Telstra Business Technology Services has been awarded Fortinet's enhanced technology partner of the year.
Cybersecurity vendor Fortinet announced the 2016 winners during its global partner conference Fortinet Accelerate 2017, held at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas hotel.
Michael Burt, general manager for business technology services at Telstra Global Enterprise Services, said: "We’re thrilled Telstra Business Technology Services was named a Fortinet Partner of Year for 2016. Fortinet is unique in its offering of a powerful end-to-end security fabric to provide defence across the entire network.
"Given our core competency is the design, implementation and management of network security and cloud protection solutions, our relationship with Fortinet and their breadth of solutions is critical for our business."
Ben Field, Fortinet's Australian country manager, said: "Telstra Business Technology Services and our partner community more broadly form a crucial part of the Fortinet business locally."
The Fortinet awards recognise outstanding cybersecurity sales, customer experience, collaboration, and marketing achievements from the company's distributors and resellers around the world.
Accelerate 2017 had more than 1300 attendees from 696 different partner organisations from 90 countries.