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Industry Trends

Public Cloud Security: Making It a Business Enabler

In general, if a cybercriminal is able to successfully launch an attack at an owner-operated IT infrastructure, they can also launch one at a cloud service provider. In fact, public cloud services have become highly attractive targets for cybercriminals. For them, breaking into a cloud service is like merging onto a superhighway that can deliver their little bundles of evil far and wide, potentially impacting hundreds or thousands of organizations with a single strike.

By Jeannette JarvisDecember 04, 2017

Business and Technology

Top 3 Reasons Why Your Business Needs FortiSandbox in AWS

Organizations have the option of adding the first cloud-based sandbox product in AWS marketplace, FortiSandbox, to their cloud security infrastructure, allowing businesses to operate a complete security practice entirely in the cloud. Fortinet’s Security Fabric solutions for the cloud offer the ability to leverage security controls that are delivered, updated, and managed entirely through the cloud environment.

By Cynthia HsiehNovember 27, 2017

Industry Trends

Securing Evolving Cloud Networks

The growing need for on-demand network and compute resources is outpacing available internal resources, even in private cloud environments, and is driving organizations to the public cloud. According to IDC, 75% of organizations are currently implementing or considering the implementation of public cloud resources, and they predict that 50% of enterprise workloads will migrate to the public cloud by 2018.  This new shared infrastructure approach comes with significant security challenges, including creating and maintaining a consistent...

By John MaddisonNovember 08, 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

IBM Bluemix Cloud Platform and Fortinet Extend Partnership for Open and Scalable Cloud Security Services

By accelerating application mobility across the hybrid cloud, IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions is blurring the boundaries that often distinguish the operational challenges between private and public clouds.

By Darlene GannonSeptember 12, 2017

Industry Trends

Moving to the Cloud? Top Security Factors to Consider

It seems like everyone is talking about moving to the cloud these days. The efficiencies, productivity, agility, elasticity, and cost savings all make a compelling case for migrating from traditional private networks and data centers to private clouds and other virtualized instances, and eventually into public and hybrid environments. Because of these advantages, government agencies and private enterprises across industries are all looking at ways to effectively embrace cloud-first strategies.  I attended a security conference just a few...

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuySeptember 08, 2017

Industry Trends

The Open Security Requirement in the Age of the Cloud

In a 2015 article posted by Forbes, it was reported that 87 percent of people hadn’t heard of the term “Internet of Things” (IoT). At that time, Gartner Inc. estimated that there were 4.9 billion connected devices in use. Fast forward to 2017, and Gartner now reports that number has grown  to 8.4 billion, with a look ahead to 2020 predicting that 20.4 billion connected devices will be in use. The IoT has gained traction in day-to-day life by adding new applications and capabilities at a rapid rate, and as this technology begins...

By Amy ThompsonMay 08, 2017

Business and Technology

Innovation Insights: Fortinet Extends the Security Fabric into the Cloud

Companies are building out flexible and scalable infrastructure with the use of private and public clouds. This makes maintaining a strong and consistent security posture both essential and difficult. To meet this challenge, Fortinet is enhancing its security capabilities across private, infrastructure, and application clouds through our Security Fabric. This ranges from increased scalability, new public cloud features, and SaaS visibility via a new CASB offering, all delivering optimal security performance at cloud-scale.

By John MaddisonApril 11, 2017

Business and Technology | Partners

Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner Spotlight: Silver Peak Systems

Q&A with Fraser Street, VP of Technical Alliances at Silver Peak: Fortinet sits down with Fabric-Ready Partner, Silver Peak to learn what’s top of mind for its customers, the key IT challenges they are facing and how Silver Peak’s approach to integrated security is helping drive business and customer success.

By Darlene GannonApril 06, 2017

Business and Technology | Partners

Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner Spotlight: Versa Networks

Fortinet spoke with Fabric-Ready Partner, Versa Networks to learn what’s top of mind for its customers, the key IT challenges they are facing and how Versa Networks’ approach to integrated security is helping drive business and customer success.

By Darlene GannonMarch 22, 2017