FORTINET, the leading UTM manufacturer which makes FortiGate firewalls finds its new distributor in the Philippines. MSI-ECS, a subsidiary of leading Asia Pacific IT distributor ECS Holdings is Fortinet’s newest distributor.
Fortinet have been in the Philippine market for several years now and it is Lamco International who carried the product first.
Today MSI-ECS and Fortinet announced that they have signed a distributor agreement in the Philippines. MSI-ECS has an extensive channel network and long experience in the commercial and enterprise IT space, and this appointment will further Fortinet’s goal of expanding its Philippines operations and deepening its commitment to resellers and customers in the market.
“MSI-ECS’s appointment represents a milestone for Fortinet in the region,” said Jeff Castillo, Fortinet’s Country Manager for The Philippines. “The Philippine market is growing rapidly and the time has come for us to beef up our distribution layer so that resellers can benefit from broader and stronger support, ultimately enabling them to meet customer needs better.”
MSI-ECS’s partnership will cover all industry verticals and the full range of products in Fortinet’s portfolio, including its flagship FortiGate integrated network security appliances and other solutions addressing, among other areas, wireless, messaging and database security.
In the coming months, MSI-ECS will roll out reseller recruitment programs and training, lead generation events, and end user programs.
Fortinet products includes FortiGate, FortiMail, FortiAP Wireless APs, and Forti Wi-Fi among others.