The service combines the global capabilities of Fortinet Secure SD-WAN with the managed security and cloud services of Telefónica Tech, the two companies said.
Telefónica Tech customers, in turn, can leverage managed security, connectivity and secure access service edge (SASE) capabilities for remote employees.
The managed SD-WAN service will debut first in Spain, and then expand to Europe and the Americas. Specific launch dates for each region were not disclosed.
Fortinet and Telefónica Tech: Longstanding Security Partnership
The Fortinet and Telefónica Tech partnership extends back to 2016. More recently, Telefónica became a Fortinet Regional Partner in Europe in June 2020, and is a Fabric-Ready technology alliance partner in the Fortinet Open Ecosystem.