Masergy is honored to announce that we were named Fortinet’s 2021 Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Partner of the Year. The Fortinet Partner of the Year Awards were presented during the Accelerate 2021 Digital Edition event and recognize dedicated partners around the world. This is the second time Masergy has received this recognition.
The MSSP Partner of the Year award is presented to partners who demonstrate innovation, growth, and alignment with Fortinet. Indeed, Masergy and Fortinet work together in delivering a differentiated and fully managed SD-WAN offering. Our joint solutions help organizations of all sizes transform their WAN edge with a security-driven approach that encompasses advanced technologies from Fortinet and end-to-end network and security services provided by Masergy. We selected Fortinet as a best-of-breed SD-WAN partner due to their expertise in security and our mutual commitment to the premise that networking and security need to be inextricably tied.
“Both Masergy and Fortinet strongly believe in enabling all WAN-edge outcomes for customers, and our security-driven networking approach to tightly integrate SD-WAN and security is resonating well with IT leaders,” said Satish Madiraju, Fortinet’s Director, Products & Solutions at Fortinet, in an earlier article explaining our partnership.
Fortinet’s award goes to partners who show increased product adoption starting with the FortiGates and deepening their integrations across the Fortinet fabric of solutions. Masergy’s Managed SD-WAN Secure solutions are powered by FortiGate SD-WAN edge devices, next-gen cloud firewalls, advanced routing, and secure web gateway, giving clients the simplicity of having must-have security capabilities built directly into their cloud networking platform. These Fortinet technologies are also rounded out by Masergy’s 24/7 threat detection and response services, which give clients the security operations teams required to turn technology insights into the true actions of security defense. Our three global SOCs are known for 19+ years of threat intelligence, mature incident response processes, as well as highly tenured analysts and industry-certified professionals.
Fortinet celebrates leading partners because they align with their strategic priorities and demonstrate a commitment to Fortinet and its customers. Today’s trends in network-security convergence and SASE (secure access service edge) only bring Masergy and Fortinet closer together. Masergy SASE solutions are uniquely positioned to compete in this new market with Gartner-recognized offerings that come in a single cloud platform delivered as a fully managed service. Among other technologies, our SASE offering includes: