Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall | Fortinet

Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP)

Fortinet provides high performance Network Security Platforms that give MSSPs the edge in the managed services market, delivering a wide range of Security Services for Cloud or Customer Premise environments.

Fortinet products empower Managed Security Service Providers with best-in-breed, adaptive security that fits any environment; small and medium businesses to enterprise, data center and service provider networks. Fortinet MSSPs leverage customizable management and reporting tools along with a growing suite of emerging security products to increase recurring revenue streams and grow their subscriber base - all while controlling costs and improving service efficiencies.

FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalls provide the backbone of the Fortinet MSSP’s security portfolio; providing Advanced Security Controls like Application Control, Intrusion Prevention, Malware Defense, Web Content Filtering and Data Leak Prevention in a single high performance appliance. Fortinet built the FortiGate line of security appliances and the accompanying management and reporting tools with diligent consideration for managed security service provider demands, and those of their customers.

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Powered by the security-hardened FortiOS™ operating system, FortiGate virtual and physical appliances are IPv6 Ready Phase 2, Common Criteria EAL2+ and EAL4+, FIPS 140-2 and ICSA certified to insure industry compliance and security functionality to protect critical services and applications. Whether you are a managed security service provider (MSSP) or delivering cloud-based applications and services, FortiGate platforms enable a smooth and secure transition to next-generation network architectures, allowing you to expand your service portfolio and unlock new revenue opportunities.

Complimentary Fortinet products, such as FortiWeb™ Web Application Firewall, FortiMail™ Messaging Security, FortiAuthenticator Identity and Access Management, FortiDB™ Database Security, FortiAP™ Secure WLAN, and FortiDDOS provide security capabilities allowing MSSPs to standardize on a single vendor for service efficiencies yet offer a broad security offering that meets almost any security requirement.

FortiManager™ and FortiAnalyzer™ deliver centralized, simplified management, visibility and analysis of the security devices under management. . FortiManager offers granular control of multiple devices and multi-tenant environments; enabling group roll-outs and field updates, insuring configuration conformity, offering delegated administration and service portal integration for customer self-service. FortiAnalyzer delivers customizable, automated reporting that illustrates the value of the services provided by the MSSP with graphical executive reports.

MSSPs who want to offer their customers hosted security management should look at FortiPrivateCloud. Based on a FortiAnalyzer and FortiManager back-end, this turnkey solution enables service providers to present a branded FortiCloud experience to their clientele. Utilizing a multi-tenant console, MSSPs can easily enable their customers to have a full cloud-based management solution complete with a customer-facing self-service portal.

Fortinet leads the industry with cloud-ready solutions that help MSSPs create secure cloud infrastructures and deliver network-embedded Security-as-a-Service for virtualized environments. Whether you are a cloud hosting provider, network service provider, or pure-play MSSP; Fortinet physical and virtual security appliances provide the technology you need to defend your customer’s Cloud resources. With Fortinet, you can deploy flexible multi-tenant platforms and deliver cost-effective security services that meet the demand for data center, hosted application security and ‘Clean-pipe Internet’. Fortinet’s advanced security controls, granular visibility and identity and access management solution can provide an effective defense against unauthorized access and exploits running on mobile devices accessing Cloud resources.


  • Wide breadth of best in breed security products
  • Unmatched Performance
  • Single Pane of Glass Management
  • Multi-tenant Physical and Virtual Appliances
  • Dedicated MSSP Team Support
  • MSSP Partner Program
  • A single security platform that can deliver all managed security services
  • Security services tailored for higher margins and service efficiencies
  • Resources and knowledge base tailored for MSSPs

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As one of Europe's leading mobile phone operators, we are constantly looking to improve and streamline IT management. We already have a successful partnership with both Exaprotect and Fortinet, and this partnership will help us to further enhance efficiency and give us even closer control of our security status.

Pierre Auguste
Chief Security Officer