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Product Line: Fortinet FG-80C
Product Type: Firewall
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Product Description

The FG-80C Fortinet features 10/100/1000 WAN interfaces and 6 10/100 internal switch interfaces, plus one 10/100 DMZ interface, providing versatile connectivity options. It delivers a firewall throughput of 1900 Mbps for 1518 byte UDP packets, 700 Mbps for 512 byte packets, and 120 Mbps for 64 byte packets, with a low latency of 45 μs for 64 byte UDP packets. Additionally, the device supports up to 1 million concurrent TCP sessions, with a new session rate of 12,000 per second, and comes equipped with 2 USB interfaces, an ExpressCard slot, and is wall mountable, ensuring high performance and flexibility for network security applications.

Key Feature for the FG-80C

  • What type of WAN interfaces does the device support?
    The device supports 10/100/1000 WAN interfaces (Copper, RJ-45).
  • How many internal switch interfaces are available?
    There are 6 10/100 internal switch interfaces (Copper, RJ-45).
  • Is there a dedicated DMZ interface?
    Yes, there is 1 10/100 DMZ interface (Copper, RJ-45).
  • What management interfaces are included?
    The device includes 1 management console interface (Copper, RJ-45), 2 USB interfaces, and 1 ExpressCard slot.
  • Can you detail the firewall throughput specifications?
    The firewall throughput is 1900 Mbps for 1518 byte UDP packets, 700 Mbps for 512 byte UDP packets, and 120 Mbps for 64 byte UDP packets.
  • What is the firewall latency for 64 byte UDP packets?
    The firewall latency for 64 byte UDP packets is 45 μs.
  • What are the specifications for concurrent TCP sessions?
    The device can handle 1 million concurrent TCP sessions.
  • How many new TCP sessions can the device handle per second?
    The device can handle 12,000 new TCP sessions per second.
  • What is the device's IPSec VPN throughput for 512 byte packets?
    The IPSec VPN throughput for 512 byte packets is 140 Mbps.
  • What power requirements does the device have?
    The device requires 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, with a power consumption of 25 W average and 30 W maximum.

Product Review

The Fortinet FG-80C offers a range of connectivity options including multiple WAN, internal switch, and DMZ interfaces, along with USB and ExpressCard slots, catering to diverse network configurations. However, its firewall throughput and VPN capabilities, while adequate for small to medium-sized enterprises, may not meet the demands of larger networks or heavy traffic loads. Additionally, the device's power efficiency and wide operating temperature range make it suitable for various environments, but the limitation of 5,000 firewall policies could restrict complex rule sets needed for advanced security configurations.


The Fortinet FG-80C is a versatile security appliance designed to meet the needs of small to medium-sized businesses. This device integrates multiple security and networking functions to provide high-performance protection against threats. The hardware specifications of the Fortinet FG-80C illustrate its capability to handle a variety of network configurations and requirements. At the core of its networking capabilities, the FG-80C offers two 10/100/1000 WAN interfaces and six 10/100 internal switch interfaces, all utilizing copper RJ-45 connections for reliable connectivity. Additionally, it includes one 10/100 DMZ interface to separate external facing services from internal network resources, enhancing security. The management of the device is facilitated through a dedicated console interface, and the presence of two USB interfaces along with an ExpressCard slot provides further connectivity and expansion options. The performance metrics of the FG-80C indicate its efficiency in managing network traffic. It boasts a firewall throughput of 1900 Mbps for larger packets (1518 bytes), 700 Mbps for medium-sized packets (512 bytes), and 120 Mbps for small packets (64 bytes), ensuring swift data processing across different use cases. The firewall latency is remarkably low at 45 μs for 64-byte UDP packets, which minimizes the delay in data transmission. With a capacity to handle 180,000 packets per second and support for 1 million concurrent sessions, the FG-80C stands out for its ability to sustain high traffic volumes. It can also initiate up to 12,000 new sessions per second, accommodating rapid changes in network demand. The device supports up to 5,000 firewall policies, allowing for detailed access control and traffic management. - Firewall Throughput (1518 / 512 / 64 byte UDP packets); 1900 / 700 / 120 Mbps - Concurrent Sessions (TCP); 1 Million - IPSec VPN Throughput (512 byte packets) 140 Mbps The FG-80C is designed with practicality in mind, featuring dimensions of 1.75 x 10.87 x 6.13 inches and weighing 3.3 pounds, making it easy to integrate into various environments. It is wall mountable, offering flexibility in placement to optimize space. The appliance operates within a power range of 100-240 VAC, with average and maximum power consumption of 25 W and 30 W, respectively. Heat dissipation is calculated at 102.3 BTU, highlighting its efficiency in energy use. Environmental tolerance is a key aspect of its design, with operational temperatures ranging from 32 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit and storage temperatures from -13 to 158 degrees Fahrenheit. Humidity tolerance is specified at 20 to 95% non-condensing, ensuring reliability across diverse conditions. Compliance with multiple standards including FCC Part 15 Class B, C-Tick, VCCI, CE, UL/cUL, and CB, underscores its suitability for global deployment. In summary, the Fortinet FG-80C combines extensive connectivity options, high throughput performance, and environmental resilience to provide a reliable security solution for businesses looking to protect their network infrastructure.


Model and BrandFortinet FG-80C
Gigabit WAN Ports (Copper, RJ-45)2
Fast Ethernet LAN Ports (Copper, RJ-45)6
Fast Ethernet DMZ Ports (Copper, RJ-45)1
Serial Console Port (Copper, RJ-45)1
USB Ports2
ExpressCard Interface1
Throughput (1518 / 512 / 64 byte UDP)1900 / 700 / 120 Mbps
Latency (64 byte UDP)45 μs
Packet Processing Rate180,000 pps
Simultaneous Sessions (TCP)1,000,000
New Sessions Per Second (TCP)12,000
Security Policies5,000
Dimensions (HxWxD)1.75 x 10.87 x 6.13 inches (4.45 x 27.61 x 15.57 cm)
Unit Weight3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)
Can Be Mounted on WallYes
Electrical Input100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Power Draw (Average/Peak)25 / 30 Watts
Thermal Output102.3 BTU/hr
Operational Temperature Range32 to 104 deg F (0 to 40 deg C)
Storage Temperature Range-13 to 158 deg F (-25 to 70 deg C)
Operational Humidity Range20 to 95% (non-condensing)
Regulatory ComplianceFCC Part 15 Class B, C-Tick, VCCI, CE, UL/cUL, CB
IPSec VPN Throughput (512 byte packets)140 Mbps

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