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Fortinet introduces nextgen OS email security to Malaysia

AvantiKumar | March 21, 2013
Fortinet Email Security provides real-time inspection and blocking.

George Chang - Fortinet's Regional Director for Southeast Asia & Hong Kong modified

Photo - Dato' Seri George Chang, Fortinet's Regional Vice President for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.

 

Network security solutions provider Fortinet has launched its next-generation operating system for FortiMail Email Security in Malaysia, which includes real-time inspection and blocking of email threats, it said

Fortinet regional vice president for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong Dato' Seri George Chang said new security advancements to help protect against increasingly malicious message-borne threats were included in the new release,

"Whether you're a service provider or an enterprise, email security is critical to customer satisfaction and organizational productivity," said Chang. "That's why the introduction of FortiMail 5.0 and our new FortiMail email security marks a key milestone. Service providers looking for value-added secure messaging services can capitalise on the tremendous deployment versatility offered by our new FortiMail products, and enterprises can take a major step forward in securing their messaging infrastructure with minimal disruption and cost."

"The new FortiMail 5.0 OS, which is designed for local MSSPs [managed security service providers], ISPs [internet service providers] and enterprises, is compatible with the current family of FortiMail email security appliances, and features critical advancements that include new groupware functionality and comprehensive Web filtering and content protection," he said. "In addition, the new OS provides enhancements specifically designed for MSSPs seeking to expand their security portfolio beyond firewall, VPN and IPS services."

"Email continues to be an easy entry point for hackers and cybercriminals who cleverly target individuals within an organisation," said analyst firm Frost & Sullivan's senior industry analyst, Chris Rodriguez/. "As MSSPs and service providers continue to take on the role of email protection, they need tools and resources, like those offered by Fortinet, that best arm and complement their service offerings."

The FortiMail 5.0 OS is now available as a free update to all existing customers with a valid support contract. The FortiMail-3000D and FortiMail-200D appliances are generally available.

 

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