 GB SSD)
Firewall Performance (1518 byte UDP)40 / 44 Gbps
Firewall Performance (512 byte UDP)40 / 44 Gbps
Firewall Performance (64 byte UDP)38 / 42 Gbps
IPSec VPN Throughput (AES-256 + SHA-1)16 / 18.5 Gbps
IPS Throughput5.0 Gbps

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