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SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cyber security solutions, announced that Volkswagen Groupe Retail France (VGRF), France’s leading retail group of the Volkswagen Group’s brands, has deployed Fortinet’s FortiGate Secure SD-WAN and extended to SD-Branch across its branches, achieving secure LAN and WAN integration.
As part of the Security Fabric, Fortinet’s SD-WAN capabilities enabled by its NGFWs have allowed VGRF to adopt a hybrid WAN that helps connect geographically distributed WANs and route traffic over a variety of links, including MPLS. Fortinet’s FortiGate Secure SD-WAN solution is a single platform that provides multiple features, such as routing, WAN optimization, application control and next-generation security, enabling VGRF to manage its WAN and security systems from a single interface. As a result, VGRF can now differentiate between types of traffic across its WAN, making it possible to manage latency and prioritize business-critical applications and traffic.
With more than 2,300 employees across more than 70 locations in France, VGRF has revamped its network infrastructure over the past four years to achieve its business goals, including standardizing configurations across all its branches. VGRF was looking for a security provider who would offer a breadth and depth of solutions and features that are scalable and reliable. To achieve this, they deployed the Fortinet Security Fabric comprised of best-of-breed products and solutions, including Fortinet’s FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalls, FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer.
“Rolling out Fortinet’s secure SD-WAN solution as part of the Security Fabric has been a seamless process and was done without redesigning our network since all the solutions deployed were easily integrated into our security ecosystem. Volkswagen Groupe Retail France has achieved advanced security, complete visibility and easier management with a single-pane-of-glass through the Security Fabric. We are also delighted by Fortinet’s delivery of best-in-class performance as we leverage wireless access points, switches, access management platforms, and more provided through the Security Fabric.”
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 375,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn more at http://www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.
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