NEC becomes first GSI partner to achieve Fortinet’s Engage Regional Partner Level in APAC

22 March 2024, 9:00 am

NEC has further strengthened its relationship with its key strategic partner Fortinet, achieving the Regional Partner Level as part of Fortinet’s Engage Partner Program, for both technical and sales revenue requirements.

Fortinet’s Engage partnership program aims to enable partners to drive profitability and customer success by leveraging an expansive industry-leading cybersecurity and networking solutions portfolio, designed to secure customers’ entire infrastructure from the data centre to the cloud.

Achieving APAC regional partnership level demonstrates NEC Australia’s commitment to its partners and customers by delivering and supporting Fortinet solutions with specially trained and highly skilled staff.

The Fortinet Security Fabric has helped NEC optimise costs, improve operational excellencies, and build a highly secure and trusted IT environment for customers. This includes using the platform’s common operating system and management framework to provide customers with broad visibility, seamless integration, granular control and automation, as well as interoperability between critical security elements.

NEC Australia is already an Expert Level Partner with Fortinet and have achieved the SD-WAN specialisation, and in 2021 and 2022 NEC Australia was awarded Australian Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) in the Fortinet Partner of the Year awards, in recognition of its ability to deliver strong digital and cyber solutions.

Pankit Mehta, National Portfolio Manager, NEC Australia

“We are proud to acknowledge this Regional Partnership Level, in recognition of our contribution to the APAC region in meeting growth targets. NEC is the first organisation in the APAC region to achieve this milestone”.

John Milionis, Channel Director, Fortinet

“We're delighted to extend our congratulations to NEC Corporation for their achievements in Australia. This partnership with Fortinet holds significant importance for our regional expansion, especially thanks to the invaluable assistance and support from our dedicated NEC Australia team.”

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