Channel program enhancements highlight news at Fortinet Accelerate

Fortinet’s big product news, the launch of FortOS 7.0, actually took place a month ago, although its importance meant it was strongly emphasized at the event, but their channel announcements, including new specializations and the expansion of consumption-based billing to new products, were new.

Ottawa-connected Algoblu looks to reshape telco business with Network Element Virtualization Platform

Algoblu uses some novel hardware-centric technology to virtualize the network, enabling telcos to pool network resources and splice them into separate SLA levels that allow more customized service levels. They are just starting to build out their North American channel, which in China consists of telcos, MSPs and CSPs.