Recognizing Our Partner of the Year Winners at Accelerate 2021

By Fortinet | March 11, 2021

Fortinet’s channel partners play a critical role in helping Fortinet secure users, devices, applications, and edges everywhere. The guidance and expertise provided by our partner network have helped organizations across the world. 

At the Accelerate 2021 Digital Edition, partners had the opportunity to explore emerging security strategies, technologies, and the benefits of our Partner Engage program. In addition, Fortinet recognized the accomplishments of some of our most dedicated partners and distributors from different global regions. 

Below are this year’s winners for various categories. 

Regional Partners of the Year

The Regional Partners of the Year show solid growth and consistently perform when it comes to supporting their customers in the deployment, maintenance, and success of Fortinet solutions.

  • North America: BCI, US and Precicom, Canada
  • APAC: Aimer Information Technology Co., Ltd., China and Otsuka Corporation, Japan

Distributors of the Year

The Distributors of the Year are consistent in regular customer outreach, educating resellers on products, and more.

  • North America: Tech Data, US
  • APAC: SCSK Corporation, Japan
  • EMEA: Nuvias Deutschland GmbH, Continental Europe and Mantrac Distribution, International Emerging
  • LATAM: SYNNEX Westcon-Comstor

Fabric Partner of the Year

The Fabric Partners of the Year assist customers in extending their security infrastructure across cloud, virtual, and software-defined environments by leveraging Fortinet’s integrated Security Fabric

  • North America: CDW, US
  • APAC: Syscom, Inc., Taiwan and Trends & Technologies, Inc., Philippines
  • EMEA: Axians, Continental Europe and KocSistem Bilgi ve Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S., International Emerging
  • LATAM: Alestra

Growth Partner of the Year

The Growth Partners of the Year have demonstrated immense growth over the past year based on commitments to secure their customers’ extended networks using Fortinet solutions. 

  • North America: Presidio, US
  • APAC: Computer Concepts, New Zealand and Spark NZ, Ltd., New Zealand
  • EMEA: Blue Cube Security Ltd., Continental Europe and Bynet Data Communications Ltd, International Emerging

SD-WAN Partner of the Year

The SD-WAN Partners of the Year fully adopted Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN solution and successfully deployed SD-WAN across their customer base.

  • North America: Liquid Networx, US

MSSP Partner of the Year

The MSSP Partner of the Year demonstrated innovation, growth, and alignment with Fortinet, showing increased adoption across the Fortinet Security Fabric – starting with FortiGate and expanding into areas like FortiNACFortiEDR, and SD-Branch. This partner aligns with Fortinet’s strategic priorities, and demonstrates a commitment to Fortinet and its customers.

  • North America: Masergy

Service Provider Partner of the Year

The Service Provider Partner of the Year demonstrated immense growth over the past year in both infrastructure and managed offerings. Based on commitments to infrastructure, Managed SD-WAN, and Managed Services, this partner aligns with Fortinet’s strategic priorities and demonstrates a commitment to Fortinet and its customers.

  • North America: Hughes

Partner of the Year

Our Partners of the Year have demonstrated record business growth as a result of having an expert understanding of the partner business model, Fortinet solutions, and customer business needs. 

  • North America: WWT, US and CDW Canada, Canada
  • EMEA:  Bechtle Logistik & Service GmbH, Continental Europe and STC Services - Arabian Internet & Communications Services Company, International Emerging
  • LATAM: Oi Soluções

Fortinet’s Commitment to Partners

Fortinet is thankful to our partners for their hard work. They have demonstrated their commitment to enhancing their customers’ security and bolstering global cyber awareness. This year’s awards were presented at the Accelerate 2021 Digital Edition, Fortinet’s annual partner and user conference.

Current partners can visit the Partner Portal to find important updates from Fortinet and our partner program.