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Firewall Upgrade Helps Swedish Food Retail Group Improve Data Center Security and Prepare for Future Innovation

“With Fortinet, you don’t really have to worry about throughput. You just enable the functionality you need, knowing that performance will take care of itself.”

– Mats Serneholt, Technical Area Manager, Axfood


In 2019, Swedish food retail group Axfood managed to avoid falling victim to any security breaches, even as they'd embracing digital shopping to make it easier for their customers to buy their broad range of healthy, affordable food. But with all the new digital innovations being added, the IT team knew they needed to boost their existing protection, particularly at the data center. The team deployed two FortiGate Next Generation Firewalls, FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer for central management, reporting and analysis, and FortiSandbox for added protection from unknown threats. Axfood also opted for the Business level of Fortinet advanced services, which provides a designated engineer to help avoid disruption.

Learn how Axfood uses Fortinet technology to protect its multi-cloud environment today, and how their choices will help the company further simplify and streamline operations in the future in this case study.

Business Impact


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Strong and evolving protection from the latest, most advanced threats

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Improved data throughput and application response times

Visibility Protection

Greater control and visibility across all network traffic and threats

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Flexibility and performance to meet future requirements

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