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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Fortinet for Global Cyber Threat Analysis and Reporting, and Managed Security Service Provider Market ...
With more than 200 dedicated research analysts, engineers and forensic specialists, FortiGuard Labs is the global threat research arm of Fortinet. In 2013, the FortiGuard Labs group discovered 18 critical zero-day vulnerabilities – more than any other network security vendor in the industry. To date, more than 140 zero-day vulnerabilities have been identified. Upon discovering potentially high-impact threats, the FortiGuard team develops measures to block those threats and deploys those preventative measures to Fortinet customers.
Fortinet Changes Security Landscape With New FortiGate-3810D, the World’s First Data Center Firewall Appliance with 100GbE Inter...
Enterprise organizations are upgrading their data centers or campus networks to support higher speeds, driven by initiatives such as public and private cloud infrastructure, Internet2, software defined networks (SDN), virtualization and mobile platforms. In light of increased reliance on these technologies for day-to-day business, many enterprise organizations are preparing for higher network speeds with 40G/100G ports to accommodate an anticipated explosion of network traffic and prepare for future infrastructure build-outs without compromising existing performance or disrupting operations.
Fortinet Web Application Firewall Earns “Recommended” Rating In Latest NSS Labs Tests
"Enterprise organizations require a combination of performance and security effectiveness in WAF solutions in order to protect critical data from malicious Web application threats," said Vikram Phatak, chief executive officer at NSS Labs. "The FortiWeb-1000D met all benchmarks in tests evaluating threat evasion and false positives, and exceeded stated performance claims."
Yahoo! JAPAN Deploys Fortinet High-Performance Firewalls for Content Delivery Network Platform
Yahoo! JAPAN had been operating their CDN across both data centers, supporting an aggregated bandwidth of 40Gbps. They also use a portion of the service infrastructure to support other initiatives, such as Yahoo! JAPAN News and Auction. However, Yahoo! JAPAN decided to build a new CDN to cope with the rapid spread of smart devices and the increase in traffic volume and session/connection numbers driven by rich content, such as videos and pictures. In addition to network devices, such as switches and routers that make up the core of the new CDN, a review began in the autumn of 2013 to introduce firewalls.
Fortinet Sets Up Research & Development Center in Singapore
“The Singapore government's vision to make the republic a cybersecurity business and research hub drew us to set up an R&D base here,” said Michael Xie, Fortinet's Founder, President and CTO. “The abundance of well-trained IT professionals here gives us ready access to a deep talent pool, while the country's strong cybersecurity ecosystem and regional hub status gives us synergy and immediate connectivity to fast growing Asia Pacific markets.”
Fortinet Enhances Retail Offering with Presence Analytics as Part of Connect and Secure Solution
Retail organizations, with up to thousands of branch locations and fewer than 100 users per location, face a myriad of security and networking challenges. Even the smallest of these distributed enterprises struggle to manage a slew of disparate, legacy network security and access appliances, resulting in an array of efficiency issues that bottleneck network functionality. This medley of devices often lack many of the advanced security features found in a UTM solution, leaving distributed organizations susceptible to APTs, WiFi attacks and other threats.
Fortinet Named a Leader in 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management
Fortinet becomes No. 2 Network Security Appliances Vendor in Asia Pacific
Shahnawas Latiff, IDC Asia Pacific's Market Analyst for the network security market, said: "Fortinet has a sound business strategy across the region. Its comprehensive product range can effectively meet the security needs of diverse enterprises, and it is able to adapt its products to a broader IT ecosystem that spans both advanced threats and broader IT trends. The ability of Fortinet's large partner base to provide a level of support beyond the industry standard also accounts for the high adoption rate of its solutions."
Fortinet Unveils New Network Security Expert Certification Program
NSE Certification: Setting a New Standard
PROTUR Hotels Chooses Fortinet to Secure Wireless Network
In light of the value that a safe and efficient Internet connection brings to clients, the chain decided to improve security across its WiFi infrastructure. After conducting an analysis of competing wireless security products, PROTUR Hotels decided to replace its existing Cisco devices with Fortinet solutions, which included the addition of FortiAP thin access points for secure wireless Internet access and FortiGate next-generation firewall appliances offering VPN, firewall, IPS and anti-virus capabilities. Fortinet’s ability to implement a secure and integrated wireless solution to an existing wired network -- a capability not offered by any competing vendors -- was one of the driving factors in PROTUR Hotel´s decision to choose Fortinet for its refresh.