Fortinet Announces Investment in UBIqube to Bolster Cybersecurity Automation across Multi-Vendor Environments
John Whittle, VP, corporate development & strategic alliances, general counsel at
"Fortinet is committed to advancing cybersecurity innovation through ongoing product development, partnerships and strategic investments. We actively evaluate cutting-edge technologies that interoperate with our Security Fabric and that bring a differentiated solution to market to best protect our global customers. UBIqube, an existing Fabric-Ready Partner, provides a vendor-agnostic SDN and NFV orchestration solution, enabling large enterprise and service provider customers to deploy new security functionality with speed, flexibility and scale. Our investment in UBIqube further demonstrates our commitment to deliver an automated Security Fabric that helps protect multi-vendor networks."
Fortinet® (NASDAQ:FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced a strategic investment in UBIqube.
- UBIqube is a Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner that provides a software solution for network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) orchestration.
- Strategic investment demonstrates Fortinet's commitment to supporting an open ecosystem with security automation across multi-vendor environments.
- Investment will enhance ongoing product development and integration, go-to-market and distribution strategies.
Fortinetis investing along with co-investors Fujitsu (TYO:6702) and NTT DOCOMO Ventures.
Security Orchestration and Automation for Multi-Vendor Environments
Fortinet's Security Fabric and UBIqube's MSActivator jointly enable service providers and enterprise customers to rapidly provision, manage and automate security services. The combined solution not only reduces operational complexity and costs, but also enhances design flexibility and service customization. Furthermore, UBIqube's abstraction middleware technology allows it to easily embed into
"UBIqube's vision is to democratize the design of services over networking and security technologies, and a critical factor is augmenting strategic alliances with market-leading technology providers like Fortinet," said
Fortinet's investment in UBIqube, coupled with the expanded partnership, is intended to enhance joint product development and joint go-to-market efforts, including training, sales enablement,
and distribution strategies. The investment in UBIqube demonstrates Fortinet's long-standing commitment to supporting cutting-edge innovations, which includes prior investments in companies such as
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