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Fortinet FortiGate Naming conventions

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I am trying to figure out the Fortinet FortiGate naming conventions.

I get that bigger is better 60, 100, 300, etc... What about the A, B, C, D...

60C vs 60D. The D is newer but does that mean that the 300C uses older technology than the 100D or 60D.
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hope the below document will help you understand the difference between Fortinet devices.

http://www.fortinet.com/sites/default/files/productdatasheets/Fortinet_Product_Matrix.pdf
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The D is newer but does that mean that the 300C uses older technology than the 100D or 60D.
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No, next letter doesnt really mean that its using a new technology. From A to B or B to C, there will be a improvement. For eg, 100D is better than 100C.

In this case 60D, 100D or 300C are three different products and they full fill different needs.

60D is a entry level firewall, 100D is designed small or medium business. 300c is also designed for small and medium businesses how ever it performs faster compared to 100D.

Hope this helps.
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Okay, thank you for the clarification. At first glance I thought the number was the model number and the letter was the technology revision. So a FortiGate-1240B would be using old school chips...
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Did you take a look at the link i had posted before?

http://www.fortinet.com/sites/default/files/productdatasheets/Fortinet_Product_Matrix.pdf

It will give you a fair idea about different models.
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Yes I did, I was just confused that a latter letter might mean that it uses a later version of the fortinet asic chip, or something like that.
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