Fortinet and the Power of Convergence on a Single OS

CMO John Maddison on FortiOS and the Advantages of Platform Consolidation
John Maddison, Chief Marketing Officer, Fortinet

As security and technology leaders look to reduce the complexity of their environments and condense the number of core vendors in their ecosystems, the power of platform solutions grows. John Maddison of Fortinet opens up on the power of convergence in a single operating system.

See Also: Rethinking Browser Security: From Risk to Asset

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Maddison discussed:

  • The value of a platform appraoch;
  • FortiOS and its latest enhancements;
  • The evolution of thought around vendor consolidation.

Maddison has more than 30 years of executive management experience in the cybersecurity and telecommunications industries. He previously held executive leadership positions at Trend Micro focused on advanced threat research and cloud-delivered security services.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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