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Fortinet Establishes New European Cloud Data Center
Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 03:40:53 PM


Fortinetís Advanced Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) Portfolio Hosted Locally in the European Union (EU)

SUNNYVALE, Calif., October 17, 2016

Michael Xie, founder, president and chief technology officer at Fortinet ďCompeting in todayís digital economy requires businesses of all sizes to be agile, lean and scalable at a global level which is why so many look at cloud-based services. However, concerns about data security and privacy can often be perceived as a barrier to the adoption of such services. Fortinet built our new European cloud data center to eliminate these barriers and enable European business to adopt security solutions delivered from the cloud in the EU and enable their growth. Thousands of customers trust in Fortinet to deliver their security from the cloud everyday.Ē

News Summary

Fortinetģ (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced the opening of their new FortiCloud European data center based in Germany. Fortinetís new cloud data center enables European customers to leverage the broadest and most mature portfolio of hosted cybersecurity services in the market, with the confidence that their private data remains within European borders.

  • Fortinetís European cloud data center address privacy concerns and reduces compliance burdens, enabling enterprises in the EU to adopt cloud-based security solutions and realize the superior protections of the Fortinet Security Fabric.
  • The European cloud datcenter further extends regional support for Fortinetís extensive security solutions with higher performance, scalability, flexibility and simplicity.
  • Fortinet is a global leader in Network Security and the #1 security vendor in four countries across Europe, according to IDCís latest security appliance tracker.

Global Security, Local Data Privacy

Defending an organization against todayís increasingly sophisticated and exponetially expanding threat landscape requires an integrated, collaborative and adaptive cybersecurity response. Fortinetís Security Fabric vision is changing the way businesses think about their security, delivering an integrated security architecture that scales to cover the entire organization and across attack vectors.

  • This new data center gives European customers ability to implement the advanced protections of the Fortinet Security Fabric with the flexibility to select the deployment models that best fit business goals. IT teams can realize the operational efficiencies of cloud services and leverage Fortinetís industry leading FortiCloud and FortiSandbox Cloud SaaS offerings with the assurance that their private data never leaves the region.


Fortinetís FortiCloud and FortiSandbox Cloud solutions hosted in the European data center are available now.

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