Telefónica Tech, Telefónica’s digital business unit, and Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, are expanding their current strategic alliance, and have announced the launch of a new global managed service centred around a security-driven networking approach to SD-WAN. The new service converges networking and security functionality into a single integrated offering to empower the hybrid work era and enable users to have optimal performance and security while connecting from offices, factories or sites and extend this experience when remotely accessing business applications.
John Maddison, EVP of Products and CMO at Fortinet, said: “We are dedicated to working with our partners to develop solutions based on security-driven networking principles to solve customer challenges and protect people, devices and data everywhere.”
Combining the global capabilities of Fortinet Secure SD-WAN with the managed security and cloud services of Telefónica Tech ensures quality of experience and security no matter where users are located by providing agile connectivity and next-generation managed security ready for multi-cloud environments. The hybrid and cloud-centric work model, adopted to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, is the new normal and even as offices begin to reopen, organisations have been accelerating the migration of their services to the cloud to allow employees to work from anywhere.Click below to share this article