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Fortinet recognises KBSL Information Technologies in Sri Lanka


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KBSL Information Technologies Ltd Chief Technical Officer Kaushala Lankadhikara (extreme right) with the best partner Sri Lanka award

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, automated and integrated cybersecurity solutions, conducted its annual SAARC PartnerSYNC conference in Bangkok, Thailand and honoured partners for their outstanding achievements in last year. 

The conference hosted over 150 attendees representing partner organisation from the five SAARC countries of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.  At the conference, Fortinet announced the winners of its 2017 SAARC Partner of the Year Awards. The awards recognise outstanding cybersecurity sales, customer experience, collaboration, and marketing achievements in the region. Fortinet 2017 SAARC Partner of the Year award winners:

nBest Partner Sri Lanka – KBSL Information Technologies Ltd. 

nBest Partner India – Overall Performance: Inspira Enterprises Ltd. 

nBest Partner India – Managed Security Service Provider: Tata Communications Ltd.

nBest Partner India – Platinum Partnership Level: IBM India Ltd. 

nBest Partner India – Gold Partnership Level: Logix Infosecurity Ltd. 

nBest Partner Bangladesh – Data Edge Ltd. 

PartnerSYNC offered a unique opportunity for partners to gain insights into Fortinet’s Security Fabric architecture, provide direct feedback to Fortinet leadership, learn to maximise Fortinet’s enablement programs, and gain and share best practices with the cybersecurity industry’s brightest minds. Honouring the winners, Rajesh Maurya, Fortinet’s Regional Vice President for India and SAARC, said: “I would like to congratulate this year’s winners for their significant achievements in 2017. These partners demonstrated a commitment to deliver the very best cybersecurity solutions that defend their customers against today’s advanced threats. A big thank you to all our partners for their dedication and achievements in 2017 − working together, we have all greatly contributed to a more secure digital future in the SAARC region.” Commenting on this recognition, Kaushala Lankadhikara, Chief Technical Officer, KBSL Information Technologies Ltd. said: “Fortinet provides us with the security technology and support we require to deliver industry-leading protection and value-added services that enables our customers to successfully and confidently deploy their digital transformation strategies. The Fortinet Security Fabric provides us with a foundational security architecture around which we can build our businesses and practices. We are delighted to receive the award which reinforces our commitment to secure our customers with the best technologies and further our partnership with Fortinet.”  Plenary sessions and workshops at the conference centred round digital transformation and the need to shift security from a fixed perimeter mindset to one where security is automatically applied wherever data is located. Partners were presented with new business opportunities to bundle specialised security technologies to be dynamically deployed where and when they are needed, and then marshal the distributed power of the entire security infrastructure to respond to detected threats in a consistent and correlated fashion.


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