Fortinet announced the version 3.2 of FortiCloud, a major update to their leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering for SMBs and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs). The FortiCloud 3.2 enables full management of FortiGate devicesto centralize deployment, management and analytics across Fortinet’s Unified Threat Management (UTM), Wireless Access Point, Switch and Sandboxing solutions.FortiCloud’s ease-of-use and high value make it the ideal solution for SMBs who need superior security fabric defenses and provides the ideal entry-point for new and existing MSSPs to deliver superior security services to their customers.
SMBs also face unique cybersecurity challenges as they often have limited security budgets and resource-constrained IT departments tasked with defending against an increasingly hostile threat landscape. FortiCloud version 3.2 adds full management capabilities to the existing analytics and log retention features, enabling total control over an organization’s Security Fabric through a centralized and intuitive SaaS console.
Turnkey and cloud-based provisioning of FortiGate, FortiAP and FortiSwitch products requires little expertise to get devices up and running. Granular access controls, application usage policies, and sandbox integration enhances protection against advanced threats and zero-days. A Cloud-based, SaaS model easily scales as business grows and eliminates hardware costs for increased value.
The anywhere-anytime security management capabilities combined with multi-tenancy features also make FortiCloud the perfect entry point for new and existing MSSPs looking to deliver industry-leading security services to their customers. FortiCloud simplifies deployment and configuration of customer services, while greatly reducing the staff required to monitor and troubleshoot client networks. FortiCloud’s SaaS model offers a low total cost of ownership and operational efficiencies that helps new service providers enter the market and delivers fast return on investment for existing partners so they can quickly generate recurring revenue and higher margins.