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Fortinet FortiGate 5144C
Scalable Data Center and Carrier-Graded Security Systems


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With so many enterprise initiatives around big data, public cloud and Internet of things, security infrastructure providers must deliver even more performance, reliability and scalability to their customers. Fortinet’s 5000-series chassis-based scalable platforms offer groundbreaking throughput and proven resilience to satisfy the most demanding carrier and enterprise datacenter requirements.

Consolidated Security Solutions

The FortiGate 5000-series bundles integrate modular carrier class hardware components with advanced FortiASIC™ acceleration and consolidated security from the FortiOS™ operating system to deliver up to 1 Tbps throughput. And with our in-house FortiGuard research team delivers dynamic, automated updates and ensures up-to-date protection against sophisticated threats. In addition, the 5000 series supports a web-based GUI, ‘single pane of glass’ management console and on-board reporting for deep visibility.

Highly Scalable, Flexible and Unmatched Performance

  • Ideal for high-speed service provider, large enterprises or telecommunications carrier network.
  • Security blades that are powered by FortiASICs that provide superior security functionality and high performance
  • Modular design allows predictable growth.
  • Highly available with Virtual Domain (VDOM) support for multi-tenant data center environment.
  • Integrated high-speed 40 GE or 100 GE port delivers maximum flexibility and scalability.


FortiGate 5144C
Next Generation 14U 19-inch rack mount ATCA chassis with 40 Gbps Backplane and capable of Dual-Dual-Star topology. It can install up to 14 FortiGate 5000-series blades.

FortiGate 5144C

Security Blade:

FortiGate 5001D
Latest purpose-built FortiGate security blade with carrier-class capacity and protection. Runs on FortiOS 5 — the most powerful security operating system in the world.

FortiGate 5001D

Networking Blade:

FortiController 5913C
High performance, FortiASIC DP2 accelerated networking blade with 100 GE interfaces and 10/40-gigabit fabric and 1-gigabit base backplane channel.

FortiSwitch 5003B


FortiGate 5144C
Hardware Specifications
Available Slots 14
High Availability Backplane Fabric Built-in
40 Gbps Backplane Support Yes
Shelf Manager (Default / Maximum) 1 / 2
Dual Networking Blade Support Yes
Height x Width x Length (inches) 24.44 x 19.06 x 21.63
Height x Width x Length (cm) 62.1 x 48.4 x 55.0
Weight 108 lb (50 kg)
Maximum Capacity**
Firewall Throughput 1.12 Tbps
Power and Environment
Power Required DC/AC1
Chassis Only Power Consumption (Maximum) *** 960 W
Heat Dissipation (Maximum) *** 3,276 BTU/h
Operating Temperature 32–104°F (0–40°C)
Storage Temperature -13–158°F (-35–70°C)
Humidity 5–90% non-condensing
Certifications FCC Part 15 Class A, C-Tick, VCCI, CE, BSMI, UL/cUL
1 Optional FortiGate 5053B Power Supply Shelf used to provide AC power to the FortiGate
** Based on fully populated FortiGate 5001D
*** Please refer to respective Chassis Guide for computation of total power requirement.
FortiGate 5001D
Interfaces and Storage
40 GE QSFP+ Ports 2
10 GE SFP+ Ports 2
GE RJ45 Ports 2
RJ45 Console Port 1
Included Transceivers 2x 10 GE SFP+ SR
Local Storage 200 GB
Syetem Performance
Firewall Throughput (1518 / 512 / 64 byte UDP packets) 80 / 80 / 45 Gbps
Firewall Latency (64 byte UDP packets) 3 μs
Firewall Throughput (Packets Per Second) 67.5 Mbpps
Concurrent Sessions (TCP) 23 Mil
New Sessions/Sec (TCP) 565,000
Maximum Firewall Policies 100,000
IPsec VPN Throughput (512 byte packets) 25 Gbps
Gateway-to-Gateway IPsec VPN Tunnels 40,000
Client-to-Gateway IPsec VPN Tunnels 64,000
SSL-VPN Throughput 6.5 Gbps
Concurrent SSL-VPN Users (Recommended Maximum) 25,000
IPS Throughput 18 Gbps
Antivirus Throughput (Proxy Based / Flow Based) 5.6 / 13 Gbps
Virtual Domains (Default / Maximum) 10 / 500
Maximum Number of FortiTokens 5,000
Maximum Number of Registered FortiClients 20,000
Maximum Number of FortiAPs 1,024
Power and Environment
Power Consumption (Average / Maximum) 189 / 226 W
Heat Dissipation (Average) 774 BTU/h
Operating Temperature 32–104°F (0–40°C)
Storage Temperature -13–158°F (-25–70°C)
Humidity 20–90% non-condensing
Certifications FCC Part 15 Class A, C-Tick, VCCI, CE, UL/cUL, CB, ICSA Labs: Firewall, IPsec, IPS, Antivirus, SSL-VPN
NEBS Certified

* Operating in Standalone Mode
Note: All performance values are "up to" and vary depending on system configuration. Antivirus performance is measured using 44 Kbyte HTTP files. IPS performance is measured using 1 Mbyte HTTP files.

FortiController 5913C
Fabric Channel Interfaces 2x 100 GE CFP2
Base Channel Interfaces 2x 10 GE SFP+
Management Interfaces 1x GE RJ45
Included Transceivers 2x 10 GE SFP+ SR
40 GE Backplane Fabric Support Yes
10 GE Backplane Fabric Support Yes
GE Backplane Fabric Support
System Performance
Maximum Traffic Throughput 200 Gbps
Maximum Concurrent Sessions 135 Million
New Sessions/Second (TCP) 3.6 Million
Power and Environment
Power Consumption (Average / Maximum) 280 / 400 W
Heat Dissipation 955 BTU/h
Operating Temperature 32–104°F (0–40°C)
Storage Temperature -13–158°F (-35–70°C)
Humidity 5–90% non-condensing
Certifications FCC Part 15 Class A, C-Tick, VCCI, CE, UL/cUL, CB


Download the Fortinet FortiGate-5000 Series Bundle Datasheet (.PDF)

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