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Secure Sense Chooses Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to Power New Managed Service Offerings

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New Managed Services Use Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to Provide Improved Connectivity, Reduced Complexity and Low Costs to Global Customers

Secure Sense, a subsidiary of TELUS – a next-generation IT solution provider, and Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced that Secure Sense has chosen Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to power the company’s Secure SD-WAN managed services offerings. The services offer comprehensive built in high-performance security and SD-WAN in one solution, giving customers the ability to gain the benefits of improved connectivity experience and cost efficiencies of SD-WAN, while eliminating complexity and security gaps in the network. This new service is available to organizations across Canada from both Secure Sense and TELUS.

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Organizations building complex WAN infrastructures find it challenging and costly to manage and keep up with network issues ranging from latency to bad user experience. As a result, customers are seeking services that help address these challenges without compromising security. Leveraging Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN solution built with a security-driven networking approach converging networking and security, Secure Sense’s new managed services reduces complexity at the WAN edge through one unified solution.

Together with Fortinet, Secure Sense’s new Secure SD-WAN service provides:

  • Improved Connectivity and User Experience: Powered by Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN solution, the new managed service delivers a highly-scalable network and proactive security threat prevention while providing better user experience. Secure Sense’s new service provides the ability to direct and prioritize network traffic, reducing latency and providing a better user experience.
  • Comprehensive and Integrated Security: The new Secure SD-WAN service offers comprehensive security controls, such as intrusion prevention, web filtering, application control, anti-malware, advanced threat protection and integrated sandboxing. As a result, customers are able to deploy consistent security across all edges.

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Centralized Management Removing Complexity: Customers benefit from centralized management, zero touch deployment and advanced automation to simplify operations at scale. Enhanced granular analytics provides end-to-end visibility reducing customers troubleshooting and resolution cycles.

The Secure’s Sense team, which is certified in Fortinet’s Network Security Expert (NSE) Program, provides continuous 24×7 monitoring along with recommendations to improve network and security configurations.

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Supporting Quotes

“Secure’s Sense and Fortinet have a longstanding partnership that is now being extended through Secure’s Sense’s new SD-WAN managed service offering. Through this relationship, global customers will benefit from the combination of professional services and market leading Secure SD-WAN technology to support and meet strategic business objectives.”
– Graham Bushkes, VP Public Sector and Channels – Fortinet Canada

“Building on our Fortinet partnership, we have extended our Next-Generation Firewall Managed Service to provide SD-WAN capabilities. This allows us to deliver a true security focused SD-WAN managed service that provides both cost savings and network performance improvements to our customers.”
Matthew Watkinson, CIO at Secure’s Sense Solutions

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