Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, recently announced a new partnership with Thrive, a leading provider of NexGen managed services designed to drive business outcomes through application enablement and optimization.
Thrive’s Managed Secure SD-WAN service, powered by Fortinet Secure SD-WAN, delivers both networking and security capabilities in a unified solution providing application performance, consolidated management with advanced protection against threats.
The Fortinet partnership further strengthens Thrive’s innovative and robust portfolio of NextGen managed services. The SD-WAN collaboration enables Thrive to deliver improved Cloud and SaaS performance without compromising security, enhanced network resiliency with automated protection, reduced operating expenses, and visibility into network and application performance.
“Thrive’s Managed Secure SD-WAN service, powered by Fortinet Secure SD-WAN, delivers security-driven SD-WAN with application-aware network optimization and integrated advanced security services within a single network appliance,” said Michael Gray, Chief Technology Officer at Thrive. “We are proud to partner with Fortinet to deliver improved cloud and SaaS performance and enhanced network resiliency for our customers across several verticals, including financial, healthcare and legal. The solution enables a competitive advantage in mitigating security threats throughout their environment whether it is on-premises, remote, or in the Cloud. Since using Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN solution, Thrive’s business has grown with increased revenue and sales while reducing TCO by over 30 percent.”
Fortinet’s Security-driven Networking approach to SD-WAN delivers self-healing SD-WAN capabilities, advanced routing, and advanced security in a single solution, allowing service providers to limit overhead and realize a significant return on investment.
Read the press release here.