Fortinet, Inc.
Jan 12, 2017

Fortinet Honors 2016 Partner of the Year Award Winners

Top Network Security Partners and Distributors Celebrate Joint Success at Fortinet Accelerate 2017 Global Partner Conference

LAS VEGAS - FORTINET ACCELERATE 2017 CONFERENCE, Jan. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

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Fortinet® (NASDAQ:FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced the winners of its 2016 partner of the year awards. Fortinet's 2016 Partner of the Year awards recognize outstanding cybersecurity sales, customer experience, collaboration, and marketing achievements from the company's distributors and resellers around the world.

Fortinet 2016 Partner of the Year Award Winners:

FortiHero - Global Partner of the Year
Santa Monica Networks Oy, Finland
Partner of the Year
US / CanadaLATAMEMEAAPACJapan
CDW, US / INSA,
Canada
GTLinkOrange
Cyberdefence,
France
Syscom Computer
Engineering, Taiwan
Otsuka Corporation
Distribution Partner of the Year
US / CanadaLATAMEMEAAPACJapan
Ingram MicroWestcon GroupsExclusive Network
Group
Innovix Distribution
Limited Hong Kong
SCSK Corporation
Enhanced Technology Partner of the Year
US / CanadaLATAMEMEAAPACJapan
SHIGamma
Ingenieros SAS
Innovative Solutions
(KSA), Saudi Arabia
O2 Networks Pty
Ltd., Australia
Hitachi Systems, Ltd.
Growth Partner of the Year
US / CanadaLATAMEMEAAPACJapan
VLCMDANRESABusiness Connexion
Pty Ltd., South
Africa
MEC, PhilippinesSoftBank Commerce
& Service Corp

Ken Xie, founder, chairman of the board and chief executive officer at Fortinet
"I would like to congratulate this year's winners for their significant achievements in 2016. These partners demonstrated a commitment to deliver the very best cybersecurity solutions and defend their customers against today's increasingly advanced threat landscape. I would also like to extend my gratitude to all of our partners for their dedication and achievements in 2016. Working together, we have all greatly contributed to a more secure digital future."

This year's award winners were announced at the Fortinet Accelerate 2017 global partner conference, being held at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Accelerate 2017 is host to more than 1,300 attendees representing 696 different partner organizations who have travelled from over 90 countries. Accelerate 2017 offers a unique opportunity for partners and customers to gain insights about Fortinet's Security Fabric vision, provide direct feedback to Fortinet leadership, learn to maximize Fortinet's enablement programs, and gain and share best practices with the cybersecurity industry's best and brightest.

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About Fortinet
Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 290,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn more at http://www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.    

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