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Fortinet Named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Enterprise Network Firewall

Fortinet is proud to announce that we have been named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Enterprise Network Firewall. The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice is based on the ranking of vendors by verified end-user professionals, taking into account both the number of end-user reviews and the vendor’s overall user ratings.

By Trish BorrmannFebruary 12, 2018

Industry Trends

Executive Insights: Stopping Threats Starts with Getting Back to the Basics

The majority of these breaches have one thing in common. IT teams are failing to practice basic security hygiene. Cybercriminals target known vulnerabilities because they know that most organizations will have failed to patch or replace their vulnerable devices. WannaCry targeted a vulnerability for which a patch had been available for months. Shame on them. But Petya followed a month later and targeted the exact same vulnerability. And millions of devices were still affected. So, shame on us.

By John MaddisonNovember 15, 2017

Business and Technology | Industry Trends

Food Services Giant Moves Securely to the Cloud Over a Single Weekend

When one of the world’s largest food services companies needed a better way to connect its vast distributed network of operations, it turned to Microsoft Azure and Fortinet to "move the entire organization to Azure on a single weekend morning: no issues, no downtime, no fuss!” The company is a top 5 global food services company that provides food and beverage services for schools, hospitals, and major public venues in dozens of countries.

By John MaddisonOctober 26, 2017

Business and Technology

How to Achieve Automated, Intelligence-Driven Security

Over the last couple of years, cyberattacks have evolved in both scale and effectiveness, affecting organizations across all industries and geographic regions. Successful cyberattacks are a growing industry-wide problem in spite of billions being spent on cybersecurity solutions. Part of the reason is that new techniques- and in fact a mature supporting cybercrime ecosystem- for penetration and evading detection have reduced the effectiveness of many traditional defenses. The lingering effects of a successful attack often have devastating consequences,...

By Michael XieOctober 17, 2017

Business and Technology

Fortinet a Signature Sponsor at Oracle OpenWorld 2017

The need for real-time access to critical data is driving today’s digital transformation. The volume of data being generated, the proliferation of data mining applications, and consumer expectations about access to information are all increasing the value of data and making effective data management and orchestration increasingly critical. Which makes securing that data more important than ever. Which is why Fortinet is a Signature Sponsor at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld 2017 conference, being held October 1-5 at the Moscone...

By Traci AndersonSeptember 30, 2017

Business and Technology

Redefining Next Generation Firewalls

When the first firewalls were developed and deployed, their primary role was to act as sentinels monitoring traffic moving into, and sometimes out of the network. These devices would look at packets, network addresses, and ports to determine if data should be allowed through or blocked. A good analogy is airline travel. In the first few iterations of the firewall, data was simply checked to see if it had a ticket, and if its credentials were in order it were allowed to board the plane. Then application traffic took off, and first generation firewalls...

By Nirav ShahSeptember 28, 2017

Business and Technology

Don’t Take It from Us – FortiGate Enterprise Network Firewall Customer Reviews

Last year, Gartner launched a new website and service called Peer Insights. Its goal is to provide organizations looking at adopting new technologies or solutions with access to the collective knowledge and experience of IT professionals that have already evaluated and adopted similar technology. Their posted reviews offer detailed perspectives and firsthand experience with a wide range of solutions for every phase of the IT lifecycle - from evaluation and implementation to service and support. In the Enterprise Firewall category, for example,...

By Trish BorrmannJuly 12, 2017

Industry Trends

The Next Step in Enterprise Firewall Evolution

Networks are evolving rapidly. The proliferation of devices, users, applications, and services has made the network edge more porous, while at the same time expanding the attack surface. And these remote devices and applications are now commonly accessing data center resources in a way unimaginable just a few years ago. Add IoT and Cloud to a highly mobile and distributed network, and you have created the perfect storm for disaster. Security has evolved organically as well. But not in a way that complements the evolution of the network. Instead,...

By Bill McGeeMay 02, 2016