Fortinet and Wiz partner for enhanced cloud workload protection, joining each other's tech programs.
Their collaboration combines Fortinet's network security with Wiz's cloud technology, bolstering cloud workload protection.
The partnership broadens Fortinet's Open Fabric Ecosystem, enabling unified cloud workload security for joint customers.
Fortinet and Wiz Technologies have formed a partnership to better secure cloud workloads. Wiz has joined Fortinet's Fabric-Ready Technology Alliance Partner Program, while Fortinet has become a part of the Wiz Integration (WIN) Program. Together, they have developed an integrated solution combining their technologies to safeguard cloud workloads.
Fortinet’s customers can utilize the Wiz Cloud-Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) to scan their cloud infrastructure, identify risks, and implement automation rules. On the other hand, Wiz customers can leverage Fortinet's Security Fabric to automate security enforcement and protect their cloud environments, utilizing tools like the FortiGate VM Next-Generation Firewall virtual appliance and FortiGate Cloud-Native Firewall (CNF) for traffic management.
This partnership allows Fortinet to expand its Open Fabric Ecosystem and offer joint customers comprehensive cloud workload security across different cloud environments. For Wiz, having Fortinet as part of WIN empowers security teams to meet diverse needs quickly and adopt an efficient cloud operating model.
Fortinet has numerous Open Fabric Ecosystem partners, including major players like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Cisco, Google Cloud, IBM Security, and Microsoft. The WIN Program facilitates technology integrations and offers a catalog of cloud security partner integrations from various cybersecurity and technology companies.
The Fortinet and Wiz partnership enhances cloud workload protection by combining Fortinet's network security with Wiz's cloud technology. It enables automation, provides comprehensive cloud security, and expands Fortinet's ecosystem of security partners. Customers gain unified cloud security solutions across various cloud environments and access to integrated technologies.
Concerns may arise regarding vendor lock-in and potential integration challenges. The partnership may not cover all cloud platforms, and overlapping features should be carefully assessed. Organizations relying on this partner ecosystem may have limitations in terms of security capabilities and offerings.