Fortinet SASE And Google Cloud Deliver Secure Connectivity For Hybrid Workforces

Fortinet’s expanded partnership with Google Cloud makes it easier to provide secure connectivity for hybrid workforces. 

  • November 29, 2023 | Author: Allison Bergamo
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Your clients enjoy the freedom of working from virtually any location using a variety of devices to access critical business data and applications. However, they are also expanding their organization’s attack surface, making your job to secure their web applications that much harder. Fortinet’s expanded partnership with Google Cloud makes it easier to provide secure connectivity for hybrid workforces. 

Fortinet recently announced an expanded partnership with Google Cloud to increase its SASE Points of Presence (POPs) globally. With dedicated interconnect and high availability from Google Cloud, Fortinet can deliver optimized and secure connectivity to your clients’ distributed workforces. 

Fortinet Universal SASE’s single-vendor approach converges networking and security into a cloud-based service. Security services like AI-powered secure web gateway, zero-trust network accesscloud access security broker Firewall-as-a-Service and network services like SD-WAN run on one OS and can all be managed with a single console. This enables unified policy enforcement and threat protection, which makes your job a lot easier.

So, what does this mean for your clients? Fortinet’s global SASE architecture provides their remote and hybrid employees with secure access to their data and applications from anywhere. Fortinet’s expanded partnership with Google Cloud also delivers identity-based secure access and consistent security across any work location.

Industry Recognition For Fortinet SASE

Fortinet is the pioneer and leader of secure SD-WAN, which is the foundation of its Universal SASE solution. Universal SASE uses the same FortiOS operating system and AI-powered security services as its secure SD-WAN and cloud-delivered security service edge (SSE) solutions. 

Fortinet’s SASE and SD-WAN solutions have also been recognized by Gartner, Inc. and Forrester.

  • Fortinet was named a Challenger in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Single-Vendor SASE. This Magic Quadrant is the first of its kind, and Fortinet is one of only eight vendors included. Fortinet is recognized for its Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision.
  • Fortinet also was named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust Edge Solutions, Q3 2023 report. Forrester used 32 criteria to identify the most significant vendors and then evaluated their ZTE solutions. In the evaluation, Fortinet tied for the highest score in the ZTE strategy category, and our SASE solution was recognized for its capabilities. According to the Forrester report, with the FortiSASE platform, “Fortinet balances security and networking with eye-popping value.”

Read the announcement to learn how Fortinet’s expanded partnership with Google Cloud will provide additional value for your clients’ hybrid workforces.

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