Fortinet, a player in high-performance network security, announced a new, four-point program that gives Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) in EMEA and APAC beneficial pricing, dedicated technical support and training, and MSSP-specific marketing programs.
According to the latest Frost & Sullivan research reports, the global MSSP market for 2013 is expected to be $9.5 billion with a growth rate of 19.6 percent. Fortinet holds a unique position in this market by providing MSSPs with high-performance, flexible and easy to manage network security solutions that scale from small business to large enterprise environments.
The Fortinet MSSP Partner Program (FMPP) was designed to facilitate the growth of new and existing MSSPs through infrastructure enablement, go-to-market and specialized expert-consultative support. This two-tiered program was built to suit the business models and operational capacities of partners ranging from smaller security integration companies to pure-play MSSPs and the largest telecommunications providers. The program focuses on four core business components: 1. Infrastructure Enablement – Special discounts and service empowerment options, 2. Business Development – Service creation and recurring revenues, 3. Marketing and Sales Support – Lead generation & Go-to-Market, and 4. MSSP Specialized Support – Experienced practitioners, training, and resources.