Cyber Security Leaders Symantec & Fortinet Partners Together to Bring-in Comprehensive Cloud Security Service

One of the world’s leading cyber security companies, Symantec and Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, join hands to offer customers with the industry’s most comprehensive and robust security solutions. The partnership will deliver essential security controls across endpoint, network, and cloud environments.

Commenting on the partnership, Art Gilliland, EVP & GM – Enterprise Products, Symantec, avers, “As the first step in this technology partnership, we plan to deliver best-of-breed security through the combination of enterprise-class advanced firewall controls to Symantec’s industry-leading network security service. Through this partnership, we hope to provide joint customers the power of Symantec’s Integrated Cyber Defense Platform bolstered by Fortinet’s leading NGFW in an integrated solution that’s easy to use and deploy”.

Fortinet’s industry-leading FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall with Symantec WSS will lead to a most comprehensive set of cloud-delivered threat prevention capabilities in a single service offering on the market today. Also, Symantec’s protection solution integrated into Fortinet Security Fabric Platform will provide customers with real time, actionable threat intelligence and automated response for exploit-driven attacks and advanced malware. The collaboration will help both companies to plan engage in joint go-to-market activities.

Rajesh Maurya, Regional Vice President, India & SAAARC, Fortinet, comments, “With today’s announcement, two industry leaders are coming together to provide enterprise-class capabilities across cloud, network, and endpoint security. Upon completion of the integration, Symantec cloud web gateway customers will be able to benefit from Fortinet’s enterprise-class advanced firewall controls, and for the first time ever, Fortinet customers will be able to purchase the industry-leading FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall via FWaaS. With the addition of Symantec as a Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner, Symantec’s endpoint security solution will be validated to seamlessly integrate with the Fortinet Security Fabric platform to provide more consistent and effective protection for joint customers”.

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