SOURCE: Fortinet

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July 13, 2015 09:00 ET

NTT Com Security and Fortinet Announce Global Security Partnership

Companies to Jointly Provide Capabilities in Cloud Security, Network Risk Management, SIEM, SDN and Virtualization to Companies Globally

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and THEALE, READING, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - July 13, 2015) - NTT Com Security, the global information security and risk management company, and Fortinet, a leader in high performance cyber security solutions, have entered into a formal partnership to provide expert security advice and world-class security solutions to organizations worldwide. The partnership includes incorporating the broad range of Fortinet security solutions into NTT Com Security solutions to help protect customers across the globe, irrespective of size or sector.

The new global security partnership is another step in the long-term business and technological relationship between the two companies. Fortinet and NTT Com Security will now collaborate across a number of technology deployments, uniquely positioned to offer support, consultancy advice and the delivery of solutions powered by Fortinet's market-leading technology under NTT Com Security's WideAngle portfolio. These include cloud security, firewall and network risk management, SIEM systems integration and SDN (software defined networking) and virtualization. Through this partnership, NTT Com Security will also benefit from Fortinet's experienced technical consultants to expand their support services in terms of incident management, operational risk reduction, support in complex architectural designs and implementations.

Simon Church, CEO of NTT Com Security, said: "As global experts in our respective fields, NTT Com Security and Fortinet both share a common goal to provide organizations struggling to manage a growing number of complex and advanced threats with expert advice and world-class security solutions. NTT Com Security's proven security expertise and global reach combined with Fortinet's best-of-breed solutions is a powerful combination."

"Our mission is to secure and simplify IT infrastructures as businesses increasingly look to adopt cloud-based systems and virtualization," said Ken Xie, CEO of Fortinet. "Through our partnership with NTT Com Security, we continue to expand our global value-added security services and solutions for organizations to protect their next-generation networks and datacenters."

The global security partnership between NTT Com Security and Fortinet extends the two company's existing relationship, whereby Fortinet's security platform is part of the solutions within NTT Communications' Cloud Managed Security Services.

About Fortinet
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) protects the most valuable assets of some of the largest enterprise, service provider and government organizations across the globe. The company's fast, secure and global cyber security solutions provide broad, high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT infrastructure. They are strengthened by the industry's highest level of threat research, intelligence and analytics. Unlike pure-play network security providers, Fortinet can solve organizations' most important security challenges, whether in networked, application or mobile environments -- be it virtualized/cloud or physical. More than 210,000 customers worldwide, including some of the largest and most complex organizations, trust Fortinet to protect their brands. Learn more at http://www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog or FortiGuard Labs.

About NTT Com Security
NTT Com Security (formerly Integralis) is a global information security and risk management organisation, which delivers a portfolio of managed security, business infrastructure, consulting and technology integration services through its WideAngle brand. NTT Com Security helps organizations lower their IT costs and increase the depth of IT security protection, risk management, compliance and service availability. NTT Com Security AG, is headquartered in Ismaning, Germany and part of the NTT Communications Group, owned by NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world. For more information, visit http://www.nttcomsecurity.com

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