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  With the breadth of sensitive data and highly regulated workloads that government and state and local education (SLED) institutions manage comes the critical need for a cybersecurity strategy that can adapt and scale with the data, from IoT to the cloud, while adhering to regulations and compliance requirements. To meet these evolving public sector security needs, Fortinet today announced an expansion of its  relationship with AWS through its membership in the AWS Public Sector... [Read More]
by RSS Chad Whalen  |  Nov 29, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
In the past decade, cloud computing has become increasingly popular among enterprises, with Gartner Research projecting IT spending on public cloud-based infrastructure services to surpass $24 billion in 2016, and associated management and security to surpass $8 billion. This evolution of our IT infrastructure brings with it concerns about the safety of our data, applications and end users. We talked to Chad Whalen about the move to the cloud, the related security concerns, and how Fortinet is protecting this rapidly-evolving IT infrastructure. How... [Read More]
by RSS Chad Whalen  |  Nov 15, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News, Security Q & A
The Fortinet Security Fabric spans the entire distributed network, from IoT to the cloud, to provide an integrated and collaborative approach to securing the next generation of networks and threats. It weaves together a variety of security components, from clients and firewalls to content security and access control, in a range of form factors, in order to share threat intelligence and coordinate threat response. Securing the cloud is a critical and complicated challenge. It requires the blending of physical, virtual, and software-based... [Read More]
by RSS Chad Whalen  |  May 23, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
As an increasing number of businesses migrate critical infrastructure and applications to the cloud, security has become top of mind. It’s no longer enough to spin up a VM and deploy an app. While the cloud offers easy deployment and incredible scalability, organizations must still protect data and applications as if they were in an on premises data center. That requires the right virtual equivalents of security appliances as well as the expertise to deploy and manage them in cloud-based environments. Enter Amazon Web Services and the new... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Jul 08, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
The AWS Marketplace makes it easy to secure virtual environments - And now it’s easier to comply with German data governance laws. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has revolutionized the way that many businesses approach application and infrastructure deployment. Creating compute and storage instances in the cloud is so easy and cost-effective that many organizations look to services like AWS before they build out their own data centers. Others are using innovative hybrid models in which the cloud offers failover or nearly limitless scalability... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Mar 24, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
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by RSS Michael Perna  |  Jul 26, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Just a few short months ago, Fortinet had a major milestone for public cloud computing with the release of our flagship FortiGate security solution on Amazon Web Services environments. Security and privacy continue to be a top issues, if not the #1 concern, for enterprises looking to move servers and workloads to efficient public cloud infrastructure. Today we have yet another exciting security announcement for Amazon Web Services customers with the immediate availability of utility-based pricing for Fortinet solutions on the AWS Marketplace. Starting... [Read More]
by RSS Warren Wu  |  Jul 17, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Happy Saturday! The week is finally coming to an end and in an effort to make the game of catch-up a little easier on you, we have collected some of the biggest news stories right here. The FCC's Net Neutrality suit has been shot down in a court of appeals This is big deal, to say the least. Not only does this ruling hold some significant implications for the future of how we access media over the internet, it also means we will have less control over the channel all together. The Verge wrote a very frank article on the topic here. Amazon... [Read More]
by RSS Michael Perna  |  Jan 18, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News