Verizon Business enterprise and business market customers can leverage Fortinet Secure SD WAN to take a secure “work from anywhere” approach to their networks
Verizon Business announced the expansion of its global SD WAN offering with the addition of Verizon Software Defined Secure Branch with Fortinet Secure SD WAN.
The solution is designed to provide businesses, including enterprise and business market customers, with a converged networking and security solution “in-a-box” to secure and connect hybrid and remote workforces.
According to the Verizon Business 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report, which analyses 29,207 quality incidents, of which 5,258 were confirmed breaches, phishing attacks increased by 11 percent, while attacks using ransomware rose by 6 percent. Additionally, 85 percent of breaches involved a human element, while over 80 percent of breaches were discovered by external parties.
Deployed leveraging Fortinet Secure SD WAN, which integrates SD WAN, firewall, and advanced routing, this security-driven networking solution delivers quality of experience at any scale and enables consistent network and security policies. The solution also works with many types of network transports including MPLS, Internet, Broadband, and Wireless to enable hybrid WAN and LAN transformation. It builds upon the capabilities of traditional network routing with additional SD WAN and integrated security to help safeguard communications between network endpoints, either on-premises or in the cloud, and ensure organizations are better protected from the expanded attack surface introduced by remote and hybrid work. This simple, all-in-one solution provides customers with added agility and flexibility as they adjust their digital transformation agendas based on ever-changing business needs.