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Fortinet Expands Global Presence in Secure SD-WAN with New Service Provider Partnerships


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Fortinet (NASDAQ, FTNT), a global leader in extensive, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced five new service providers – Etihad Atheeb Telecom Company”GOES”, Microland, Radius Telecoms, Inc., Spectrotel and TIMEdotCom added Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to their managed services portfolios. Fortinet’s industry-leading Secure SD-WAN solution and its integration with Fortinet Security Fabric helps MSSPs deliver a simplified network architecture with accelerated security, all powered by an OS to achieve operational efficiencies anywhere, from the center from data to multi-cloud environments via SaaS sites. .

John Maddison, EVP of Products and CMO at Fortinet, said, “Fortinet has been a leader in SD-WAN since becoming the first vendor to combine advanced security and connectivity in a unified solution. Our security-based network approach to SD-WAN securely interconnects every office to every data center, multi-cloud, and SaaS environment and serves as the foundation for a Zero Trust Edge architecture. We’re excited to help our global MSSP partners address their customers’ most pressing needs, including enabling work from anywhere and accelerating digital innovation..”

MSSP enforcing security-based networking at every edge

Digital acceleration has driven organizations to adopt and implement a wide range of new technologies and practices to improve business agility and employee productivity. Coupled with today’s work-from-anywhere world, where users move between on-premises locations, interconnected branch offices, home offices, and temporary locations while on the move, the enterprise attack surface is growing at an exponential rate and exposure to threats is at an all time high. high time.

MSSPs continue to choose Fortinet Secure SD-WAN and Fortinet Security Fabric to help their customers apply Security-Driven Networking – the convergence of networking and security – at every edge and build highly dynamic networks without compromising protection of critical data. By weaving zero-trust principles into all edges – a strategy known as “Zero trust edge” – Fortinet helps ensure that network-based security is enforced wherever a user is.

Third-party recognition of Fortinet Secure SD-WAN

Fortinet Secure SD-WAN is the only solution that integrates SD-WAN, Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW), advanced routing, and Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) proxy functions. She recently received a number of accolades from industry analysts.

  • Named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for WAN Edge Infrastructure.
  • Ranked #1 for three out of five critical capacity use cases in the 2021 Gartner® Critical Capabilities for WAN Edge Infrastructure report.
  • Recognized in Forrester Now Tech Report, All-In-One Zero Trust Edge Solutions, Q4 2021 published December 2021.
  • Recognized as a Leader in IDC MarketScape, Worldwide SD-WAN Infrastructure 2021 Vendor Assessment, November 2021. (Doc #US47279821)
  • Named one of the top SD-WAN vendors in Frost Radar 2021.
  • Received the 2021 Global SD-WAN Vendor Product Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan.

In addition to these recognitions from the analyst community, five new service providers have recently launched managed SD-WAN services powered by Fortinet, here is what these new MSSP partners are saying about Fortinet Secure SD-WAN,

Yahya Saleh Al Mansour, CEO of Etihad Atheeb Telecom Company “GO” noted, “Expanding our portfolio with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN will allow our customers to benefit from a flexible and scalable solution that delivers improved security posture and network performance..”

Robert Wysocki, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Client Solutions – Networks and Cybersecurity at Microlandnoted, “As a global MSSP and professional services partner of Fortinet, Microland offers a suite of highly differentiated service offerings for SD-WAN, SD-Branch, and full SASE to enterprise customers that leverage integrated, network-centric networking technology. Fortinet’s award-winning security, powered by our accredited network assurance platform. This results in a unique and powerful combination that has the potential to accelerate the customer’s transformation program by more than 30%, deliver 25% higher operational efficiencies, and dramatically improve user experience. Together, we’ve helped customers in various industries such as environmental services, transportation, and retail deploy to more than 4,000 cumulative global locations, reducing overall total cost of ownership by up to 65% and driving significant improvements in customer experience and business productivity.

Quiel Delgado, CEO and President of Radius Telecoms, Inc. noted, “Radius has been providing ICT solutions to the largest companies in the Philippines for over two decades. As we support and accelerate the business growth of our clients in key industry segments such as BPO, banking and retail, it is imperative for us to partner with leading, world-class solution providers. . Fortinet Secure SD-WAN complements our suite of security solutions and works seamlessly with our data and Internet connectivity services. And in light of the growing challenges of online security and digitalization, our partnership with Fortinet helps us address and deliver the best security solutions for our business customers..”

Ross Artale, President and COO of Spectrotel noted, “Spectrotel has defined the class of next-generation aggregators by leveraging our partnerships with industry leaders to seamlessly integrate the most effective cutting-edge technologies into every solution we design. Fortinet’s security-focused networking approach to SD-WAN is the killer app for customers looking for best-in-class security and SD-WAN in one solution. With the addition of our Fortinet-powered SD-WAN Gateway, Spectrotel’s secure SD-WAN solution has quickly become the platform of choice for enterprise customers requiring nationwide quality connectivity with comprehensive application-layer security to web and cloud platforms..”

Kit Au, Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs at TIME dotCom noted, “Businesses want secure solutions built from the ground up. Our customers rest easy knowing that TIME has partnered with Fortinet, a leader in security and networking solutions. In addition to Fortinet’s security-focused networking technology, our MEF triple-certified network is also the first to pass the rigorous management-based Malaysian Banking and Finance Network Resilience and Risk Assessment Audit. of Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia) in Technology Policy (RMiT). In short, we’ve integrated TIME’s high-quality service with Fortinet’s cutting-edge technology, delivering the most robust and secure SD-WAN solution on the Malaysian market..”