BOSTON, MA – October 11, 2016 – Tufin®, the market-leading provider of Network Security Policy Orchestration solutions, today announced it has joined Fortinet’s Fabric-Ready Partner Program and has integrated its award-winning Tufin Orchestration Suite™ with the Fortinet Security Fabric. This integration enables advanced network protection and security policy orchestration across physical network platforms as well as private and public cloud for information infrastructure.
“Tufin’s ability to visualize, automate and orchestrate security policies in Fortinet solutions, together with physical, virtual and cloud platforms from other vendors, is a powerful value proposition for our mutual customers. Customers leverage the integration to manage network security, automate network security changes and ensure continuous compliance across heterogeneous environments from a single console,” said Pamela Cyr, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Tufin. “Our partnership with Fortinet and its market leadership are key drivers for our investment to integrate further with the Fortinet Security Fabric.”
Joint customers of Tufin and Fortinet today benefit from security policy visibility and control in heterogeneous environments, including a cross-platform connectivity analysis based on accurate topology simulation including support for FortiManager. The Tufin Orchestration Suite provides accelerated implementation and reduces complexity and misconfigurations with automated provisioning for changes to FortiManager administrative domain (ADOM) policies. End-to-end change automation for FortiManager policies also includes automated risk analysis against the enterprise security policy baseline and automated change design, and helps increase productivity and accuracy without compromising security and compliance. This allows joint customers to gain maximized agility while upholding their network security posture.
“The integration between Tufin and Fortinet has been significant for us in different levels,” said Avner Shriker, CISO, Israel Tax Authority. “It addressed some of our strategic needs around managing network security policies across vendors, including policy optimization and change tracking. The ability to align different platforms to the same processes and guidelines from a central console doesn't just simplify our daily tasks, but also helps us maintain security and compliance.”
The alliance between Tufin and Fortinet will ensure seamless integration of their respective technologies. As part of the Fortinet Security Fabric-Ready partner program, the integrated solution has undergone solution validation with an ongoing commitment to continued interoperability and roadmap reviews. Additionally, Tufin and Fortinet have committed to joint marketing and go-to-market initiatives offering an opportunity for customers to fully leverage the power of Security Policy Orchestration in even the most complex enterprise IT environments.
“Our partnership with Tufin provides customers with a seamlessly integrated single pane of glass solution to visualize and control security policies across heterogeneous network deployments, as well as leading public and private cloud solutions. Tufin is a market leader in network security policy orchestration and now as a Fortinet Fabric-Ready partner we can jointly help customers better orchestrate their day to day network and security management, visibility and compliance requirements to enable them on their path to cloud adoption,” said John Maddison, SVP of Products and Solutions at Fortinet.