C&W Business Wins 2015 Top Fortinet Partner Awards

Recognized as the Managed Security Service Provider of the Year and the Enhanced Technologies Partner of the Year across the Caribbean and Latin America

10, 2016 – C&W Business, part of Cable & Wireless Communications, Plc (CWC), today announces it has been named as Fortinet’s Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) of the Year 2015 and the Enhanced Technologies Partner of the Year 2015 for the Caribbean and Latin American region. C&W Business was recognized during the Fortinet Global Partner Conference, an annual gathering of more than 1,200 top partners from around the world. The Fortinet Partner Awards acknowledge the outstanding achievements delivered by Fortinet partners and distributors. This year’s award winners were selected from a group of nominations based on their commitment to meeting customers’ cyber security requirements, their market impact and exemplary use of Fortinet solutions.

C&W Business is the leading managed services provider in the Caribbean and Latin American region comprising the best talent, processes and technology capabilities to deliver state of the art information security and risk mitigation services. Fortinet is the worldwide leader in Unified Threat Management (UTM) technology, with a complete ecosystem of security solutions that allow the Company to design dynamic security architectures that protect their clients from advanced threats.

Last month, C&W Business announced that it had been recognized as a Fortinet Platinum Partner, having achieved the highest level of certification within Fortinet’s partner program. C&W Business also received the Enhanced Technologies Partner of the Year 2015 award. This recognition enhanced C&W Business’s credibility as the only provider offering the latest technology and managed services to prevent security intrusions and protecting customers’ data and networks.

“It is a great honour for us to receive these recognitions and we are very proud of being the only service provider in the Caribbean and Latin American region to receive both the MSSP and the Enhanced Technologies Partner of the Year recognition,” said John Maduri, President C&W Business. “We are excited to partner with Fortinet and to bring innovative security solutions and managed services that drive customer success to businesses and government entities throughout the region,” added Maduri.

“We are pleased to recognize C&W Business with two Fortinet Partner Awards for their dedication to providing the best cybersecurity solutions in the Caribbean and Latin America,” said Pedro Paixao, General Manager, Latin America, at Fortinet. “C&W Business delivers the most innovative technology to customers so they can safeguard their data and networks from rapidly evolving cybersecurity threats,” added Paixao.

Fortinet’s annual Global Partner Conference (GPC) provides the Fortinet partner community with access to key marketing and business strategies, leadership, and information regarding specific customer solutions designed to help partners succeed in the marketplace. Along with informative learning opportunities covering sales, marketing, services and technology, the Fortinet GPC presents an ideal setting for partners to take away valuable knowledge from their peers and from Fortinet. In addition, technology alliance partners sponsor a live tech expo highlighting their innovations and Fortinet implementations, providing the partner attendees an opportunity to learn about new ways to serve and meet their customers evolving cyber security needs.