Fortinet has announced the enhancement of its FortiPartner Program for the EMEA and APAC regions. The new program will incorporate new certification and re-aligned partner levels. The will help the partners to build expertise on the full range of Fortinet’s network security products, extend service offerings and expand into new areas of the security market.
Speaking about the revamp of the program, Jitendra Ghughal, National Channel Manager, India & SAARC, Fortinet, comments, “Trends for mobility, agile infrastructures and cloud set alongside the evolution in advanced cyber threats, means organizations increasingly demand high-performance, integrated security solutions and experienced partner support. Our new program will support our resellers to increase expertise and leverage our end-to-end network security solutions to better align their services with the needs of these customers, and ultimately boost value.”
The important aspects of the program incorporate the eight level certification program to educate the partners with in-depth expertise across Fortinet’s full scope of integrated solutions. The new NSE program incorporates newly created content not covered in FCNSA and FCNSP certifications. Moreover, the certification will also give partners exclusive access to benefits.
The alignment partner level worldwide has enabled Fortinet to redefine its partner levels in order to provide a status that partners can leverage globally. The program is designed to help identify and grow a reseller’s service strength and specialisms, aligning with their own business goals, and provide the appropriate partnership level for advanced support, development and opportunity in untapped markets. The partners fall into four categories under this program, they are the platinum partners, gold partners, silver partners and the authorized partners.