Fortinet Receives Frost & Sullivan APAC Network Firewall Vendor of the Year Award

SINGAPORE, June 18, 2015 – Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) − a global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions − today announced that it has been honored with the 2015 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Network Firewall Vendor of the Year Award. The trophy was presented yesterday at the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards banquet held at the Westin Hotel in Singapore.

This accolade is a tribute to Fortinet’s dynamic market strategy, product innovation and excellent customer service relative to its peers. The award also credits Fortinet for its revenue and market share growth, breadth of solutions and acquisition of major customers.

An independent panel of eminent judges comprised of Asia Pacific industry leaders as well as Frost & Sullivan’s ICT analyst team evaluated the various contenders for this award based on the aforementioned criteria.

“Fortinet achieved strong business performance in the highly competitive Asia-Pacific Network Firewall Market by leveraging on its technology innovations and robust go-to-market strategies,” said Edison Yu, Director, ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific.

“The company continued to focus on providing customers with extensive firewall solutions to help customers deal with various emerging threats in a cost-effective manner, and its strong presence across countries resulted in its increasing popularity among enterprises in Asia Pacific,” he added.

The Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards, now in its 12th year, recognizes companies and individuals that have pushed the boundaries of excellence, rising above the competition and demonstrating outstanding performance in the ICT sector across Asia Pacific.

Patrice Perche, Fortinet's senior vice president for International Sales & Support, said: “We are delighted to receive yet another recognition of our high performance firewall appliances, which have regularly broken speed records. We will continue to make our firewalls relevant in a terabit-per-second throughput world, and strengthen our broad security solution portfolio that effectively covers every component of the network, from databases to applications to endpoints."

About Fortinet

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) protects the most valuable assets of some of the largest enterprise, service provider and government organizations across the globe. The company's fast, secure and global cyber security solutions provide broad, high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT infrastructure. They are strengthened by the industry's highest level of threat research, intelligence and analytics. Unlike pure-play network security providers, Fortinet can solve organizations' most important security challenges, whether in networked, application or mobile environments - be it virtualized/cloud or physical. More than 210,000 customers worldwide, including some of the largest and most complex organizations, trust Fortinet to protect their brands. Learn more at http://www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog or FortiGuard Labs.

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