Hughes Picks Fortinet to Help Run Managed Service System; John Maddison Comments

Hughes logo_ExecutiveBizHughes Network Systems has selected network security appliance provider Fortinet to help power Hughes’ new managed network services offering for multi-branch organizations

Fortinet will provide its managed security service provider offering for the HughesON system, Fortinet said Tuesday.

According to Fortinet, its MSSP product is designed to help multi-branch organizations such as government agencies and private businesses manage security and application performance.

“This is a significant collaboration for Fortinet, as Hughes is a leading provider of managed services and solutions for enterprises and governments globally,” said John Maddison, Fortinet vice president of marketing.

Fortinet’s new MSSP offering will include the latest Fortinet operating system, an updated hardware design and a custom chipset architecture for customer premises equipment network security devices.

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