Fortinet and Wiz Team Up to Protect Enterprise Cloud Workload Environments
SUNNYVALE, Calif. and NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global cybersecurity leader driving the convergence of networking and security, and Wiz, provider of the top-ranked Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP), today announced that Wiz has joined the Fortinet Fabric-Ready Technology Alliance Partner Program and Fortinet has joined the Wiz Integration (WIN) Program. The two companies have jointly developed an integrated solution to help enterprises protect their cloud workload environments with leading network security from Fortinet and leading cloud security from Wiz.
Partnering to Secure Cloud Environments
The partnership will benefit joint Wiz and Fortinet customers by enabling them to better secure their cloud infrastructure and workloads.
Fortinet continues to expand its Open Ecosystem with this partnership. Wiz CNAPP capabilities help organizations gain visibility into their entire cloud environment, so they can prioritize and manage risk. Fortinet FortiGate VM Next-Generation Firewall virtual appliance and FortiGate CNF cloud-native firewall deliver consistent cloud network security to protect cloud infrastructure and workloads.
“The new integration will add value for our joint enterprise customers and enable them to seamlessly protect cloud workload environments with leading network security from Fortinet, and leading cloud security from Wiz,” said John Maddison, Chief Marketing Officer and EVP, Product Strategy at Fortinet. “Fortinet continues to expand its Open Ecosystem with Wiz to better help enterprises and large organizations secure any application journey on any cloud.”
“Having a world-class partner like Fortinet as part of WIN testifies to the power of a ‘together’ approach,” said Raaz Herzberg, VP, Product Strategy at Wiz. “We’re also thrilled to be joining the Fortinet Open Ecosystem. Combining forces allows us to deliver significant value: empowering security teams so they can meet diverse needs quickly, driving more value across the organization and adopting a new cloud operating model.”
The Fortinet-Wiz solution is well-suited for enterprises and commercial customers that are looking for a comprehensive, feature-rich solution. Fortinet also offers additional cloud-native solutions that are lightweight and optimized for small and medium-sized businesses that are also integrated with the Fortinet Security Fabric.
The Fortinet-Wiz Integration
Customers can define their own automation rules within Wiz, which offers flexibility and customization capabilities. Additional integrations and use cases will be defined and implemented over time.
About the Fortinet Fabric-Ready Technology Alliance Partner Program
About Wiz Integrations (WIN)
Wiz secures everything organizations build and run in the cloud. Founded in 2020, Wiz is the fastest-growing software company in the world, scaling from $1M to $100M ARR in 18 months. Wiz enables hundreds of organizations worldwide, including 35 percent of the Fortune 100, to rapidly identify and remove critical risks in cloud environments. Its customers include Salesforce, Slack, Mars, BMW, Avery Dennison, Priceline, Cushman & Wakefield, DocuSign, Plaid, and Agoda, among others. Wiz is backed by Sequoia, Index Ventures, Insight Partners, Salesforce, Blackstone, Advent, Greenoaks, Lightspeed and Aglaé. Visit https://www.wiz.io/ for more information.
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