Fortinet Acquires OPAQ Networks


Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), a Sunnyvale, CA-based global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, acquired OPAQ Networks, a Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) cloud provider based in Herndon, Virginia.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

OPAQ provides a Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) cloud solution that protects organizations’ distributed networks – from data centers, to branch offices, to remote users, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Fortinet’s Security Fabric combined with OPAQ’s patented ZTNA solution aims to enhance Fortinet’s existing SASE offering to form a SASE cloud security platform with a Zero Trust access and security by providing advanced firewall and SD-WAN capabilities, web security, sandboxing, advanced endpoint, identity / multi factor authentication, multi-cloud workload protection, cloud application security broker (CASB), browser isolation, and web application firewalling capabilities.

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world through visibility and control across the expanding attack surface to protect data across the entire digital infrastructure, whether in networked, application, multi-cloud or edge environments. More than 455,000 customers use it to protect their businesses.



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