Network owners, engineers would love this good news from Fortinet


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MANILA, Philippines - As technology evolves over time, the digital transformation in enterprise and telecommunication networks is also in pivotal change.

Fortinet is a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions.
Fortinet is a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions.

As this sounds so technical, networks nowadays are moving to cloud for centralized access and management. Another new technology being adopted by network engineers is the software-defined networking in a wide area network (SD-WAN).

SD-WAN, a relatively new feature, will simplify management and operation of a WAN by separating the networking hardware from its control mechanism.

Business owners and telco may consider Fortinet's SD-WAN solution, which is the best-of-breed of SD-WAN functionality and security.

The SD-WAN concept shows centralized management of network functionalities.
The SD-WAN concept shows centralized management of network functionalities.

Just recently, American marketing research firm Gartner recognized Fortinet as a Challenger with furthest in Completeness of Vision in first Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure. Huawei, Aryaka, Citrix and Riverbed are among the Challengers in released report.

Gartner predicted in 2015 that by the end of 2019, 30% of enterprises will deploy SD-WAN technology in their branches.

Gartner further estimates that by 2019, 80% of enterprise traffic will be encrypted and 50% of attacks targeting enterprise will be hidden in encrypted traffic. So intrusion prevention, web filtering and anti-malware must be considered by security architects.

— The Summit Express


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