SOURCE: Fortinet


February 16, 2011 11:44 ET

Media Alert: Fortinet Presents 'Core Network Security for a Hospital - From Bandwidth Management to Social Networking' at HIMSS Conference 2011

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - February 16, 2011) - Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leading network security provider and the worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions -- today announced that it will present "Core Network Security for a Hospital - From Bandwidth Management to Social Networking" on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at booth #218 at HIMSS11. 

WHAT: "Core Network Security for a Hospital - From Bandwidth Management to Social Networking" During this presentation, Fortinet's Mark Hanson will ask the questions, "Is the security of your network and managing bandwidth-intensive applications a concern? Do employees using social networking sites cause you headaches?" By attending this presentation you will learn how you can provide network security while preserving network bandwidth, controlling inappropriate network usage and reduce total cost of ownership.

WHO: Mark Hanson is Fortinet's Director of Strategic Healthcare accounts, where he is responsible for Fortinet's Healthcare team focused on defining and delivering the new generation of firewalls to the healthcare industry. Mark has held prominent roles at security companies such as Breach Security, GuardianEdge Technologies, Symantec and Cisco Systems. Mark holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master of Science - Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 22, from 4:15-5p.m. EST at the New & Emerging Technology pavilion, booth #218.

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About Fortinet (
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2009 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet's flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Fortinet's broad product line goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise -- from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world.

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