LAS VEGAS, March 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

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 2017. These partners demonstrated a commitment to deliver the very best cybersecurity solutions that 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 2017. Working together, we have all greatly contributed to a more secure digital future."

News Summary Fortinet® (NASDAQ:FTNT) - a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced at its global partner and user conference, Accelerate 18, the winners of its 2017 Partner of the Year Awards. The awards recognize outstanding cybersecurity sales, customer experience, collaboration, and marketing achievements from the company's distributors and resellers around the world.

Fortinet 2017 Partner of the Year Award Winners:
FortiHero - Global Partner of the Year
Hughes Networks
Partner of the Year
US: CDW / CAN:Integra Data GTlink Magellan, Germany Comnet Co., Ltd.,Thailand Otsuka Corporation
Distributor Partner of the Year
North America LATAM EMEA APAC Japan
Tech Data NorthAmerica Adistec BOLL EngineeringAG, Switzerland Pacific Tech Pte Ltd,Singapore SCSK Corporation
Fabric Partner of the Year
North America LATAM EMEA APAC Japan
SHI ConsultingServices ITI InnovazioneTecnologica Italiana,Italy Syscom Inc., Taiwan NEC Fielding, Ltd.
Growth Partner of the Year
North America LATAM EMEA APAC Japan
Kudelski Security Atlas Dynamic Systems,Saudi Arabia Seccom Global,Australia NTTCommunicationsCorporation

This year's award winners were announced at the sold out Fortinet Accelerate 18 global partner and user conference, being held at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Accelerate 18 is host to more than 2,300 attendees representing over 1,700 different partner and customer organizations who have travelled from over 90 countries. Accelerate 18 offers a unique opportunity for partners and customers to gain insights about Fortinet's Security Fabric architecture, 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 FortinetFortinet (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 features 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, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.   


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