Fortinet Wins Frost & Sullivan Network Security Vendor of the Year Award

Fortinet Wins Frost & Sullivan Network Security Vendor of the Year Award 
Exceptional Market Strategy, Product Innovation and Customer Support
Make Fortinet the Industry Leader in India 
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/17/13 --  Fortinet(R) (NASDAQ:
FTNT) -- a leader in high-performance network security -- today
announced that it has been honored with the 2013 Frost & Sullivan
Network Security Vendor of the Year Award. The Award was presented
yesterday at the 2013 Frost & Sullivan India Information and
Communications Technology (ICT) Awards banquet held at the Le
Meridien hotel in New Delhi. 
This Award is a tribute to Fortinet's proven leadership, dynamic
market strategy, product innovation, and consistent efforts by the
team in delivering exceptional business performance across domains,
as well as in demonstrating best practices and excellence during the
past 12 months in India. 
An independent panel of eminent judges including industry leaders
from across the Indian ICT sector as well as Frost & Sullivan's ICT
analyst team evaluated the various contenders for this Award based on
their market performance, market strategy, innovation with new
products, and alignment with key market trends. The award Fortinet
received covers the Firewall/IPSec VPN, SSL VPN and IDS/IPS segments. 
"Notwithstanding the challenging business scenario in India, Fortinet
recorded impressive growth in 2012. This win is a direct outcome of a
successful product strategy and strategic business partnerships,
driven by a singular focus on intelligent innovation to meet customer
needs," said Benoy C.S., Director, ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan.
"We recognize Fortinet as the Network Security Vendor of the Year in
India because of its outstanding market performance, technology
innovation, and consistent focus leading to a strong local presence." 
The Frost & Sullivan Awards is a global program that recognizes
outstanding industry achievement by companies across the world. The
11th edition of the India ICT Awards acknowledged exemplary companies
and individuals that have pushed the boundaries of excellence, risen
above the competition, and demonstrated outstanding performance in
the ICT sector in India. 
On this occasion, Vishak Raman, Fortinet's Senior Regional Director
for India and SAARC, said: "It's indeed a matter of prestige to be
recognized by Frost & Sullivan for our leadership in the network
security market. This Award coincides with our 10th anniversary in
the Indian market and is a testimonial of how the investments in our
operations -- in sales, presales, support and marketing -- have paid
off. Our product innovation, excellent support and relentless efforts
in delivering value proposition to customers have differentiated us
from the competition and position us for further growth in the year
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About Fortinet (  
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security
appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM).
Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and
high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while
simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include
enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide,
including the majority of the 2012 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet's
flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and
integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect
against application and network threats. Fortinet's broad product
line goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise -- from
endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and
applications. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with
offices around the world.  
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FortiManager, FortiMail, FortiClient, FortiCare, FortiAnalyzer,
FortiReporter, FortiOS, FortiASIC, FortiWiFi, FortiSwitch, FortiVoIP,
FortiBIOS, FortiLog, FortiResponse, FortiCarrier, FortiScan, FortiAP,
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