Professional Fortinet Services

Fortinet Authorized Reseller and Support Center for the Mid-Atlantic

Maximize your Fortinet Security Investment

Layer8 Consulting is a Maryland-based Fortinet Premier Partner with over 15 years of experience delivering comprehensive Fortinet security solutions. Our team of certified engineers are experts in designing, implementing, and managing Fortinet-based solutions tailored to your needs.

Why Choose Layer8 Consulting for Your Fortinet Needs?

  • Fortinet Expertise: Our engineers are recognized by Fortinet as technical experts, ensuring you receive the highest level of knowledge and experience.
  • Comprehensive Services: We offer a full range of Fortinet product services, including design, staging, configuration, installation, troubleshooting, support, and network monitoring.
  • Proven Success: We have a proven track record of helping businesses like yours achieve their security goals with Fortinet solutions.

Explore Our Services

  • Design: Accurate and right-sized designs to meet your enterprise needs.
  • Staging and Configuration: Seamless setup of your Fortinet security solutions.
  • Onsite Installation: Expert engineers for a smooth implementation process.
  • Troubleshooting & Support: Resolve security challenges quickly and effectively.
  • Network Monitoring: Proactive monitoring and management for long-term peace of mind.


Fortinet’s Security Fabric

Comprehensive Protection for Your Entire Attack Surface

Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver uncompromised security to meet the most critical challenges across networked, application, cloud, or mobile environments. Fortinet leads the market with the highest number of security appliances shipped globally, with over 600,000 customers. Clients rely on Fortinet to safeguard their businesses, trusting the expertise and solutions provided by Layer8 Consulting.


Fortinet Products We Support

  • FortiGate firewall
  • FortiSwitch
  • FortiAP
  • FortiAnalyzer log analyzer
  • FortiAuthenticator
  • FortiManager
  • FortiSASE
  • FortiClient

Fortinet Engineering Certifications

Fortinet requires its partners to achieve certifications to ensure a high level of expertise. These certifications cover various topics, from foundational security knowledge to advanced network security solutions. Our Fortinet certifications cover a range of security domains, from foundational knowledge to advanced solutions, allowing us to cater to your specific needs. Below a breakdown of some critical certifications our team holds

Fortinet Certified Fundamentals (FCF)

The FCF certification validates the understanding of cybersecurity concepts and Fortinet Security Fabric principles.

Fortinet Certified Associate (FCA)

The FCA certification demonstrates the ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot Fortinet security solutions.

Fortinet Certified Professional (FCP)

The FCP certification is advanced-level and validates the skills to design, implement, and manage complex Fortinet security solutions. The core domains cover various Fortinet security features.

Fortinet Certified Solution Specialist (FCSS)

This specialized certification focuses on in-depth knowledge of specific Fortinet security solutions, such as FortiGate firewalls and FortiSIEM. It builds on the Fortinet Certified Professional (FCP).

Fortinet Partner Specializations

As a Fortinet Channel Partner, here are some of the Fortinet certifications Layer8 Consulting holds at a business level:


Not all Fortinet partners are created equal. Layer8 Consulting has achieved the Engage Fortinet Expert Partner specialization, demonstrating our deep knowledge and ability to deliver advanced Fortinet security solutions.


Layer8 Consulting holds a Fortinet Partner Specialization in SD-WAN. This Specialization demonstrates our deep knowledge in this technology solution and validates our ability to deliver exception service in this area.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Layer8 provides collaborative teamwork for both ordering & onsite work. Amy also keeps up with the services renewal tracking and notifications which helps with our budgeting.

Executive Director of IT

Regional Archdiocese Organization

Amy provides full support with our product ordering process. We find the ease of ordering is great, visibility into delivery is great since Amy provides packing lists, tracking information for shipping, licensing information, etc.

Executive Director of IT

Regional Archdiocese Organization

“Over the years I have had many opportunities to work with a variety of Information Technology vendors and none can compare to the service Layer8 provides. Layer8’s team works really well with our entire staff and their varying technological expertise.  They are a smart, results oriented team that I trust to keep our network running and secure.  Perhaps even more important than that when we experience any difficulties with our systems they are always there to help.”

Chief Information Officer

North American Insurance Services Company

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