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Fortinet FortiBridge 2001F Bypass Appliances
Ensuring availability of network resources

FBG-2001F

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FortiBridge-2001F appliances ensure mission-critical network continuity by automatically re-routing your network traffic around inline security devices in the event of a power failure or system fault. The FortiBridge appliance operates in transparent mode during normal operation and automatically bridges network traffic to bypass a system failure or power outage to ensure mission critical network continuity. The FortiBridge-2001F appliance provides two GbE fiber interfaces with LC connectors and two GbE SPF interfaces for fail-to-wire bypass protection.

FortiBridge-2001F Features & Benefits:

  • The 1-RU appliance form factor allows you to add bypass functionality to any existing inline security system, including FortiGate multi-threat security systems.
  • Ensures network availability and uptime with fail-to-wire protection for Gigabit Ethernet networks
  • Automatically re-routes traffic in the event of a power outage or event that would cause an inline security device to fail and disrupt availability of the network segment
  • Remote configuration and monitoring allow you to monitor and control the bypass status of network segments remotely
  • Ability to view mode of operation, manually switch the appliance into bypass or normal operation mode, and configure thresholds for automatic bypass fail-to-wire

You are faced with the challenge of securing your network while also ensuring that it is always available. This could mean that you are forced to choose network availability over ensuring that all traffic is inspected for malicious activity. You are already using high availability features of the security infrastructure, where a system fails over to either an active or standby unit. While this can reduce the risk of a network outage and still providing security services, to further reduce the risk of a network outage, additional steps have to be taken. To preserve availability in the event of a power failure or a device malfunction, bypassing the device altogether with a fail-to-wire solution can ensure network continuity at times when security cannot be provided.

FortiBridge in Normal Mode

In normal operation of the FortiBridge, data flows from the Internal ports of the FortiBridge to the Internal port of the FortiGate unit. The traffic flows from the FortiGate unit through the External ports of the FortiBridge unit to the external network.

FortiBridge in Normal Mode

FortiBridge in Bypass Mode

FortiBridge enters Bypass Mode when traffic failure is detected or power loss occurs (zero power fail open). The INT2 and EXT2 ports are directly connected mechanically. Traffic between Internal and External interfaces continues to flow.

FortiBridge in Bypass Mode

Features & Benefits:


Features: Benefits:
Fail-to-Wire Bypass Maximizes network uptime by automatically re-routing traffic in the event of a power outage or any other type of event that would cause an in line security device to degrade the availability of the network segment.
Standalone 1-RU appliance Enables you to add bypass functionality to any existing in line security system, including FortiGate® consolidated security systems.
Remote configuration and monitoring Enables you to monitor and control the bypass status of network segments remotely, with the ability to view mode of operation, manually switch the appliance into bypass or normal operation mode, and configure thresholds for automatic bypass fail-to-wire.

Specifications:

FortiBridge-2001F Front

FortiBridge-2001F Rear

Models FBG-2001 FBG-2001F FBG-2002 FBG-2002F FBG-2002X
  Fortibridge 2001 FortiBridge 2001F FortiBridge 2002 FortiBridge 2002F Fortibridge 2002X
Hardware Specifications
10/100/1000
(Copper, RJ-45)
4 0 8 0 0
SFP Interfaces 0 2 0 4 0
SFP+ Interfaces
(10 GbE)
0 0 0 0 4
LC Interfaces (1 GbE) 0 2 0 4 0
LC Interfaces (10 GbE) 0 0 0 0 4
Management Interfaces 1 1 2 2 2
Console Interfaces
(RJ-45)
1 1 2 2 2
USB Interfaces 1 1 2 2 2
Modem 1 1 2 2 2
Link Protection 1 x Gbps segment 1 x Gbps segment 2 x Gbps segment 2 x Gbps segment 2 x 10 GbE segment
Enviromental
Power Required 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 0.3 Amp 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 0.3 Amp 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 0.8 Amp max 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 0.8 Amp max 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 1.54 Amp max
Power Consumption (AVG) 15W 15W 28W 22W 120W
Heat Dissipation 85 BTU 85 BTU 96 BTU 75 BTU 409 BTU
Operating Temperature 32 - 104 deg F (0 - 40 deg C)
Storage Temperature -13 to 158 deg F (-25 to 70 deg C)
Humidity 20 to 90% non-condensing 20 to 80% non-condensing
Dimensions
Height x Length x Width (in) 1.75 x 17.4 x 11.85 1.75 x 17.4 x 11.85 1.75 x 17.4 x 11.85 1.75 x 17.4 x 11.85 1.75 x 17.4 x 17.25
Height x Length x Width (cm) 4.4 x 44.2 x 3.01 cm 4.4 x 44.2 x 3.01 cm 4.4 x 44.2 x 3.01 cm 4.4 x 44.2 x 3.01 cm 4.4 x 44.2 x 4.38 cm
Weight 7.1 lb (3.2 kg) 7.1 lb (3.2 kg) 8.4 lb (3.8 kg) 8.4 lb (3.8 kg) 15 lb (6.8 kg)
Rack Mountable Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Compliance
  FCC Class A Part 15, / CE Mark

