Flō Networks partners with Fortinet to expand connectivity services.

Flō Networks unveiled the strengthening of its security alternatives for SD-WAN managed services with the integration of network and security solutions from Fortinet, a company specialized in comprehensive, integrated, and automated cybersecurity.

The leader in connectivity solutions announced that through a strategic partnership, they would integrate Fortinet’s technology into their extensive network infrastructure to strengthen their offering of secure and efficient traffic routing solutions between corporate and branch offices, data centers, and the cloud in the U.S., Mexico and 12 countries in the Americas, where they currently operate.

“We have fully managed SD-WAN services, in which Flō Networks acts as a single point of contact for the complete solution, including SD-WAN, software licenses, and managed WAN services,” stated Martha Elena Cedillo, Vice President of Enterprise Sales at Flō Networks.

On the partnership with Fortinet, Cedillo pointed out that it “allows them to have an even more complete portfolio to create secure, flexible, resilient, and managed networks for our customers across the continent.”

To help address the scale and variety of cyber threats that continue to grow, with more than 91 billion cyberattack attempts reported in Latin America and the Caribbean in the first half of 2021, Flō Networks will also expand its managed firewall service with the addition of Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN, providing a solution that combines security and connectivity in a single device.

“Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN is one of many examples of Fortinet’s commitment to developing innovative solutions that integrate networking and security,” said Jose Medina, Fortinet’s Business Development Manager for Service Providers in Latin America and the Caribbean. He also added that they are pleased with their partnership with Flō Networks “to securely enable their customers to access applications and workloads with the best user experience.”

Flō Networks’ team of experts supports its customers in finding connectivity solutions tailored to their needs with flexible and scalable network infrastructure, providing world-class service.

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About Flō Networks
Founded as Transtelco, Flō Networks is a leading business connectivity services company in the United States, Mexico, and the Americas, providing managed and data services to a wide range of organizations, from mid-sized businesses to multinational corporations. Its wholesale carrier and business services operate over a vast fiber-optic infrastructure that includes metropolitan and regional networks connecting countries throughout the Americas. Enterprise services include direct connectivity to the leading clouds, managed SD-WAN services, dedicated Internet access, and private lines, allowing customers to create and manage a network that suits their needs. Find more information at flo.net.

About Fortinet
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) enables a digital world we can always trust through its mission to protect people, devices, and data everywhere. This is why the world’s largest companies, service providers, and government organizations choose Fortinet to accelerate their digital journey securely. The Fortinet Security Fabric platform delivers comprehensive, integrated, and automated protection across the entire digital attack surface, securing critical devices, data, applications, and connections from the data center to the cloud to the home office. Ranked #1 with the most security devices shipped worldwide, more than 530,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. In addition, the Fortinet NSE Training Institute, an initiative within Fortinet’s Training Advancement Agenda (TAA), offers one of the largest and most comprehensive training programs to make cybersecurity training and new career opportunities available to all. Learn more at https://www.fortinet.com/lat, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.