Fortinet Announcement

Fortinet, a global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, has recently announced improvements to its FortiCloud management system. In addition, it announced a new line of cloud managed wireless access points. This marks yet another investment into the secure wireless networking market. Fortinet’s “FortiAP-S series” wireless LAN (WLAN) APs among the most secure cloud managed Wi-Fi products in the world, so, companies will not need to compromise security while managing their enterprise wireless LAN from the cloud.

John Maddison, vice president of marketing at Fortinet, has stated “Fortinet’s new FortiAP-S series combines the flexibility of cloud management, the latest generation of wireless access point technology and the proven security of FortiGuard, all forming a secure wireless architecture for enterprise access networks. We can now apply mobile-specific security policies and updates such as application control and virus scanning directly to the wireless access points, giving the customer a layer of perimeter defense for BYOD devices.”
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The FortiAP-S series APs have a plethora of security features such as intrusion prevention, web filtering, rouge AP detection, antivirus security protection, granular application controls and more, all running directly on the access point. These features are backed by FortiGuard Labs’ threat intelligence. This level of hardware has been created through Fortinet’s extensive expertise.

Scott Fuhriman, vice president of sales and product development at TierPoint, a national provider of managed services, as said “We’ve worked closely with Fortinet to deliver best-in-class, business enabling wireless solutions that are tailored to meet the unique needs of each of our customers.”

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