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Consolidated Communications

“Fortinet is a part of CCI’s strategy to protect the hundreds of thousands of customers relying on us to keep their personal information secure.”

Aaron Reason, Director of Network Security, Consolidated Communications


Consolidated Communications, Inc. (CCI) is a leading broadband provider serving consumers and businesses across 24 states from California to Maine. Still headquartered in Mattoon, IL, the company has an advanced network consisting of more than 36,000 miles of fiber optic cable. CCI offers a wide range of communications solutions – including data, voice, video, managed services and cloud computing – supported by 4,000 employees dedicated to delivering first-class customer service.

Before any additions are made to the CCI infrastructure, the company undertakes a rigorous selection process. Read this case study to learn why CCI selected Fortinet’s enterprise firewall to act as the gatekeeper for ISP-related traffic, protecting hundreds of thousands of customers efficiently and effectively.    

Business Impact


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Enhanced protection for ISP subscribers

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Seamless integration of solutions across complex environment

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Interface uniformity driving improved efficiencies, accuracy and speed of resolution

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