November 1, 2010 at 2:58 PM EDT

Fortinet: Corrected News Report

SUNNYVALE, CA, Nov 01, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Fortinet(R) (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leading network security provider and the worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions -- today issued the following news report correction: In a recent article, Bloomberg News cited sources incorrectly indicating that Fortinet is in acquisition discussions with IBM. Fortinet's policy is not to comment on rumors, and Fortinet declined to respond to rumors on this subject. Nevertheless, Fortinet believes that investors need to be aware of the error and today announced that it is focused on building a strong independent company and is not in acquisition discussions with IBM. Fortinet had requested that Bloomberg retract or correct the story.

Fortinet disclaims any obligation to comment on rumors or to correct any false or misleading rumors or press, or to update statements made herein. Any decision by Fortinet to not comment on rumors or press should not be interpreted to mean that such rumors or press are in fact accurate.


Media Contact:
Jennifer Leggio
Fortinet, Inc.

SOURCE: Fortinet

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