Services & Support:



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FortiCare Support Services provide global support for all Fortinet products and services. FortiCare support enables your Fortinet products to perform optimally. Support plans start with 8x5 Enhanced Support with "return and replace" hardware replacement or 24x7 Comprehensive Support with advanced replacement. Options include Premium Support, Premium RMA, and Professional Services. All hardware products include a 1-year limited hardware warranty and 90-day limited software warranty.



Fortinet Support Offerings

8x5 Enhanced Support 24x7 Comprehensive Support PRMA Next Day Delivery PRMA 4 Hour On-Site Parts Delivery PRMA 4 Hour On-Site Engineer
Web Access
On-line documentation 24x7 24x7 24x7 24x7 24x7
Product regisration 24x7 24x7 24x7 24x7 24x7
Technical Support
Phone 8x5 24x7 24x7 24x7 24x7
Web 8x5 24x7 24x7 24x7 24x7
Chat 8x5 24x7 24x7 24x7 24x7
Software Support
Firmware downloads 24x7 24x7 24x7 24x7 24x7
Hardware Support
 
  • Return and Replace Hardware Replacement
  • Site address needs to be confirmed before purchase
  • Customer returns faulty device to Fortinet TAC based in Sydney
  • Signed acknowledgement of replacement hardware delivery
  • NBD Advanced Hardware Replacement
  • NBD replacement is only available for NSW, QLD, VIC & ACT
  • For WA, SA, NT & TAS, delivery is within 3-5 business days
  • Site address needs to be confirmed before purchase
  • RMA needs to be verified by the TAC by 2pm Sydney time
  • Signed acknowledgement of replacement hardware delivery
  • Customer returns faulty device to Fortinet TAC based in Sydney within 30 days after receipt of the replacement unit
  • Premium NBD Replacement
  • NBD is available for all states in Australia
  • Site address needs to be confirmed before purchase
  • RMA needs to be verified by the TAC by 3pm Sydney time for SLAs to be guaranteed
  • Customer returns faulty device to Fortinet TAC based in Sydney within 30 days after receipt of the replacement unit
  • Premium 4H Same Day Replacement
  • Parts only, delivered 24x7x4
  • Hardware is delivered within 4 hours of RMA verification by the TAC
  • Site address needs to be confirmed before purchase
  • Signed acknowledgement of replacement hardware delivery
  • Customer returns faulty device to Fortinet TAC based in Sydney within 30 days after receipt of the replacement unit
  • Premium 4H Same Day Replacement with Engineer
  • RMA parts delivered by an installation engineer 24x7
  • Site address needs to be confirmed before purchase
  • Hardware is delivered within 4 hours of RMA verification by the TAC
  • Engineer will exchange defective hardware with replacement part
  • Engineer will restore firmware and IP address
  • Engineer will not restore custom configuration file or customer data
  • Engineer will remain on-site until customer is able to access the unit to restore configuration files
  • Mutual agreement of service delivery completion
  • Engineer will leave the site with the defective part
Replacement turnaround Shipped within 3 Business Days of receipt of the defective hardware NBD for supported states, 3-5 business days for other states NBD 4 Hour Same Day 4 Hour Same Day

Documentation:

Download the Fortinet FortiBridge Bypass Appliances Datasheet (.PDF)

Pricing Notes:

Fortinet FortiBridge 2001F Series
FortiBridge-2001F 8x5 FortiCare Contracts
*8x5 Support, Hardware Replacement, Firmware and General Upgrades, VPN, Traffic Management
1 Year 8x5 FortiCare Contract for FortiBridge-2001
#FC-10-02005-311-02-12
List Price: $878.00
Our Price: Request a Quote
FortiBridge-2001F 24x7 FortiCare Contracts
*24x7 Support, Advanced Hardware Replacement (Next Business Day), Firmware and General Upgrades, VPN, and Traffic Management
1 Year 24x7 FortiCare Contract for FortiBridge-2001
#FC-10-02005-247-02-12
List Price: $1,170.00
Our Price: Request a Quote