BT and Fortinet
Fortinet is the first security vendor that BT is going to market with as a virtual network function (VNF) providing three types of virtual capability: as a function on-premise, via BT internal App Store (BT Compute) and / or via Public Cloud (Amazon, AWS etc.)
BT is Fortinet’s largest partner in the UK, Top 3 in France and Top 10 globally. Significant investment has been made in joint solutions and strategic engagement.
The FortiGate enterprise firewall is integrated into BT’s managed security services. This firewall is next-generation and covers many aspects of security in one system: application control, intrusion prevention, web content filtering, VPN, spyware prevention and malware defence. It’s perfect for today’s distributed environments from the Internet of Things (IoT) to the cloud.
The result: Reduces complexity and improves overall protection from advanced threats across all possible attack areas.
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organisations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security features without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 360,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses.