Business Connexion named Fortinet’s Growth Partner of the Year in Africa and Middle East




Fortinet, a global provider of cyber-security solutions, has announced winners of its 2016 Partner of the Year awards. Fortinet’s 2016 Partner of the Year awards recognize outstanding cyber-security sales, customer experience, collaboration, and marketing achievements from the company’s distributors and resellers around the world.

Fortinet 2016 Partner of the Year Award Winners:

FortiHero – Global Partner of the Year
Santa Monica Networks Oy, Finland
Partner of the Year
US / Canada LATAM EMEA APAC Japan
CDW, US / INSA, Canada GTLink Orange Cyberdefence, France Syscom Computer Engineering, Taiwan Otsuka Corporation
Distribution Partner of the Year
US / Canada LATAM EMEA APAC Japan
Ingram Micro Westcon Groups Exclusive Network Group Innovix Distribution Limited Hong Kong SCSK Corporation
Enhanced Technology Partner of the Year
US / Canada LATAM EMEA APAC Japan
SHI Gamma Ingenieros SAS Innovative Solutions (KSA), Saudi Arabia O2 Networks, Australia Hitachi Systems, Ltd.
Growth Partner of the Year
US / Canada LATAM EMEA APAC Japan
VLCM DANRESA Business Connexion, South Africa MEC, Philippines SoftBank Commerce & Service Corp

Ken Xie, CEO, Fortinet said: “I would like to congratulate this year’s winners for their significant achievements in 2016. These partners demonstrated a commitment to deliver the very best cybersecurity solutions and defend their customers against today’s increasingly advanced threat landscape. I would also like to extend my gratitude to all of our partners for their dedication and achievements in 2016. Working together, we have all greatly contributed to a more secure digital future.”

This year’s award winners were announced at the Fortinet Accelerate 2017 global partner conference, held at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Accelerate 2017 is host to more than 1,300 attendees representing 696 different partner organizations who have travelled from over 90 countries. Accelerate 2017 offers a unique opportunity for partners and customers to gain insights about Fortinet’s Security Fabric vision, provide direct feedback to Fortinet leadership, learn to maximize Fortinet’s enablement programs, and gain and share best practices with the cybersecurity industry’s best and brightest.




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