Fortinet delivers FortiGate network security platform on Amazon Web Services Cloud

Fortinet today announced that the company’s flagship award-winning FortiGate security platform is now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

March 26, 2014

FortiGate-VM on AWS to Help Customers Extend Enterprise Security Into Their Public Cloud Deployments

Fortinet® – a world leader in high-performance network security – today announced that the company’s flagship award-winning FortiGate® security platform is now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS), a division of Amazon.com, Inc., in the AWS Marketplace.

FortiGate-VM is strategically designed to help customers better mitigate potential blind spots by implementing critical network security controls including bi-directional stateful firewalling, intrusion prevention and VPN within their virtual private cloud (VPC). Today’s announcement marks the fourth Fortinet security solution available on AWS.

Last year, the company announced the availability of FortiManager-VM and FortiAnalyzer-VM on AWS, which enable customers to deploy security management and reporting to all FortiGate and FortiGate-VM security technologies running at the edge, in internal networks, at remote offices, within core data centres or deployed in the cloud. And they’re able to do it from a single, centralized management platform. In 2012, the company released FortiWeb-VM for Web application security, which helps secure Web applications and meet compliance requirements.

“Our unique and innovative business model delivers a secure and reliable payment model that helps prevent fraud for our customers and their loved ones,” said James Burns, director of security for True Link Financial. “Since we had already invested in Fortinet security solutions for our corporate network, when it came to processing credit card and other financial transactions securely in our data centre, we were confident we could rely on FortiGate-VM on AWS to provide protection, performance and encrypted communications for our mission-critical services.”

“We are pleased to see Fortinet continuing to expand its offerings on AWS through AWS Marketplace with their FortiGate platform,” said Brian Matsubara, Head of Global Technology Alliances, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “By bringing their security platform to AWS, Fortinet is providing scalable network security controls to customers around the world.”