Sunnyvale, CA-based Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) – a global leader in high-performance network security products and services today continued its partnership with AB Motorsports for the 2016 racing season serving as a primary sponsor of the #77 Bandolero and #77 Legend car in INEX sanctioned racing events in the Mid-Atlantic region.
“With the continued support of the Fortinet brand backing the #77 race cars is enabling us to up our game here at AB Motorsports” Jason Alder said. “Fortinet is continuing to build it brand and is winning over a lot of new customers within their industry. They have been recognized as a leader in the Unified Threat Management (UTM) industry according to Gartner for the seventh year in a row and we are helping them to get the word out. Partnerships are critical to succeed in racing and we’re thrilled about continuing this relationship with Fortinet,” says Alder.
AB Motorsports will be appears at select stops on the FortiExpress tour. Fortinet has created the FortiExpress “Fast and Secure Tour” which is a nationwide tour that mobilizes network security and takes to the road with the FortiExpress semi. The FortiExpress is able to demonstrate Fortinet’s enterprise high performance, integrated network security platform. FortiExpress is a highly sophisticated, articulated 18-wheeled mobile showcase that brings Fortinet’s Network Security Platform to life. The FortiExpress is set to travel nationwide as part of Fortinet’s “Fast and Secure Tour.” Fortinet has asked AB Motorsports to bring the #77 Bandolero and Legend to some of their events.
“Packed with an array of advanced security technologies that would make Optimus Prime blush, the FortiExpress puts Fortinet’s Network Security Platform on the map – literally,” said John Maddison, vice president of marketing at Fortinet. “The ‘Fast and Secure Tour’ gives our partners an exciting and new way to demonstrate the latest in network security, including next-generation firewalls, advanced threat protection appliances, web application firewalls, DDoS solutions, and much, much more.”
Maddison concludes, “There is nothing like the FortiExpress. Customers and partners will want to see cutting edge security in action, right in their town. It’s one thing to give a demo online, but nothing beats face-to-face interaction, and we’re excited to be in the industry’s driver seat, taking network security to new places.”
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) helps protect networks, users and data from continually evolving threats. As a global leader in high-performance network security, we enable businesses and governments to consolidate and integrate stand-alone technologies without suffering performance penalties. Unlike costly, inflexible and low-performance alternatives, Fortinet solutions empower customers to embrace new technologies and business opportunities while protecting essential systems and content. Learn more at www.fortinet.com