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8 MSSPs Add Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to Their Portfolios


MSSPs are increasingly using the Fortinet Secure SD-WAN solution to deliver new value-added managed services for their customers, the company said in announcing eight additions to its portfolio on October 11.

Fortinet noted that the new MSSPs have started using Fortinet Secure SD-WAN "as the foundation for new and differentiated secure networking services." Here are Fortinet's latest additions:

What Fortinet Secure SD-WAN Offers MSSPs

Secure SD-WAN supports cloud-first, security-sensitive and global enterprises and the hybrid workforce, Fortinet noted. It provides MSSPs with SD-WAN, next-generation firewall (NGFW), advanced routing and zero trust network access (ZTNA) application gateway functions. Accordingly, the solution enables MSSPs to help their customers secure and manage their hybrid environments.

Meanwhile, MSSPs continue to leverage Fortinet Secure Networking solutions "as they seek new tools to stay competitive in the rapidly evolving networking market," the company said.

Commenting on its affiliation with Fortinet, Alejandro García, product manager SD-WAN & Connectivity Services at Evolutio, said:

"As cloud adoption soars, traditional networks struggle to keep up, hindering progress and impacting digital trust. Our secure SD-WAN collaboration with Fortinet forms a secure foundation, providing networks with scalability and robust security."

Fortinet Prioritizes MSSPs and Their Customers

Along with announcing new MSSP partnerships, Fortinet has made several moves in 2023 to further extend its MSSP market reach:

Moving forward, Fortinet is dedicated to delivering innovations that support MSSPs and their customers, the company stated. And that way, MSSPs can continue to use Fortinet's Secure Networking solutions and many others to "drive better business outcomes."

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.