Posts Tagged ‘Fortinet’
Fortinet fills major channel gaps left by executive departures, signaling rejuvenated channel effort and increased reliance on partners as it revs for an enterprise expansion.
Sourcefire is upping the stakes in the advanced threat security race with the launch of an appliance touting file- and device-trajectory capabilities, additions that give partners new paths for high-margin forensic services.
Sophos is expanding endpoint security, wireless and VPN features in its latest UTM release — additions to keep the company on top of a crowded and and competitive race in UTM.
UTM firm WatchGuard launched support for Microsoft Hyper-V customers, who will have access to the firm’s spate of network security functions in virtual environments. It’s a move that also gives WatchGuard a bigger foot in the door when targeting enterprise markets.
On the heels of the Stonesoft acquisition that will position it better against next generation firewall competitors, McAfee has launched a power-driven IPS platform that it hopes will expand its reach amid a concerted network security push.
Dell SonicWall is eyeing an upmarket push with the latest next generation firewall release, a move that it hopes put it more on par with legacy rivals Cisco and others.
Unified threat management firm Fortinet and FishNet Security are partnering in a managed security services launch that will provide a slew of service options around management and security analysis for partners. The release is also another step in Fortinet’s sustained foray into the MSSP space.
Fortinet brass points to softened services provider markets and uncertain global macroeconomic shifts that led it to miss Q1 projections — representing an about-face for the UTM firm that had experienced double-digit growth since its 2009 IPO.
HP is building out a comprehensive security stack, and the latest installment is the release of a TippingPoint next-generation IPS line. But the real channel value will be in how well the solution integrates with other security offerings in HP’s portfolio.
Dell is ramping up its security services with the latest version of its SonicWALL hosted e-mail security product, a launch that gives partners renewed entrance into a wide open SMB market.