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AscenLink™
WAN Link Load Balancing

AscenLink
AscenLink 700, 5000 and 6000 Highlights
WAN Link Load Balancing §§ Increase Internet bandwidth

§§ Increase site-to-site bandwidth
Fortinet’s AscenLink intelligently balances Internet and intranet traffic across multiple WAN
connections, providing additional low-cost incoming and outgoing bandwidth for the §§ Improve reliability/availability
enterprise and substantially increased connection reliability. AscenLink is supported by a user- §§ Reduce bandwidth costs
friendly UI and a flexible policy-based performance management system. AscenLink provides §§ Outbound Link Load Balancing
a unique solution that offers comprehensive multi-WAN management that keeps costs down to fine-tune traffic across up to
as well as keeping customers and users connected. 50 links

§§ Optimum routing to prioritize
Increase Network Performance
traffic for mission-critical
AscenLink intelligently aggregates multiple broadband and/or leased access lines to
applications
significantly increase Internet access performance. AscenLink load balances Internet service
requests, optimally distributing traffic across all available access links. Seven different load §§ Automatic failback or failover of
balancing algorithms provide the flexibility to maximize productivity from any network scenario. WAN links to ensure continuity of
traffic flows
Inbound Access Load Balancing §§ Multi-homing (inbound Link Load
AscenLink also load balances service requests from Internet users accessing Enterprise-hosted Balancing) to improve response
web, email or VPN servers. Multiple links, media and ISPs can be utilized without complex times and availability for incoming
interfaces or programming with your service providers. Bandwidth can be added and requests
removed quickly and easily.
§§ Virtual servers for simple
server load balancing and high
Site-to-Site WAN Connectivity
availability
AscenLink gives you high-performance inter-site connectivity without the need to lease
expensive links such as T1 and T3. AscenLink aggregates multiple low-cost Internet access §§ GE fiber connectivity to Carrier
links to create site-to-site Virtual Private Line (VPL) tunnels of up to 1 Gbit/s for LAN-like and LAN services
performance between company locations. By using multiple carriers and media, reliability of §§ Comprehensive usage and
these VPL tunnels can exceed that of traditional engineered carrier links. quality reporting with LinkReport

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full.1q VLAN §§ Redundant Power Supply (AL-5000.com . multiple Multi-session traffic can share an appropriately-sized tunnel.DATA SHEET: AscenLink™ Tunnel Routing — Virtual Private Line Services Inter-site tunnels can be created from fractional. and fractions of multiple WAN links. On-Demand Line Backup Bandwidth Management §§ HA (High Availability) §§ Maximum and minimum bandwidth §§ IPv4/IPv6 DHCP for each subnet §§ Priority §§ Source/Destination IP and Application §§ Schedule Management §§ Web Admin (SSL) / Console (DIN 9 to Ethernet. SSH) §§ LinkReport 2 www. N:N-1 Redundancy. fallback. FEATURES Load Balancing Algorithms Tunnel Routing §§ Fixed §§ VPN Load Balancing §§ Weighted Round-Robin §§ AES Encryption §§ Application §§ Dynamic IP Support §§ Connections §§ NAT Pass-Through §§ Traffic §§ Peer Routing Exchange §§ FQDN §§ Tunnel DSCP QoS for MPLS Links §§ Optimum Route §§ Full IPv6 Supoort of all WAN types Other Features §§ Server High Availability Multi-Homing §§ Built-in DNS §§ WAN Load Balancing and Fault Tolerance §§ NAT Mode / Routing Mode §§ Multiple Domains §§ RIP V1/2 and OSPF §§ DNS Relay §§ PPPoE / DHCP WAN-Type Support §§ Full IPv6 Support of all WAN types §§ Multiple Public IP Pass-Through §§ IPv4/IPv6 Authoritative DNS / DNSSEC §§ IEEE 802. AL-6000) §§ Automated Failover. between tunnels.fortinet. Applications requiring large Tunnels have the same functionality as single links. supporting single-session bandwidth such as video conferencing or WAN load balancing. failover and health detection within and optimization can use multiple links to build the bandwidth needed.

