Network SecurityBy Frank Ohlhorst | Print
For Channel Insider’s top 10 best products of 2008, Senior Technology Editor Frank Ohlhorst looked back at more than 200 products he reviewed throughout the year and weighed them for innovation, functionality, up-sell and value-add service opportunities and market potential.The result is this top 10 list of the best of the best.
Fortinet Fortigate 620B
For the channel, security opportunities exist in the SMB market. Small and midsized businesses have nearly the same security needs as enterprises, but there are scantly few right-sized security products for the SMB market. The security product that best meets SMB’s needs in terms of capabilities and price is Fortinet’s FortiGate FortiGate 620B, a unified threat management appliance that can scale for larger businesses and offers a plethora of protection. What’s more – Fortinet offers excellent channel support and keeps partners involved in the upgrade and renewal processes, helping them to derive residual income.