Fortinet, a global leader in extensive, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced that Fortinet Security Fabric has surpassed 500 technology integrations with more than 300 Fabric-Ready Technology Alliance partners, providing customers and channel partners with integrated solutions to combat the growing threat environment, improve security efficiency, reduce complexity and simplify operations. The continued momentum and growth of the Fortinet open ecosystem is a testament to the openness, flexibility, and collaborative power of the Security Fabric, and demonstrates the value of the strong technology alliances Fortinet has established and cultivated over the years. .
Technology integrations address growing IT complexity
The work-from-anywhere trend has dramatically changed the enterprise IT landscape, requiring applications to be distributed across hybrid IT deployments, including multi-cloud and data center networks, to meet business demands. constantly evolving. As more businesses digitize and migrate to dynamic hybrid environments, the challenges of managing complexity and moving with increased agility multiply.
Fortinet continues to innovate and set new industry standards with converged networking and security solutions. With the adoption of Security Fabric, organizations gain complete visibility and security across data centers, campuses, interconnected branch offices, home offices, remote workers, and multi-cloud deployments. And with more than 500 integrations across 300 fabric-ready technology partners, customers, channel partners, and service providers of all sizes can choose from a range of solutions optimized for Fortinet Security Fabric. As a result, organizations can focus on driving business results with greater agility instead of managing the complexity of their deployments.
The Fortinet Open Ecosystem
As organizations transition to dynamic models to support their digital acceleration journey, adoption of Fortinet Security Fabric continues to grow, as partners focus on integrations to support it. Since its launch in 2016, the Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner Program continues to provide and incentivize partners with program infrastructure, resources, and tools to integrate with the Security Fabric and develop joint solutions as part of the open Fortinet ecosystem. Over the past year, alliance initiatives have focused on these core use cases:
Infrastructure automation – to support day zero and day n automation for HashiCorp.
Cloud Security – for fast and secure multi-cloud access, SD-WAN connectivity and application performance and security for Broadcom, Megaport, Teridion.
Secure Networking – for next-generation solutions to enrich network visibility and analytics and coordinate real-time threat detection and policy enforcement for AMD, Cubro, Intel, Niagara Networks, Ribbon Communications, Volli Communications.
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5G solutions and telecommunications – to drive innovation, automation and security management in 5G, mobile and Telco network architectures and use cases for Enea, Nethive, NetNumber, NoviFlow, Telco Systems.
OT/IoT Security – to discover and secure critical infrastructures and IoT/IoMT devices and ensure protection and compliance for Claroty, Dragos, Enea, Nozomi Networks, Ordr, OTORIO.
Zero Trust Security – for next generation solutions to drive access, authentication and authorization, and provide continuous backup and recovery for SSL, Keyfactor, Rubrik.
Network Operations and Security – to strengthen the security posture and drive operational efficiency for appNovi, KnowBe4, Red Canary, ReliaQuest, SecurityBridge, Tufin.
Each of these solutions is optimized for Fortinet Security Fabric, enabling customers to overcome complexity and begin to unlock the full potential of their investments with trusted technology leaders in the industry. Additionally, Fabric Connectors developed by Fortinet provide deep integrations into technology partner platforms and automate operations, policies, and processes, closing security and compliance gaps.
Fortinet Channel Partners are served with the best products and technologies that they can easily bundle and augment with their high value-added services for customers. They benefit from faster time to deployment and reduced helpdesk support because the solutions are pre-validated in the open Fortinet ecosystem. Solutions enable channels to accelerate customer time to value and innovation.
The inclusive philosophy of the Fabric-Ready Partner Program continues to motivate partners to join Fortinet’s open ecosystem and deliver well-designed, exceptional solutions for the benefit of customers and channel partners, simplifying and securing their journey to digital acceleration and accelerating their time to value. .
Vishak Raman, Vice President of Sales, India, SAARC and Southeast Asia, Fortinet, said: “Fortinet’s portfolio of cybersecurity solutions is built from the ground up with integration and automation in mind. The momentum with our open ecosystem is more important than ever as organizations pursue their digital acceleration initiatives. Many organizations struggle to effectively operate their legacy point solutions, and others already have heterogeneous vendor environments.We meet our customers wherever they are throughout their IT journey with Fortinet Security Fabric, and With over 500 product integrations, we help our customers and partners achieve their goal of simplifying IT and security operations and strengthening their business for the future.
Surya Hotha, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Adaptive and Embedded Computing Group at AMD said“We are delighted to be working closely with Fortinet as they release their NGFW FortiGate 3000F and 3500F. Together, Fortinet and AMD enable enterprises to host mission-critical applications anywhere, while delivering the same level of security and Consistent access to enterprise users, customers, and partners, regardless of their location or the device they use.
While, Simon Chasser, chief revenue officer at Claroty, said“Fortinet is a leading network security company in the OT and CPS space, with a massive global footprint and a portfolio of innovative new products. to deliver more value to our customers through network-centric controls.We are honored to be a premier partner for the CPS security space in the Fortinet ecosystem.
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“Our partnership with Fortinet as part of the Fortinet Open Ecosystem continues to grow as we have built additional integrations of the FortiManager Consul-Terraform-Sync (CTS) Module and the FortiOS Consul-Terraform-Sync (CTS) Module last year to further automate and alleviate our joint customer challenges. Security teams can quickly deploy day 0 configurations or make iterative changes for day 1 and day 2 operations,” said Burzin Patel, vice President of Global Alliances at HashiCorp.
Dorin Vanderjack, Vice President and General Manager, US OEM Sales and Strategic Accounts at Intel opined that “Fortinet is a leader at the intersection of end-to-end networking and security, strategy and transformation. Intel is a leader in developing disruptive industry solutions through an extensive network of ecosystem alliances. Working together, Fortinet and Intel deliver unique capabilities that enable our customers to deliver digital innovation at the speed of today’s businesses.”