SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions, today announced that Swisscom (VTX: SCMN), the major telecom operator in Switzerland, has selected FortiGate high performance data center firewall, FortiManager security management appliance and FortiAnalyzer network security logging, analysis and reporting solutions to protect vital data center infrastructure. Fortinet’s ability to virtualize high performance firewall capabilities was central to Swisscom’s investment, future proofing the scale and flexibility of security for its service delivery data center.
Swisscom is the largest telecom operator in Switzerland, with over 21,000 employees and annual turnover of over 11bn€. The company offers mobile communications, fixed networks, Internet and digital TV services to millions of corporate and residential customers.
The security of its service delivery infrastructure is an important component of the Swisscom 2020 corporate strategy. “A key part of our long-term strategy is to build the best possible data center infrastructure for over 100 different customer-facing services, and to achieve this we’ve chosen Fortinet as our solution for high-performance firewalling,” said Gianpiero Tavano, network and security development engineer at Swisscom.