Business and Technology


Fortinet is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of this year’s Microsoft Ignite conference, being held September 25-29, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This year’s event is completely sold out, with over 23,000 attendees from around the world expected to participate. This year’s Fortinet booth (#1907) is situated directly adjacent to the main Central Square showcase that will be featuring many of Microsoft’s latest technologies. At this year’s Ignite event we are featuring several demo... [Read More]
by RSS Mike Morgan  |  Sep 18, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
By accelerating application mobility across the hybrid cloud, IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions is blurring the boundaries that often distinguish the operational challenges between private and public clouds. [Read More]
by RSS Darlene Gannon  |  Sep 12, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Learn what fellow education IT professionals have to say about their experiences using Fortinet security products. [Read More]
by RSS Trish Borrmann  |  Sep 11, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
The FortiGuard Domain Reputation Service License for FortiDDoS is yet further ammunition to use against the growing threat of the IoT and botnet attacks, which are easier than ever to launch due to proliferation of open source code for such attacks, and growing availability of vulnerable devices. [Read More]
by RSS Hemant Jain  |  Sep 06, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
There are countless examples of companies and industries that failed to adapt to technological disruptions at their outset, and as a result have become obsolete. When was the last time you left your home to rent a movie? Fifteen years ago, Blockbuster was a movie rental giant. However, they did not adapt well to the demands of the digital age. Companies like Netflix created online portals and shipped movies to customers, and then moved to online streaming. By the time Blockbuster got on board with this digital shift, it was too late. Today, the... [Read More]
by RSS Joseph Sykora  |  Sep 06, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Securing Your Digital Transformation On September 5-7, Fortinet will be hosting the 2017 361° Security Forum in Vienna, Austria. Hundreds of Fortinet partners and customers from across EMEA and SAARC will be attending this three-day conference to discuss the impact that the transition to a digital economy and new digital business models are having on organizations around the world. Digital transformation is driving sweeping changes to not only how businesses compete for customers, but to fundamental ways that organizations operate. Data... [Read More]
by RSS Annabelle Sou  |  Sep 01, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Our FortiGate VM for VMware Cloud on AWS features the identical FortiOS firmware and FortiGuard security services that are delivered for other hypervisors and public clouds.  But because the hybrid cloud raises additional security considerations – issues that we’ve been talking about with customers for more than a year - a major offering like VMware Cloud on AWS really brings those requirements into sharp focus.  [Read More]
by RSS Warren Wu  |  Aug 28, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
The financial services sector has unique security needs. Financial services firms are considered critical infrastructure by many governments, and therefore are bound by strict government cybersecurity regulations. They house highly personal information of their clients that has to be accurate and accessible at all times, as well as secure from new, sophisticated cyberattacks. Ensuring data security, accuracy, and compliance was simpler when there was a defined network that could only be directly accessed by bank employees. However, consumers... [Read More]
by RSS Trish Borrmann  |  Aug 25, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
The healthcare industry requires technology that can keep pace with the speed at which medicine is evolving in order to provide patients with the best possible care. Additionally, this technology must meet HIPAA compliance standards to secure protected health information (PHI) from the growing number cyberattacks targeting the healthcare industry. This comes at a time when more devices than ever are accessing healthcare providers’ networks, including the proliferation of connected medical devices in the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), and... [Read More]
by RSS Trish Borrmann  |  Aug 18, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Malicious cyber activity targeted at the nation’s critical infrastructure – including water systems, transportation, energy, finance, and emergency services – are particularly worrisome because the interruption of those services can have devastating effects on our economy, impact the well being of our citizens, and even cause the loss of life. [Read More]
by RSS Phil Quade  |  Aug 16, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends