Capgemini and Fortinet form a global partnership for cybersecurity
Capgemini (EPA: CAP), one of the world's largest companies offering consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced a global partnership with FORTINET ® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions. Thanks to this cooperation, Capgemini will be able to further strengthen its portfolio of services related to cybersecurity, using Fortinet products to reduce the cost of cybersecurity for customers and increase the resilience of infrastructure and applications. This partnership enables companies to benefit from combining Fortinet's expertise in innovative and effective security products and Capgemini cyber security services on a global scale. Capgemini and Fortinet will provide new packages of cybersecurity services, such as web application security, the offer of a secure, software-defined data center, and advanced data analysis services for Security Operation Centers to help business customers better protect themselves from cyber attacks.
Capgemini will work with Fortinet, which will become a key partner in the ecosystem of security product vendors to provide physical and virtualized services that provide security and security surveillance. Fortinet's product portfolio - including FortiWeb ™ web applications firewall, FortiGate® and FortiDDoS ™ security devices and mitigation devices - helps protect applications, ensure security for both data centers and cloud services, and offer Capgemini business customers extensive protection against the most advanced threats.
These products will be part of Capgemini's customized security services for infrastructure, applications and network protection, providing flexibility, better performance and reduced total cost of ownership for business customers. In addition to technology integration, the contract also includes expertise resulting from the training of 300 Capgemini engineers from around the world based on the 8-level Fortinet certification program. Capgemini and Fortinet are currently working together to implement collateral across HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the United Kingdom.
Franck Greverie, Global Director of Cybersecurity at the Capgemini Group :
There is no month without news about cyberattack in the media. In connection with the growing threat to businesses and consumers, we want to provide services of the highest security protection and supervision to meet these challenges. We are pleased to cooperate with one of the most innovative, fastest growing and the largest security companies in the world, which allows us to offer the highest level of security for our business customers and further strengthens our position on the market since the launch of our Global Line of Services Cybersecurity earlier this year. Based on Fortinet technology, this strategic partnership will strengthen our security services for applications and infrastructure. "
Ken Xie, President of Fortinet:
"Enterprises face the challenge of protecting their most valuable business assets, including data and applications. Our partnership with Capgemini is strategic, allowing us to join forces to combine advanced technologies with human intelligence and knowledge, providing broad and adaptive security solutions on the market Thanks to our close cooperation, we will be able to serve Capgemini's business customers in their global projects to help them protect themselves against very complex threats and develop their security levels in a constantly changing business environment. "
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