Hughes Named Fortinet Service Provider Partner of the Year

Hughes Network Systems, LLC , a multi-transport technologies and network, announced it was named Fortinet’s Service Provider Partner of the Year for its HughesON Managed Network Services, particularly its managed SD-WAN solution.

Announced during Fortinet’s Accelerate 2021 global conference, the award recognizes Hughes for strong growth in the past year and consistent delivery of reliable, optimized and secure networks that combine exceptional service from Hughes with market-leading technologies from Fortinet.

“For 15 years, we’ve worked with Fortinet to bring the benefits of market-leading security solutions and secure SD WAN service to enterprise customers,” said Dan Rasmussen, senior vice president, enterprise division at Hughes. “Together, we share a commitment to excellence in service delivery and customer satisfaction.”

Hughes works with enterprise customers to tailor scalable and secure managed SD-WAN solutions based on its robust HughesON portfolio of offerings, which includes Fortinet’s comprehensive security, SD-WAN, and SD-Branch technologies. Across its customer deployments, Hughes has integrated more than 63,000 Fortinet devices with multiple broadband transports, routing and WAN optimization technologies into high-performing, secure networks.