Posts Tagged ‘unified threat management’
An increasingly aggressive and ambitious Sophos is taking the wraps of its revamped channel program, which aims to make it easier for partners to sell and support its products. It’s also the beginning of a cultural changes that empowers Sophos partners to operate and sell independently.
Already pushing hard to expand its hardware business, security vendor Sophos announces its acquisition of India-based Cyberoam, a maker of unified threat management appliances. The deal makes Sophos a formidable contender in the crowded security software and hardware segment.
Fortinet released a dozen products and new messaging: “Connected UTM,” which describes its portfolio as a security platform. Fortinet’s new message is intended to differentiate its products amid an increasingly competitive field of vendors.
Security specialist Sophos, which is getting aggressive in its expansions in technology and market reach, officially opened its first Silicon Valley office. The facility will be familiar to many solution providers and customers.
In an exclusive interview with Channelnomics, Sophos CEO Kris Hagerman says allegations that it’s systemically recruiting Fortinet employees are baseless and that a federal lawsuit is a “nasty scare tactic” designed to obscure the momentum its building in the market.
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.
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.
Like many of industry peers, security software firm Websense is headed toward private status after inking an almost $1 billion deal to be acquired by equity firm Vista Equity Partners.
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.