Data Center Trends and Network Security Impact

The Data Center is rapidly evolving with recent trends such as Virtualization, Cloud computing, Software Defined Networks (SDN), and Network Function Virtualization (NFV). What are these new technologies and how they impact network security in the data center?

This whitepaper covers key concepts and overview of these emerging technologies, and considerations for designing and deploying network firewalls and network security in the new data center era are discussed. Fortinet's strategy and approach to these new data center technologies with both physical security appliances and virtual appliances is presented, along with guidance on selecting the right solution for specific enterprise and provider needs.