BTG are proud to use the best products available in today’s market. We believe Fortinet provide top quality unified threat management (UTM) devices and Gartner’s research shows Fortinet are the best in the industry. We have a gold partnership with Fortinet and we continue to recommend Fortinet for all of our clients firewall security UTM requirements.
UTM devices provide small and midsize businesses with multiple network security functions in a single appliance. Buyers should focus on performance when many security functions are enabled, and on the skill set of the associated channel partner. UTM products continually have to have new functions added to encompass the feature set of many other network security solutions, including next generation firewall, secure Web gateway and secure email gateway.
Gartner is an American information technology research and advisory firm providing technology related insight. They aim to provide a vital perspective for all key technology initiatives. Gartner are well known for their magic quadrants for visualisation of their market analysis results.
The following diagram shows companies’ abilities to execute their products against their innovation, or completeness of vision. The top right hand corner is the place companies strive to be, and that is exactly where Fortinet are and where they have been for the past 6 years – the UTM provider that BTG continues to recommend to all our clients.
Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management
Source: Gartner (August 2014)