MSSP


It’s been said that a rising tide lifts all boats. It turns out, however, that it doesn’t lift them all at the same time. Boats way in the back of the harbor, a little higher up on the shore, tend to have to wait a bit longer for the tide to reach them. In networking terms, those boats are just a bit beyond the reach of the first waves of the incoming tide of digital transformation. While networks have been in transition for the past few years, traditional connectivity comes with its own set of obstacles. Mainly because it has historically... [Read More]
by RSS Matthew Pley  |  Feb 14, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
To cut to the chase, the technical features of Fortinet solutions are only half the story when it comes to the Fortinet Security Fabric's unmatched ability to deliver managed security services. Its secret sauce for managed security services providers (MSSPs) is really about adaptability, integration, and automation, as expressed through six properties of Fortinet-based managed security solutions. [Read More]
by RSS Stephan Tallent  |  Jan 30, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Fortinet will be making its first ever appearance at the 2018 Mobile World Congress (MWC), billed as the world’s largest gathering of the Communication Service Providers (CSPs) industry, this coming February 26 through March 1 in Barcelona, Spain. [Read More]
by RSS Ronen Shpirer  |  Jan 24, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
The nature of the MSSP business offers an ideal playing field for fast-footed players to develop innovative offerings targeting the most vexing cybersecurity problems facing private and public organizations. MSSPs thrive by integrating off-the-shelf products with innovative thinking and effective action to address urgent customer needs. The recipe for MSSP visionary success calls for equal parts technical savvy, street smarts, and fanatical devotion to end-customer success. [Read More]
by RSS Stephan Tallent  |  Dec 21, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
Security7 Networks is an MSSP focused on delivering security and compliance services to small- and medium-sized enterprises. The company, focusing on intelligence in depth, provides an innovative suite of products to help customers identify risk, improve their ability to defend against cyberthreats, and centralize visibility and control. For several years, Security7 has used Fortinet products to deliver cloud-based security services to its customers.  [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Dec 19, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Security Q & A
By now, everyone should be aware of two things related to IoT devices. The first is that these devices are being deployed everywhere, with no sign of slowing down. The second is that many of these devices are notoriously insecure. [Read More]
by RSS FortiGuard SE Team  |  Nov 16, 2017  |  Filed in: Security Research
We know from experience that former military personnel often develop into outstanding cybersecurity professionals. With this in mind, we initiated the FortiVets program in 2013 with a charter to recruit and assist veterans seeking to make the transition to a post-service career in cybersecurity. [Read More]
by RSS Stephan Tallent  |  Nov 10, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Fortinet is a Premier Sponsor of The Summit, the inaugural AT&T Business event that is bringing together 2500 thought leaders, influencers, and customers for three days to be inspired and informed about the future of technology and how it impacts the world. This premiere event is being held from October 30-November 2, 2017 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Dallas, Texas. [Read More]
by RSS Jennifer McDonald  |  Oct 30, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
This week, Fortinet hosted Fast and Secure in Dallas, Texas. Almost 200 Service Providers, influencers, and decision makers attended this event to discuss the impact that the transition to a digital economy and new digital business models are having on their business. We sat down with Matt Pley, Fortinet’s Vice President of Cloud, Carriers, Service Providers, & Strategic Accounts to get his key takeaways from the event. [Read More]
by RSS Matt Pley, John Welton  |  Oct 11, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Security Q & A
In just the past few years, network architectures have begun to evolve from traditional, point-to-point connections between controlled network devices to a highly meshed ecosystem of interconnected networks. This hyper-connected architecture of traditional, private, public cloud, and remote networks and devices is being driven by the need to leverage data as both a competitive advantage and a new profit center. It is both supported by and driving the explosive growth of mobile devices, Internet of Things (IoT) and the cloud. Data... [Read More]
by RSS Matt Pley  |  Aug 04, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends