Fortinet Appoints Business Head to Grow Wireless Appliances Market Share

Logo-Fortinet-0309Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) − a world leader in high-performance network security – announced that it has appointed Jason Nadar as the National Sales Manager for Wireless Technologies in India and SAARC. This appointment is a key prong of Fortinet’s strategy to increase its share in the Wireless Appliances market in India.

Fortinet offers strong value proposition in wireless LAN security by unifying the LAN connectivity and security for both wired and wireless networks. The Fortinet approach is to apply to the network a common authentication mechanism along with a standard set of policies and controls that determine the level of access users are granted, regardless of the access method they use. The result is a comprehensive end-to-end security architecture, with tight integration between the FortiGate Wireless Controllers and the FortiAP Access Points, which enables complete visibility and control of all clients on the network.


Said Vishak Raman, Fortinet’s Senior Regional Director for India & SAARC: “As more enterprises embrace BYOD (Bring-your-own-Device), a clear opportunity has emerged for an end-to-end security provider like Fortinet to take a larger slice of the wireless pie. We are delighted to be able to bring on board a domain expert like Nadar to lead our regional teams in expanding our OEM partnerships with telcos and MSSP partners, enabling enterprises and SMBs easier access to our cutting edge wireless solutions.”

A 20-year industry veteran, Nadar has held various senior positions at Aruba Networks, 3Com, Ingram Micro and Frontier. He has a valuable network of industry contacts and thorough knowledge of sales, channel and support functions in the wireless and security spaces. itvoice

“These are exciting times for Fortinet and I am pleased to be able to join the company to lead its fastest growing business area − wireless. There’s a clear market trend for a unified security and management approach towards wired and wireless networks, and this represents a tremendous opportunity for our powerful, versatile and cost-effective solutions. I look forward to leveraging my experience to bring them to enterprises across the region,” said Nadar.