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Fortinet appoints James Davey as Manager for Major Accounts

  • 10 May, 2006 10:20

<p>SYDNEY; May 10, 2006 - Fortinet – the pioneer and leading provider of multi-threat security solutions – today announced the appointment of Mr. James Davey as Manager, Major Accounts for Australia and New Zealand.</p>
<p>His appointment is part of Fortinet’s strategy to increase its current installed-base of enterprise and service provider customers, and acquiring and supporting government accounts.</p>
<p>Mr. Davey is a senior sales professional with 18 years experience in the IT industry. He was previously senior account manager for NetStar (Australia) Pty Ltd, in charge of major corporate accounts, and before that, he was business development manager for Getronics (Australia) P/L. He was also services account manager with Compaq Computer Australia.</p>
<p>"Enterprise customers have recognised the value of our integrated security solutions in providing more effective security and lowering their total cost of ownership (TCO) without compromising network performance,” said Hansen Chang, vice president of Fortinet Asia-Pacific. “Mr. Davey’s background and experience will enable us to improve and expand upon our opportunities with new and existing enterprises, service providers, and governments entities.”</p>
<p>About Fortinet (www.fortinet.com)
Fortinet is the pioneer and leading provider of ASIC-accelerated multi-threat security systems, which are used by enterprises and service providers to increase their security while reducing total operating costs. Fortinet solutions were built from the ground up to integrate multiple levels of security protection--including firewall, antivirus, intrusion prevention, VPN, spyware prevention and anti-spam--providing customers a way to protect multiple threats as well as blended threats. Leveraging a custom ASIC and unified interface, Fortinet solutions offer advanced security functionality that scales from remote office to chassis-based solutions with integrated management and reporting. Fortinet solutions have won multiple awards around the world and are the only security products that are certified eight times over by the ICSA (firewall, antivirus, IPSec, SSL, IDS, client antivirus detection, cleaning and anti-spyware). Fortinet is privately held and based in Sunnyvale, California.</p>
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<p>Media Contacts
Yvonne Cheong
Fortinet, Inc.(APAC)
+65 9479 0269
ycheong@fortinet.com</p>
<p>Michelle Spolver
Fortinet, Inc.
+1 408 486 7837
mspolver@fortinet.com</p>

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