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SunTel Services is Now Fortinet Platinum FortiPartner Certified

July 09, 2012

SunTel Services has achieved Platinum FortiPartner status with Fortinet, a worldwide provider of network security appliances and unified threat management (UTM). With the new certification, SunTel Services, which is a provider of services for unified communication networks to businesses throughout Michigan and the United States, will   now be able to expand its business, that already includes significant partnerships and certifications with industry technology brands, such as Adtran, APC, Avaya, Blue Coat Systems, Citrix, Cisco, Dell, Fortinet, HP, Juniper Networks, Microsoft, Mitel Polycom and VMware.

For the uninitiated, the Platinum FortiPartner certification is the highest level of certification achievement and also acts as a testament to the expertise of the SunTel team. The certificate validates that the SunTel team is capable of deploying Fortinet's next generation multi-threat security solutions to its customers and has exhibited success across all Fortinet technologies. To achieve Platinum FortiPartner status, a company has to meet all of the technical criteria established by Fortinet by delivering first-line support, providing consumers with comprehensive Fortinet service capabilities, and accomplishing multiple sales and technical certifications.

SunTel’s business mantra is to deliver a complete business communications solutions by opting for a life-cycle approach and by installing, managing, monitoring and maintaining services for enterprise networks for key businesses across the country. It already provides antivirus/antispyware, database security, endpoint protection and virtual security and web application security to its clients. The new Platinum FortiPartner status only further enhances their portfolio.

"SunTel's Platinum FortiPartner achievement is a testament to our dedication to ensure our customers the highest level of service," said Ray Szpiech, vice president of enterprise networking and security at SunTel. "It is important to us to provide our clients with top technology solutions, as secure and up-to-date technology is essential to any business. Being a Platinum FortiPartner allows us to further extend that commitment."

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Edited by Brooke Neuman

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