Fortinet, Inc.
Nov 9, 2017

Fortinet Recognized as Ingram Micro Security Vendor of the Year

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

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Fortinet® (NASDAQ:FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced it has received the Security Vendor of the Year Award from Ingram Micro Inc., the world's largest wholesale technology distributor. Presented during Ingram Micro Experience 2018, the win celebrates the increasing demand and brand awareness within the IT channel for Fortinet's Security Fabric solutions.

The annual event, hosted by Agency Ingram Micro was held on October 27 in Anaheim, Calif. Nearly 30 vendors earned the title of "Vendor of the Year" across more than two dozen high profile technology categories including cloud, consumer technology, advanced solutions and consumer and global markets. The winning partners were evaluated across a variety of criteria and key performance indicators, including collaboration, marketing and sales.

Jennifer Anaya, vice president, marketing, Ingram Micro
"The channel is home to tens of thousands of incredible and innovative organizations that realize the business value in going-to-market with Ingram Micro. We are honored to present the Security Vendor of the Year Award to Fortinet for going above and beyond with Ingram Micro to better serve the needs of our channel partners and help their end-customers achieve their business goals faster and with greater engagement and accountability."

Jon Bove, vice president of channel sales at Fortinet
"It is a true honor to receive Ingram Micro's Security Vendor of the Year award. Working together to deliver innovative Security Fabric protections across the entire attack surface and enabling partners to provide Professional and Managed Security Services, Fortinet and Ingram Micro jointly invest in go-to-market, technical enablement and other strategic activities to drive continued growth and work closely to enable our partners throughout the entire sales cycle."

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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 330,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn more at http://www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.    

About Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro helps businesses Realize the Promise of Technology™. It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Unrivaled agility, deep market insights and the trust and dependability that come from decades of proven relationships, set Ingram Micro apart and ahead. Discover how Ingram Micro can help you Realize the Promise of Technology. More at www.ingrammicro.com.

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