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Fortinet hits new milestone, surpasses 500 integrations

Fortinet® a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced the Fortinet Security Fabric has surpassed 500 technology integrations with more than 300 Fabric-Ready Technology Alliance Partners, providing customers and channel partners with integrated solutions to combat the growing threat landscape, improve security effectiveness, reduce complexity, and simplify operations. The continued momentum and growth of the Fortinet Open Ecosystem is a testament to the openness, flexibility, and collaborative power of the Security Fabric, and demonstrates the value of strong technology alliances that Fortinet has established and cultivated over the years.

Technology integrations address growing IT complexity
The work-from-anywhere trend has dramatically changed the enterprise IT landscape, requiring applications to be distributed across hybrid IT deployments, including multi-cloud and data center networks, to meet constantly shifting business requirements. As more businesses digitize and move to dynamic, hybrid environments, the challenges of managing complexity and moving with increased agility multiply.

Fortinet continues to innovate and set new industry standards with converged networking and security solutions. Through the adoption of the Security Fabric, organizations gain complete visibility and comprehensive security across data centers, campuses, interconnecting branches, home offices, remote workers, and multi-cloud deployments. And with over 500 integrations across 300 Fabric-Ready technology partners, customers, channel partners and service providers of all sizes can pick from a range of solutions that are optimized for the Fortinet Security Fabric. As a result, organizations can focus on achieving business outcomes with greater agility instead of managing complexities in their deployments.

The fortinet open ecosystem
As organizations transition to dynamic models to support their digital acceleration journey, adoption of the Fortinet Security Fabric continues to grow, as does partner focus on integrations to support it. Since its launch in 2016, the Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner Program continues to provide and incentivize partners with program infrastructure, resources and tools to integrate with the Security Fabric and develop joint solutions as part of the Fortinet Open Ecosystem. Over the last year, alliance initiatives have focused on these core use cases:

Infrastructure Automation – to support day zero and day-n automation.

  • HashiCorp

Cloud Security – for fast and secure multi-cloud access, SD-WAN connectivity and application performance and security.

  • Broadcom, Megaport, Teridion

Secure Networking – for next-generation solutions to enrich visibility and network analytics and coordinate real-time threat detection and policy enforcement.

  • AMD, Cubro, Intel, Niagara Networks, Ribbon Communications, Volli Communications

5G & Telco Solutions – to drive security innovation, automation, and management across 5G, mobile and Telco network architectures and use cases.

  • Enea, Nethive, NetNumber, NoviFlow, Telco Systems

OT/IoT security – to discover and secure critical infrastructure and IoT/IoMT devices and ensure protection and compliance.

  • Claroty, Dragos, Enea, Nozomi Networks, Ordr, OTORIO

Zero Trust Security – for next-generation solutions to drive access, authentication, and authorization, and ensure continuous backup and recovery.

  • beyond SSL, Keyfactor, Rubrik

Network and Security Operations – to strengthen security posture and drive operational efficiency.

  •  appNovi, KnowBe4, Red Canary, ReliaQuest, SecurityBridge, Tufin

Each of these solutions is optimized for the Fortinet Security Fabric, allowing customers to overcome complexity and begin harnessing the full potential of their investments from trusted technology leaders in the industry. Additionally, Fortinet-developed Fabric Connectors provide deep integrations into technology partner platforms and automate operations, policies, and processes, closing security and compliance gaps.

Fortinet channel partners are served with best-in-class products and technologies that they can easily bundle and augment with their high-value services for customers. They benefit from faster time-to-deployment and reduced technical support burden because the solutions are pre-validated in the Fortinet Open Ecosystem. The solutions enable channels to speed customers’ time to value and innovation.

The inclusive philosophy of the Fabric-Ready Partner Program continues to motivate partners to join the Fortinet Open Ecosystem and offer well-architected and exceptional solutions for the benefit of customers and channel partners, simplifying and securing their digital acceleration journey and accelerating their time to value.

CT Bureau

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