Fortinet Announces Four New Service Provider Partners

May 27, 2020

By Maurice Nagle, Web Editor

COVID-19 created a cloud or bust environment, and as operations shifted home, demand for next generation networking and remote collaboration skyrocketed. Service providers are tasked with meeting these new world requirements as operations seek answers in these uncertain times.

SD-WAN market leader Fortinet announced a number of new service providers have selected the Fortinet (News - Alert) Secure SD-WAN solution as portfolio additions. 2020 could prove a banner year for the MEF member.

In selecting Fortinet, Alestra (News - Alert), FluidOne and Hydro One Telecom gain a solution with security at its core. A rich API ecosystem provides service provides with the tools to customize highly scalable secure SD-WAN services, and build a complete security service platform.

This week’s announcement comes at a robust time for Fortinet, just two weeks after noting 300 percent year-over-year growth as the provider remains full steam ahead.

John Maddison, EVP of products and CMO, Fortinet, “Service providers are increasingly turning to Fortinet Secure SD-WAN as the favored solution to deliver services that standout from competitors and achieve faster and better ROI. Because Fortinet takes an integrated approach that combines advanced routing, security and SD-WAN in a single solution while also providing an open and extensible API-driven ecosystem, SPs that partner with Fortinet are able to simplify their service offerings and gain a huge competitive advantage in the market.”

What’s in your WAN?

Edited by Maurice Nagle

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