Media Advisory: Fortinet to Demonstrate Advanced Security at Scale for VMware Integrated OpenStack Clouds at VMworld 2016
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – August 25, 2016 –
John Maddison, senior vice president products and solutions, Fortinet
“Enterprises are increasingly deploying virtualization, cloud and software-defined solutions in their IT infrastructure to gain efficiencies from on-demand and pooled resources, however security remains a key concern with these new IT models. Protecting these highly dynamic environments requires a Security Fabric with tightly integrated security and network technologies that share intelligence, and collaborate to detect, isolate, and respond to threats in real time. At VMworld®, we are excited to demonstrate how Fortinet continues to expand its virtualized security solutions and now protects VMware® Integrated OpenStack environments to meet the on-demand and multiple layers of security required for these dynamic cloud networks.”
Overview of Fortinet at VMworld 2016
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today released details about its upcoming participation as a Platinum Sponsor at VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada in Booth #1947.
- Fortinet will demonstrate how it is the first security provider to integrate its virtual enterprise firewall solution, FortiGate VMX, with VMware NSX® and VMware Integrated OpenStack environments. Read more about the partnership on our blog here.
- Additionally, Fortinet will present on scaling and segmenting the agile data center with software-defined security and VMware NSX as well as conduct demonstrations of several of the Fortinet Security Fabric virtualized security solutions for the software-defined data center (SDDC).
Fortinet Speaking Sessions
Title: Deep Dive: Extending L4-L7 Security Controls for VMware NSX and VMware Integrated OpenStack Environments with Fortinet Next Generation Security
Date & Time: Monday, August 29: 4:00 – 5:00p.m.
Room: South Pacific B
Jason Bandouveres, director product management, Virtualization Solutions, Fortinet
Vanessa Little, senior manager, NFV Ecosystem Architecture, VMware
Marcos Hernandez, principal engineer, Network and Security Business Unit, VMware
Title: Scale and Segment the Agile Data Center with Software-Defined Security and NSX
Date & Time: Wednesday, August 31: 12:30 – 1:30p.m.
Room: South Pacific B
Speaker: Warren Wu, senior director, Product Marketing, Fortinet
Technology Demonstrations at Fortinet Booth #1947
The Fortinet Security Fabric provides seamless, ubiquitous protection across the distributed enterprise, from Internet of Things (IoT) to the Cloud. Fortinet’s cloud security solutions enable organizations to securely and elastically scale protection to their private, public and hybrid cloud infrastructure and workloads, as well as segment within the cloud, between endpoints, and enterprise networks.
Several virtualized security solutions will be demonstrated in the Fortinet booth including:
- Fortinet Security Fabric and all virtual appliances for VMware vSphere®, demonstrating seamless security across the entire attack surface.
- Cloud Security with FortiGate VMX and VMware NSX, highlighting the scale and benefits of elastic security and micro-segmentation with NSX.
- Advanced Threat Protection with FortiSandbox-VM, FortiMail-VM and FortiWeb-VM, spotlighting actionable advanced threat protection for VMware vSphere environments.
- FortiGuard Labs Threat Map, illustrating global and local threat intelligence across the hybrid cloud for end-to-end awareness and intelligence across enterprise networks.
Fortinet will also be hosting a Network Security Experts Bar in its booth, where VMware customers and show attendees can ask questions or discuss the latest security technologies, threat landscape insights, or advanced network security techniques and tips with Fortinet security experts and threat researchers.
Executive Briefings: Fortinet executives and threat researchers will be available for press interviews during the conference. Please contact Darlene Gannon (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any requests.
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. More than 280,000 customers worldwide trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn more at https://www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.
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