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Fusion Connect Expands Portfolio with Release of Fortinet-Based SD-WAN Solution

By CIOReview | Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Integrating network and security functionality creates a cost-effective solution attractive for any business customer.

FREMONT, CA: After appointments of key leadership, Fusion Connect, a Managed Services Provider, announces the expansion of its advanced network solutions portfolio. Building on years of designing, implementing, and managing award-winning SD-WAN services, Fusion Connect will provide customers even better functionality and simpler overall network designs to keep up with their growing demand for secure networks by using Fortinet Secure SD-WAN for a new service offering.

By combining Fortinet into its product portfolio, Fusion Connect offers an option for cloud-ready networking functionalities that include Managed Security (Firewall, AV/Malware, IDS/IPS, and WebFiltering) on a single platform that will drive greater application performance for vital services like the Fusion Connect Unified Communications offerings. Integrating network functionality and security creates efficiency and industry-leading, cost-effective SD-WAN offerings. This is robust enough that as customer bandwidth demands increase, there is a seamless path for customer growth long-term, minus the complex licensing or forklift upgrades of the past.

Business customers of all sizes and across all verticals can take advantage of this new offering. Fusion Connect is excited to expand its capabilities on top of its already comprehensive set of foundational products and services like broadband, fiber, and wireless. The Fortinet SD-WAN technology complements the company's other offerings, creating even more choice to allow tailored networks at compelling price points for its customer needs of today and tomorrow.

Fortinet is pleased that Fusion Connect selected our Secure SD-WAN solution as they continue to expand their managed services offerings. Fortinet Secure SD-WAN delivers self-healing SD-WAN capabilities, advanced routing, and advanced security in a single solution. This unique approach will empower Fusion to further differentiate and grow their business.