Fortinet expands the Security Fabric with enhanced Software-Defined Wide Area Networking capabilities [Read More]
by RSS Nirav Shah and Bill McGee  |  Apr 04, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
With each passing day, enterprise networks are evolving. It started with the advent of virtualization, when companies realized that they don’t need a single server per application. Ever since, there has been a consistent march towards the purely virtual data center. While networks are evolving, so are the threats they face on a day-to-day basis. Building a defense using a perimeter firewall is as futile as defending a castle today using a moat. While it can prevent the causal hacker or trespasser, it does little to nothing to protect against... [Read More]
by RSS Srinath Padmanabhan  |  Aug 29, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Most organizations face challenges with deploying new networking services on traditional CPE.  They need to adapt quickly to changing business conditions, but their CPE infrastructure gets in the way of quickly deploying or customizing a service.   The impact to business is real.  For one, it takes too long to deploy new services.  Traditional on-premises equipment is function-specific, resulting in multiple boxes being deployed for multiple services.  You need to add a new service?  This requires a new box,... [Read More]
by RSS Rajoo Nagar  |  Aug 15, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
With a commanding 60% market share, VMware is currently the 800 pound gorilla in the virtual room. And if the news rolling out of this year's VMworld tradeshow was an indicator of its competitive strength, they're obviously not resting on their laurels. In fact, Fortinet was there demonstrating a proof of concept that showed integration with VMware's recently announced NSX network virtualization platform. Derived from allybeag's Kong (2) But VMware is certainly not the only VM in town. Microsoft has also taken a keen eye in this space with... [Read More]
by RSS Jason Bandouveres  |  Oct 14, 2013  |  Filed in: Industry Trends