Posts Tagged ‘UTM’
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.
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.
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.
The rise of unified threat management (UTM) technology was one of the key drivers as the global security appliance market finished 2012 in style.
Fortinet is hoping to further build out its growing managed services business with the latest version of its FortiMail 5.0 OS and additions to its e-mail security appliance line that equip MSSPs with a few new service options. The objective? A greater entrance into large enterprise markets as it revs to take on Palo Alto Networks, Check Point and other major players.
Fortinet is giving managed service ambitions a little bit more traction with the launch of sandboxing and IP reputation services, a debut that gives its networking security partners a few more ways into managed service markets and better positions it against rivals Check Point and WatchGuard Technologies, which are getting more serious about their presence in the space.
F5 Networks and Websense have launched a partnership that aims to combine unified access, firewall and Web gateway solutions with DLP, e-mail and Web security offerings with the aim of covering a much larger security footprint. For now, it’s a solution that gives partners a ready-made differentiator while expanding cross-sell opportunities into new markets.
Sophos appointed Fortinet channel vet Mike Valentine to head global channel and sales teams, a move that likely heralds big plans for the Boston-based endpoint security firm