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Managing network connections to hybrid cloud environments is a complex task- notwithstanding the sea of confusion over the hybrid cloud’s true definition. Paramount to the problem is securely optimizing transport and managing compute resources in geographically dispersed locations to ensure optimal application delivery and performance. While the industry debates the definition of "hybrid cloud,” IT organizations live in a world of “grey space” between dedicated, private architectures and “cloud” promises. ... [Read More]
by RSS John Ayers  |  Jun 28, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Internet use is ubiquitous in the age of IoT. The role of and access to the Internet in our lives is top of mind. Tyson Macaulay shares some thoughts given the recent government ruling around net neutrality. Q: The government’s recent ruling on net neutrality affirms that broadband Internet should be treated as a utility, not a luxury. What does this mean for the regulations that will be put on web users and access to online content? The intent is that large media players and service providers cannot buy a competitive advantage from... [Read More]
by RSS Darlene Gannon  |  Jun 23, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Some say the biggest threat to security today is the talent gap. Although that may not be necessarily true, talent remains a concern for organizations of all sizes around the globe. Fortinet’s Stephan Tallent shares some perspective:An interview with Stephan TallentCan you give us a glimpse into how the security talent shortage is affecting and influencing the future of cybersecurity industry? Finding the right talent is an issue in every industry, so why is it especially critical in cybersecurity? The bad guys are capitalizing on greater resources,... [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  Jun 16, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
We all know about the challenges of having far too many security vendors deployed across our networks. In Fortinet’s most recent research, surveying over 1,000 CSOs across ten countries about their top concerns, 59% of respondents stated that the greatest challenge to achieving automated and consistent security policies across their networks was due to the numerous firewall solutions deployed within their network infrastructures.Security managers monitor an average of 14 security consoles, and still often have to hand-correlate events and threat... [Read More]
by RSS Daniel Cole  |  Jun 13, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
For carriers today, it seems there are always fresh opportunities to deliver new and possibly lucrative network services for businesses and consumers. The growth of IoT alone holds tremendous potential for business opportunities. However, this is also a time of risk for carriers, as they face increasingly sophisticated security threats. Fortinet's Richard Orgias offers some perspectives on the current state of the industry.    1) What are the biggest security threats carriers and service providers are facing right now?  The... [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  Apr 20, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
NTT Com Security, the global information security and risk management company and Fortinet, a leader in high performance cyber security solutions, have entered into a formal partnership to provide expert security advice and world-class security solutions to organizations worldwide. The partnership includes incorporating the broad range of Fortinet security solutions into NTT Com Security solutions to help protect customers across the globe, irrespective of size or sector. The new global security partnership is another step in the long-term business... [Read More]
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  Jul 13, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Managed security is a hot topic, but it's not without its challenges. Much has been written about how cyber security risks are on the rise and becoming more complex, and how organizations are grappling with warding off attacks while staying in compliance with regulations. Enter managed security service providers (MSSPs), which are often billed as the panacea that helps enhance an organization's security operations. But there are a slew of both business and technical challenges MSSPs have to deal with as they determine the right tools... [Read More]
by RSS Esther Shein  |  Apr 23, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Haiti may not be at the top of everyone’s dream vacation destinations, but attendees at this year’s Global Partner Conference can expect one heck of an experience. For 4 days next week, I’ll be joining hundreds of Fortinet partners on a cruise to Haiti. Yes, it’s going to be warm and sunny. As the January cold really sets in for most of the world, I’ll be applying sunscreen. Sorry. But it isn’t going to be all fun in the sun. The Fortinet product portfolio is extensive and the capabilities of our products are deep, to say the least.... [Read More]
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  Jan 05, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Once upon a time, Unified Threat Management (UTM) devices were perceived as a simple and relatively basic security tool created to pacify fundamental requirements for mid-sized enterprises and SMBs. And while that more or less remains true, UTMs have also undeniably evolved to meet the growing demands of an increasingly diverse and nuanced market. No doubt Unified Threat Management, or UTM, devices still have a strong and viable presence in the SMB. That said, it should come as little surprise that the same characteristics that generate higher... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Aug 07, 2013  |  Filed in: