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Healthcare Operator Protects Critical Applications in the Cloud With Fortinet’s Security Platform

“FortiGate’s security features have brought great benefits to our management, including in terms of compliance, being one of the important actions we take to ensure that our associates’ data is secure and available in accordance with the LGPD law.”

– Tulio Lener, Coordinator of Security and Infrastructure, CASU


CASU (University Health Assistance Fund) is a private non-profit institution that provides health plans to employees of the UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais) in Brazil. Its 130 employees support 20,000 members. With a growing dependency on the cloud and Windows Virtual Desktop users, it had to add more robust security and improve visibility into its networking in the cloud.

For this, CASU implemented the FortiGate-VM (virtual machine) providing edge security to its entire cloud infrastructure, from servers to desktops. The Microsoft Azure solution is integrated into the headquarters and branch office communications network with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN technology, improving availability and providing a secure connection between the cloud and all business units. Along with all of the next-generation firewall capabilities that CASU is benefitting from, the solution helps them meet national compliance laws. Real-time network visibility and monitoring lead to more effective decision making on security events for CASU.

Read more about how CASU improved the security, connectivity, and network management among its cloud, headquarters, and branches in this case study.

Business Impact


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Comprehensive security of cloud infrastructure and Windows Virtual Desktop users

Visibility Protection

Visibility and monitoring of the entire Microsoft Azure environment, enabling proactive management both in the cloud and on-premises

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Improved connection availability through Secure SD-WAN

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Compliance with the LGPD (Brazilian General Data Protection Law) and data protection of associates

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Better IT staff time management

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