Fortinet and HashiCorp Announce Product Integration to Automate Cloud Security

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Global cybersecurity solutions provider Fortinet has announced integration of its FortiManager offering with HashiCorp’s Terraform solution. Fortinet’s integration with Terraform would provide clients with more ways to efficiently deploy, manage and automate security across even the most complex multi-cloud environments.

Through this integration, Fortinet and HashiCorp deliver deep security automation for DevOps-driven multi-cloud and hybrid cloud deployments leveraging the Fortinet Security Fabric.

As part of the rapidly growing Open Fabric Ecosystem, HashiCorp is a major Fortinet Fabric-Ready technology alliance partner. The Open Fabric Ecosystem extends the breadth of the Security Fabric beyond Fortinet’s own products, achieving a more holistic view of the IT infrastructure, resulting in a higher overall ROI and comprehensive protection across customers’ entire digital attack surface with more than 400 integrations.

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“The new, verified Terraform provider for FortiManager and FortiOS enable operators to provision and manage Fortinet resources to better administer their multi-cloud infrastructure, minimizing cloud waste and improving security,” said Burzin Patel, Vice President Global Alliances at HashiCorp.

Fortinet offers the broadest native cloud security with tight integrations on major cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and AWS. With Terraform integration, Fortinet clients can automate, orchestrate, and simplify their operations securely between all major public cloud platforms, network edges, and data centers.

Terraform can utilize code to orchestrate multiple cloud objects, cloud devices, and the objects in these devices, substantially improving deployment flexibility, shortening the deployment period, and allowing for large-scale dynamic deployment, which is critical for installing FortiOS on the cloud. The Terraform provider from Fortinet also works with Terraform Enterprise and, allowing businesses to collaborate efficiently and utilize it in conjunction with other Terraform providers.

“We are excited about Fortinet’s new integration with Terraform,” said Burzin Patel, Vice President Global Alliances at HashiCorp. “The new, verified Terraform provider for FortiManager and FortiOS enable operators to provision and manage Fortinet resources to better administer their multi-cloud infrastructure, minimizing cloud waste and improving security.”

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