Fortinet FortiGate 3500F

Fortinet FortiGate 3500F

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Advanced Next-Generation Firewall Features Tailored for Enterprise and Service Provider Demands.


  • Guards against malware, exploits, and malicious websites across encrypted and unencrypted traffic.
  • Utilizes continuous threat intelligence from AI-driven FortiGuard Labs security services to prevent and detect both known and unknown attacks.
  • Achieves the industry's top threat protection performance and exceptionally low latency through purpose-built Security Processor (SPU) technology.
  • Independently tested and verified for superior security effectiveness and performance.
  • Provides advanced networking capabilities seamlessly integrated with cutting-edge Layer 7 security and Virtual Domains (VDOMs) for versatile deployment options, multi-tenancy, and efficient resource utilization.
  • Offers a high-density, flexible combination of various high-speed interfaces for optimal Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) in data center and WAN deployments.
  • Includes predefined compliance checklists to analyze deployments and enhance overall security posture.
  • Facilitates broader visibility, integrated end-to-end detection, threat intelligence sharing, and automated remediation through Fortinet and Fabric-ready partners' products.



The FortiGate 3500F series is designed to provide top-tier next-generation firewall (NGFW) functionalities tailored for large enterprises and service providers. Boasting technologies such as IPS, SSL inspection, and advanced threat protection, it enhances network performance significantly.

Interfaces and Modules

Hardware Accelerated 100 GE QSFP28 / 40 GE QSFP+ Slots


Hardware Accelerated 25 GE SFP28 / 10 GE SFP+ / GE SFP Slots


10GE/ GE RJ45 Management Ports


USB Ports (Client / Server)


Console Port


Onboard Storage

- 2x 2TB SSD

Trusted Platform Module (TPM)


Included Transceivers

2x SFP+ (SR 10 GE)

System Performance — Enterprise Traffic Mix

IPS Throughput

72 Gbps

NGFW Throughput

65 Gbps

Threat Protection Throughput

63 Gbps

System Performance and Capacity

IPv4 Firewall Throughput (1518 / 512 / 64 byte, UDP)

595 / 590 / 420 Gbps

IPv6 Firewall Throughput (1518 / 512 / 64 byte, UDP)

595 / 590 / 420 Gbps

Firewall Latency (64 byte, UDP)

2.98 μs

Firewall Throughput (Packet per Second)

630 Mpps

Concurrent Sessions (TCP)

140 million / 348 million

New Sessions/Second (TCP)

1 million / 5 million

Firewall Policies


IPsec VPN Throughput (512 byte)

165 Gbps

Gateway-to-Gateway IPsec VPN Tunnels


Client-to-Gateway IPsec VPN Tunnels


SSL-VPN Throughput

16 Gbps

Concurrent SSL-VPN Users (Recommended Maximum, Tunnel Mode)


SSL Inspection Throughput (IPS, avg. HTTPS)

55 Gbps

SSL Inspection CPS (IPS, avg. HTTPS)


SSL Inspection Concurrent Session (IPS, avg. HTTPS)

15 million

Application Control Throughput (HTTP 64K)

135 Gbps

CAPWAP Throughput (HTTP 64K)

65 Gbps

Virtual Domains (Default / Maximum)

10 / 500

Maximum Number of FortiSwitches Supported


Maximum Number of FortiAPs (Total / Tunnel)

4,096 / 2,048

Maximum Number of FortiTokens


High Availability Configurations

Active / Active, Active / Passive, Clustering

Dimensions and Power

Height x Width x Length (inches)

3.5 x 17.4 x 21.9

Height x Width x Length (mm)

89 x 443 x 556


43.8 lbs (19.9 kg)

Form Factor

Rack Mount, 2 RU

AC Power Supply

100–240V AC, 50–60 Hz

Power Consumption (Average / Maximum)

760 W / 1174 W

AC Current (Maximum)

12A@120V, 9A@240V

Heat Dissipation

4,006 BTU/h

Redundant Power Supplies (Hot Swappable)

Yes, Hot Swappable

Operating Environment and Certifications

Operating Temperature

32–104°F (0–40°C)

Storage Temperature

-31–158°F (-35–70°C)


20–90% non-condensing

Noise Level

53.5 dBA

Forced Airflow

Front to Back

Operating Altitude

Up to 7,400 ft (2,250 m)


FCC Part 15 Class A, RCM, VCCI, CE, UL/cUL, CB >


ICSA Labs: Firewall, IPsec, IPS, Antivirus, SSL-VPN; USGv6/IPv6


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