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Fortinet Wins Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year Award for Security


Fortinet a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced that it has received the 2020 Google Cloud Global Technology Partner of the Year award for Security.

is an established Google Cloud Premier Partner and Google Cloud is an established Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner. Fortinet is being recognized as Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for security.

Fortinet was recognized for the company’s achievements in the Google Cloud ecosystem, helping joint customers:
  • Simplify security management with single-pane control across Google Cloud and on-premises data centers.
  • Gain cloud-native visibility and control into Google Cloud workloads and applications.
  • Strengthen endpoint security with cloud-native endpoint protection, detection, and response that is behavior-based rather than signature-based.
  • Leverage Fortinet Cloud Security Services Hub for scalable and multi-layer secure connectivity.
  • Optimize cost management with various consumption models based on customer choice, easily deploying native cloud security offerings in VM, and SaaS form factors with the flexibility of BYOL and PAYG (pay as you go) billing options.
Fortinet has partnered with Google Cloud for more than 5 years and has been significantly accelerating the partnership to support mutual customers in their transformation and journey to the cloud. With Google Cloud, Fortinet has now established a mutual top-tier partnership across companies to ensure customers’ workloads are secure and compliant, helping ease the burden on the company's overall brand protection.

The Fortinet adaptive cloud security for Google Cloud provides consistent, advanced enterprise security for customers with Google Cloud-based environments. The Fortinet Security Fabric protects business workloads across on-premises, data centers, and cloud environments — providing multi-layered security for cloud-based applications. The solution offers network, application, and cloud platform security capabilities provided in a variety of form factors including VM-, container-, and SaaS-delivered protection that natively integrates Fortinet security functionality into Google Cloud.

Cloud Native Edge and Endpoint Security
Fortinet has also partnered with Google Cloud to deliver modern endpoint protection, detection, and response to reduce the risk of compromised devices that enable user productivity and application delivery anywhere, any time. Specifically, Fortinet FortiEDR enhances Google Cloud’s edge and zero trust solutions and provides customers patented, behavior-based capability.

These capabilities detect violations of legitimate operating system activity, defuse violations in real-time without interrupting normal system operations, and classifies them with the help of both Artificial Intelligence in the cloud and remote expert human analysis in FortiGuard Labs. This capability has been consistently validated through independent, comparative tests run by AV-Comparatives, MITRE Engenuity, and customers themselves. Fortinet’s FortiEDR will also soon be available directly from the Google Cloud Marketplace.

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