Posts Tagged ‘Fortinet’
Security vendor Sophos scored a coup this week, luring longtime SonicWALL sales executive John Keenan to be its new vice president of North American sales.
Dell this week rolled out a major update of its SonicWALL SonicOS next-gen firewall operating system with a host of enhanced features and capabilities.
Cisco’s surprise purchase of security specialist SourceFire has many speculating that other vendors that focus on thwarting sophisticate threats including Fortinet, Palo Alto Networks and others are now strong acquisition targets.
The security appliance vendor revamped its Fortinet MSSP program, making equipment acquisition more affordable and providing support resources designed to accelerate the growth of its partners.
Fortinet debuted the latest iteration of its Web application firewall OS and three new related appliances, a move that gives it more relevance and credibility with large scale customers as the firm continues its upmarket journey.
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.