NZ telco chooses Fortinet Secure SD-WAN for secure services

Latest project from Spark NZ and Fortinet to improve application experience.

New Zealand telecommunications and digital services company Spark NZ has chosen Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to expand and differentiate its service offerings to corporate, enterprise and government customers.

By leveraging Fortinet Secure SD-WAN, Spark will be able deliver better application experience, automate network security operations, and provide better cost efficiency to customers across New Zealand.

The solution also allows corporate, enterprise and government customers to implement network changes that ensure business continuity for an expanding remote workforce with minimal requirement for IT staff and infrastructure resources.

Shelby Ighani security infrastructure manager at Spark NZ said, the physical migration of 2,500 sites — many in remote locations — was aided by API-driven automation. Fortinet is has also partnered with Spark to achieve complete WAN transformation for a number of other major clients across New Zealand.

“In addition to leveraging Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to deliver services to their customers, Spark has also chosen to deploy Fortinet Secure SD-WAN across [our] retail locations,” he said.

Spark leverages the Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) Institute’s training and certification program to broaden employees’ security skill sets and learn how to deploy Fortinet’s industry-leading security products and solutions. Spark has the largest NSE-certified team in New Zealand.

The Fortinet NSE Institute offers an eight-level training and certification program that is designed to provide interested professionals with the ability to configure, install and troubleshoot a comprehensive security solution.







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