MEC Signs with Fortinet as PH Distributor

MEC Signs Partnership Contract with Fortinet to Distribute Enterprise-Grade Network Security Products.

MEC is Now Fortinet Distributor

MANDALUYONG, Philippines – 17 December 2014 – MEC Networks Corporation, Philippine’s premier ICT distributor signed a partnership contract with Fortinet, a worldwide provider of network security appliances at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel. The contract signing appoints MEC as an official distributor of Fortinet’s enterprise-grade network security products in the Philippines.

Merrick Chua, President of MEC Networks Corporation, believes that Fortinet’s advantage is its capacity for enterprise security and advanced threat detection – helping organizations achieve sustainability in their workflows and operations. As a value-added distributor, MEC invests in resources such as engineering, marketing, and return merchandise authorization in order to provide services that will ensure that its pool of brands are well-placed among industries.

George Chang, Regional Manager of Fortinet, explained that MEC complements well Fortinet’s expansion not only in security but also in the development of web-based applications. Since MEC is well-known ICT distributor in the country, Fortinet has seen the the company’s capability to deliver network security products in the Philippines. With MEC’s market placement, Fortinet believes that both parties can mutually benefit from the said partnership.


Through MEC’s distributorship, Fortinet is expected to provide integrated and high-performance protection against network security threats. Fortinet’s products suite that will be carried by MEC includes high performance Next-Generation Firewall, UTM FortiGate Platform, FortiOS 5 Network Security Operating System, and FortiCarrier OS Mobility/Wireless LTE Security.

About Fortinet
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in Network Security (FW/NGFW/UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2012 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet’s flagship Network Security solution consists of FortiGate physical and virtual appliance products that provide a broad array of security and networking functions, including firewall, VPN, antivirus, intrusion prevention, Web filtering, antispam, and WAN acceleration. For more information, visit Fortinet at

About MEC Networks Corporation
MEC Networks Corporation is one of the Philippine’s leading Value Added ICT Distributor. With offices both in Metro Manila and Cebu City and its over 20 years of reseller, integrators and market coverage, MEC has elevated to be a prime and preferred ICT Distributor of choice. On top of the distribution competence, value added services through presales engineering, post sales deployment services, training, certifications and customer services have been the company’s market value and differentiator. MEC’s spectrum of ICT solutions coupled with the corresponding technical expertise ranges from Connectivity, Wired Networks, Wireless Infrastructure, IP & Unified Communications, Physical Security, Network Security, Network Performance, and Servers and Storage. For more information, visit MEC Networks Corporation at

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