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Fortinet Wins Multiple Awards from Network World and Computerworld for Firewall Security Innovation and Customer Service
Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 02:05:07 PM


Magazine Editors and Senior IT Professionals Among the Influential Judges for the Annual Award Galas.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 12, 2014 - Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) ? a world leader in high-performance network security ? today announced that its FortiGate platform won two 2014 Network World Asia (NWA) Information Management Awards in the categories of Best Firewall & Network Security, and Best Unified Threat Management and two 2014 Computerworld Customer Care awards (one for Malaysia and one for Singapore) for excellence in Customer Service.

Network World Asia Wins

The Network World Asia awards are judged by NWA editors and 100 Asia Pacific CIOs and IT heads who read NWA or its sister publications Networks Asia, Security Asia and Storage Asia. Judging criteria used by both editors and IT leaders include reputation of vendor in the marketplace; features of the solutions; market acceptance of the technology and brand; usersí feedback on the solutions/deployments; and the solutionsí durability, scalability and quality of service. The award ceremony was held at The Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel in Singapore on June 12.

The FortiGate Advantage

Fortinet's flagship FortiGate platform delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. To help secure wireless LANs, the platform offers a broad, flexible end-to-end solution that incorporates wireless and wired access, security, authentication, switching and management, in an easily managed system that allows system-wide policy enforcement. With it, administrators gain a broad, unified solution that provides unmatched protection, superior TCO and granular control through user authentication and device visibility across the entire network. Fortinetís secure WLAN solution uniquely integrates security into the fabric of the network to help organizations effectively address enterprise mobility. With it, Fortinet offers one of the broadest solutions on the market for consistently helping protect enterprise wired and wireless networks.

Computerworld Customer Care Awards

The Computerworld Customer Care Awards were presented to IT providers that garnered the most end-user votes for quality of service. End users in Singapore and Malaysia were polled on vendor service levels pertaining to implementation and ongoing customer service. Areas covered by the survey included on-time and on-budget delivery of projects, ability of the deployment to meet multi-party needs, expertise of vendor employees, quality of end-user training and responsiveness of service staff. The Malaysian award ceremony was held at The Apartment at Suria KLCC in Kuala Lumpur on June 12 and the Singapore award ceremony was held at The Loof on June 11.

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