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Fortinet Delivers High-Performance Network Security for Microsoft Azure

Extending Its Cloud Platform, Fortinet’s FortiGate-VM Helps Secure and Achieve Compliance for Microsoft Azure Enterprise Customers Globally

Last May 6, 2015, Fortinet has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to provide High-performance Network Security for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft’s cloud computing platform for building, deploying and managing applications and services. Fortinet’s FortiGate-VM Next Generation Firewall helps Azure customers improve security for their cloud-based workloads and meet security and compliance requirements.

Fortinet Delivers High-Performance Network Security for Microsoft Azure

Fortinet Delivers High-Performance Network Security for Microsoft Azure

FortiGate-VM is designed to help customers improve their mitigation of potential blind spots by implementing critical network security controls including bi-directional stateful Firewalling, Intrusion Prevention, Application Control, VPN, along with additional security controls within their Azure Virtual Network.
 

Vice President, Marketing Products at Fortinet

As a global leader in IT infrastructure services, Microsoft is an ideal choice for Fortinet to collaborate with. The announcement of our expanded relationship for Azure further extends both Fortinet’s broad cloud computing portfolio and our commitment to protecting customer applications in cloud environments.

John Maddison, , Vice President, Marketing Products at Fortinet

 

FortiGate-VM at a Glance
Fortinet’s FortiGate Virtual Appliances mitigate security blind spots by implementing essential security controls within cloud infrastructures. They also allow for the rapid provisioning of security infrastructure whenever and wherever it is needed. FortiGate virtual appliances feature all of the security-enhanced and networking services common to traditional hardware-based FortiGate appliances. With the addition of virtual appliances from Fortinet, organization can deploy a mix of hardware and virtual solutions, operating together and managed from a common centralized platform.
 

Director of Program Management, Microsoft Azure

We are excited to have Fortinet’s network security solutions available via a ‘bring your own license’ subscription on the Azure marketplace. By bringing the Fortinet security platform to our cloud offering, Fortinet is providing scalable, enhanced security controls to customers around the world.

Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management, Microsoft Azure

Source: (Fortinet)

 

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