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Business and Technology

Realizing the Full Potential of Secure SD-WAN

The decision to deploy an SD-WAN may be straightforward, extracting the full range of benefits requires an in-depth evaluation of a variety of other supporting components. If ignored, it is all too easy for the enticements of speed and agility to overshadow some of the more fundamental needs of a corporate environment, such as security.

By John MaddisonMay 21, 2018

Business and Technology

Building an Adaptive and Secure SD-WAN Framework

SD-WAN experts and industry analysts point out that an optimal enterprise SD-WAN solution needs to not only support WAN performance requirements, but also address security priorities.

By Shalini SundaramMay 17, 2018

Partners | Industry Trends

MSSPs: Disrupting the SD-WAN Market for Fun and Profit

When you review the different recommendations around SD-WAN requirements from analysts and other technology experts, security is often missing from the bill of requirements. Even though SD-WAN communications are encrypted and can support VPN services, that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to protecting critical data moving between different network devices, domains, and ecosystems. Without robust security integrated into SD-WAN services, customers who buy SD-WAN are also buying a mystery grab bag of unknown vulnerabilities. This is clearly unacceptable given today’s threat and business risk environments.

By Stephan TallentMay 11, 2018

Business and Technology

How Your Approach to SD-WAN Can Impact Your Network Security

Light Reading's flagship Big Communications Event is being held in Austin, Texas May 14-16, and Fortinet is proud to be a Gold sponsor for this year’s event. The conference, hosted by Heavy Reading's team of analysts, covers the industry's most pressing topics, and Fortinet will be featuring our latest SD-WAN solution in the Exhibition Hall in booth number is B309.

By Abel AberraMay 11, 2018

Business and Technology

Securing SD-WAN in Distributed Healthcare Environments

Organizations are becoming increasingly reliant on digital capabilities across industries, and this is no different in the healthcare space. New technology has enabled patients to take a more hands-on role in their care, simplified patient/physician communication, and improved the ability of patients to get care in rural locations. For this adoption of technology to be effective, however, healthcare providers must ensure they have the necessary WAN (wide area network) infrastructure to accommodate more requests and greater bandwidth needs.

By Nirav ShahFebruary 16, 2018

Partners

Using MSSPs to Secure SD-WAN

It’s been said that a rising tide lifts all boats. It turns out, however, that it doesn’t lift them all at the same time. Boats way in the back of the harbor, a little higher up on the shore, tend to have to wait a bit longer for the tide to reach them. In networking terms, those boats are just a bit beyond the reach of the first waves of the incoming tide of digital transformation. While networks have been in transition for the past few years, traditional connectivity comes with its own set of obstacles. Mainly because it has historically...

By Matthew PleyFebruary 14, 2018

Business and Technology

The Risks of Shadow IT at Financial Services Firms

The use of Shadow IT is increasing thanks to SaaS. Learn the risks that shadow IT poses to financial services firms, and how to mitigate them.

By Nirav ShahFebruary 02, 2018

Business and Technology

Do You Want an SD-WAN with Basic Security or Robust Secure SD-WAN

As network leaders assess their SD-WAN options, however, what is often missing from their deliberations is how to adequately address security risks. SD-WAN vendors are increasingly embedding security features into their offerings, but these tend to be basic, Layer 3 network controls and not the robust security functions that these environments require.

By Nirav ShahJanuary 11, 2018

Business and Technology

Come to Vegas in February for Accelerate 2018!

We have just announced our annual Fortinet Accelerate global partner and user conference, taking place on February 26 – March 1, 2018 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. This year we are expecting more than 2,000 customers, partners, industry leaders, and technical experts to come together to share industry trends and discuss the latest advances in technologies and strategies.

By Mike MorganDecember 20, 2017

Business and Technology

Global Adoption of Fortinet Secure SD-WAN

The compelling benefits of SD-WAN (software-defined wide area network) architectures are catching the attention of companies around the world. SD-WAN offers application-awareness combined with increased performance, flexibility, and simplicity when compared to fundamentally more expensive legacy WAN technologies.

By Trish Borrmann and Nirav ShahDecember 15, 2017