Security as Service Cloud expands with FortiCloud offerings


Cybersecurity expert Fortinet has announced that it is rapidly expanding its partner-focused Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud offerings with additional FortiCloud solutions, to provide the industry’s most extensive collection of Management-as-a-Service (MaaS) and SaaS services.


“Fortinet is helping partners and customers to accelerate cloud adoption by providing the most extensive offering of security MaaS and SaaS offerings in the industry. FortiCloud Services provides our partners with the opportunity to offer their customers both proven and easy to implement, manage, and scale security solutions,” said Rajesh Maurya, Regional Vice President, India & SAARC, Fortinet.

The breadth of services available provides Fortinet partners and customers the opportunity to select cloud security and management offerings that are easy-to-implement, easy-to-manage, flexible, and scalable as their business grows. In addition, the broad FortiCloud Services portfolio enables customers to consolidate their number of security vendors to streamline threat correlation.

FortiCloud Services currently includes 10 MaaS and SaaS offerings, including FortiGate Cloud Service, Fortinet’s cloud-based firewall management tool, which is experiencing rapid growth and already has over 5,50,000 subscriptions.

Similarly, FortiSandbox Cloud has an adoption rate that has grown more than 300% to eclipse 1,25,000 licensed users. Those customers looking for valuable performance extensions to their FortiGate UTM can also tap into the benefits of FortiMail SEG, FortiWeb WAF and more.

FortiCloud Services provide end-user customers with platform options. Many of the services are available on multiple platforms such as appliance, virtual machine, and cloud, offering partners and customers the ability to tailor their FortiCloud services to suit their individual needs.

For example:

FortiCloud Services help Fortinet partners become more operationally efficient through automation and centralized management. FortiCloud Services offer flexible business models that help partners to scale with their customers’ needs. The variety of FortiCloud  Services allows partners to offer features with devices designed for high-performance security, translating to quicker ROI for operating expenses and opportunities for partners and their customers.

FortiCloud Services includes the following MaaS and Saas offerings:

FortiGate Cloud: Fortinet’s cloud-based firewall management tool

FortiAP: Providing integrated and secure wireless access

FortiExtender:  The company’s secure LTE wireless WAN extender, providing 3G/4G connectivity for reliable broadband to the internet

FortiSwitch: Delivers a secure, simple, scalable Ethernet solution with outstanding security, performance, and manageability

FortiManagerOffers customers automation-driven and single-pane-of-glass management capabilities

FortiPresenceFortinet’s  Wi-Fi presence analytics and customer engagement solution

FortiToken: Offers customers secure cloud management of two-factor authentication (2FA) for FortiGate

FortiCASBOffers customers cloud security analytics and posture management

FortiMailFortinet’s hosted email security

FortiWebThe company’s cloud-based web application firewall-as-a-service


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