Global cybersecurity solutions leader, Fortinet has appointed leading ICT distributor Savex Technologies as a value-added distributor. The partnership will see Fortinet expanding its business and security market footprint in India. The appointment builds on the strong demand for new solution requirements to secure the edges that make up the new network including the data center, WAN, local-area network (LAN), remote workers and cloud access.
Savex Technologies that has a long history of ICT distribution in India and represents many major IT brands will target all the major market segments for Fortinet, including large enterprise, telecom and SMB. Savex will also be seen appointing technical resources to support Fortinet’s business, including a dedicated team to handle both pre-sales and post-sales customer support. Besides the distributor will run marketing campaigns and conduct enablement training sessions. The training sessions will help equip partners in smaller cities with the necessary knowledge and skills to sell Fortinet’s solutions.
Fortinet’s strategy of Security-driven networking that converges networking and security across the connected environment is gaining faster adoption and market share in the Indian market. From the core, to the branch and remote workers, and into the cloud it enables organizations to effectively see and defend today’s highly dynamic environments. It still preserves an excellent user experience for employees and customers, keeping them relevant, competitive and resilient.
Savex Technologies as a distributor will provide customers access to Fortinet technologies and services in over 80 cities across the country.
Commenting on the distribution agreement, Jayant Goradia, Managing Director for Savex Technologies Pvt Ltd, said that Savex is pleased with its tie-up with Fortinet. “This partnership will help us offer comprehensive cybersecurity solutions to our vast and established enterprise channel network across India. With the added support of our TAC centre, we will grow the business for Fortinet products and services, including solutions to secure hyperscale architectures, SD-WAN, 5G, Edge networking, IoT, Endpoints, Critical Infrastructure and Operational Technologies.”
Rajesh Maurya, Regional Vice President, India & SAARC, at Fortinet also said that the appointment of Savex Technologies as a distributor will provide its registered partners greater flexibility to work with Fortinet and grow their business. “Savex will help us to keep up with new business demands in emerging technologies like SASE, SD-WAN, Network Access Control, EDR and Network Monitoring & Diagnostics. With Fortinet’s security-driven networking fast gaining more adoption in the Indian market, this partnership will play a strategic role in business expansion by adding new customers and partners in smaller cities apart from the metros.”