AscenLink 5000 AL-5000 AscenLink 5000 Link Load Balancing System.2A@115V / 0. and the most current version of the publication shall be applicable. only the specific performance metrics expressly identified in such binding written contract shall be binding on Fortinet.000 Multi-Homing A/AAAA Records 300 600 1000 Network Interfaces Any port can be configured as WAN (supporting VLAN). and certain other marks are registered trademarks of Fortinet. All other product or company names may be trademarks of their respective owners. FC-10-AL06K-311-02-DD 8x5 FortiCare Contract for AL-6000. (CE.3 kg) 21.0 kg) Environment Input Voltage 100–240V AC.3730 Del. CCC pending) BSMI. VCCI. with a purchaser that expressly warrants that the identified product will perform according to certain expressly-identified performance metrics and. and actual performance and other results may vary. FCC (CE.F.000 Connections per Second 1600 80. VCCI.8 kg) 41. representations. SSH CLI.235. supports Tunnel Routing. (CE. CCC pending) BSMI. FST-PROD-DS-AL AL-DAT-R3-201501 . Up to 60 Mbps throughput. 120 rue Albert Caquot 300 Beach Road 20-01 Prol. supports Tunnel Routing. UL.46 x 16.000 170.32 x 10. AL-UPGD-6000 Stackable upgrade license for AL-6000 to increase throughput to 2 Gbps (buy 1) or 3 Gbps (buy 2).0A@230V Heat Dissipation 126 BTU/hr 478 BTU/hr 850 BTU/hr Operating Temperature 32–104°F (0–40°C) 32–104°F (0–40°C) 41–95°F (5–35°C) Storage Temperature -4–167°F (-20–75°C) -4–167°F (-20–75°C) 32–158°F (0–70°C) Humidity 20–80% non-condensing 20–80% non-condensing 20–90% non-condensing Compliance Regulatory Compliance BSMI. and Fortinet disclaims all warranties. All rights reserved. whether express or implied. AL-UPGD-5000 Upgrade license for AL-5000 to increase throughput to 1 Gbps. Fortinet disclaims in full any covenants. www. 50–60 Hz 100–240V AC. Up to 1 Gbps throughput. FortiCare® and FortiGuard®. modify. and other Fortinet names herein may also be registered and/or common law trademarks of Fortinet. 50–60 Hz 100–240V AC.P. Direct Concole DB9 CLI.3 lbs (3. CCC pending) * Throughputs based on license chosen. Fortinet®. VCCI.4. (CE. or LAN or DMZ (both supporting VLAN and port redundancy or 2-port LACP) Management HTTPS. Lomas de Santa Fe. FC-10-AL05K-247-02-DD 24x7 FortiCare Contract for AL-5000.fortinet. and guarantees pursuant hereto.75 x 17.63 3.. AscenLink 6000 AL-6000 AscenLink 6000 Link Load Balancing System.46 x 17.16A@230V 1.97 x 22.0A@115V / 1. DATA SHEET: AscenLink™ SPECIFICATIONS ASCENLINK 700 ASCENLINK 5000 ASCENLINK 6000 Hardware Specifications WAN Bandwidth 60–200 Mbps* 500 Mbps–1 Gbps* 1–3 Gbps* WAN Links 3–25 9–50 15–50 Network Interfaces 4x GE/1x 100 BT 6x GE/4x GE SFP 8x GE/8x GE SFP HA Ports Serial Serial Ethernet Xover Power Supply Single Dual Dual System Specifications Concurrent Connections 800.6 lbs (9.6513.8987.9 lbs (19. Nothing herein represents any binding commitment by Fortinet. For absolute clarity. GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS EMEA SALES OFFICE APAC SALES OFFICE LATIN AMERICA SALES OFFICE Fortinet Inc. UL. Inc.408. CCC pending) BSMI. signed by Fortinet’s General Counsel. and other jurisdictions. Fortinet reserves the right to change.3A@115V / 0. or otherwise revise this publication without notice. any such warranty will be limited to performance in the same ideal conditions as in Fortinet’s internal lab tests. AL-UPGD-700 Stackable upgrade license for AL-700 to increase throughput to 100 Mb/s (buy 1) or 200 Mbps (buy 2).000. different network environments and other conditions may affect performance results.S. in such event. The Concourse Col. CCC pending) Safety BSMI. Alvaro Obregón Tel: +1.000 2. FC-10-AL06K-247-02-DD 24x7 FortiCare Contract for AL-6000.83 Height x Width x Length (mm) 44 x 440 x 270 88 x 440 x 390 88 x 431 x 580 Weight 7. FCC (CE. Paseo de la Reforma 115 Int. and circumstances may change such that any forward-looking statements herein are not accurate. transfer. FC-10-AL05K-311-02-DD 8x5 FortiCare Contract for AL-5000. CA 94086 France Singapore 199555 C.000. Sophia Antipolis. Network variables. ORDER INFORMATION Product SKU Description AscenLink 700 AL-700 AscenLink 700 Link Load Balancing System.32 x 15. Performance and other metrics contained herein were attained in internal lab tests under ideal conditions.0510 Tel: +65. Sunnyvale. in the U. except to the extent Fortinet enters a binding written contract. features or development.35 3.000 7. UL. whether express or implied. In no event does Fortinet make any commitment related to future deliverables. FortiGate®.6A@230V 2. 702 899 Kifer Road 06560. 50–60 Hz Typical Power Consumption 24 Watts 95 Watts 150 Watts Maximum Current 0. FC-10-AL700-247-0 2-DD 24x7 FortiCare Contract for AL-700. 01219 United States Tel: +33.com/sales Tel: 011-52-(55) 5524-8480 Copyright© 2015 Fortinet. CCC pending) BSMI. FC-10-AL700-311-02-DD 8x5 FortiCare Contract for AL-700. Inc. FCC (CE. supports Tunnel Routing.7700 México D. Up to 500 Mbps throughput. SNMP Dimensions Form Factor 1U Appliance 2U Appliance 2U Appliance Height x Width x Length (in) 1.