Hydro One Telecom Inc. partners with Fortinet to offer Canadian customers market leading flexibility and security with Secure SD-WAN.
TORONTO, May 26, 2020 – Hydro One Telecom Inc. today announced the launch of their Secure SD-WAN, a robust, fully-managed network connectivity service to support customers’ digital transformation and cyber security needs. This cloud-based offering is powered by Fortinet Secure SD-WAN, which features advanced routing and next-generation firewall security in a single, integrated offering to reduce security risks, simplify infrastructures, and improve user experience for business critical applications—in the data center or in multi-cloud environments.
Offered as a fully managed service, Hydro One Telecom Secure SD-WAN offering integrates easily with legacy WAN services like MPLS, to provide hybrid enterprise WAN solutions and direct multi-cloud connectivity to enterprise branch offices. Through cloud-based automation and management tools, Secure SD-WAN ensures increased agility, improved user-experience and optimized WAN operating costs, while protecting the customers’ network and IT resources against cybersecurity threats.
Additional features include:
- Intelligent, multi-link control and traffic routing
- Single-pane-of-glass management with zero-touch deployment
- Real-time monitoring of link utilization and Quality of Service (QoS) performance
- End-to-end security, with inter-site traffic encryption using IPSec VPN technology
- Managed next-generation firewall (NGFW) cybersecurity protection
- Low total cost of ownership, when compared to legacy systems
Hydro One Telecom provides a full suite of cloud services, network connectivity, data backup and secure storage options for its customers to choose from. Secure SD-WAN is the latest addition to Hydro One Telecom’s growing data and telecommunications services following the introduction of cloud-based Backup as a Service (BaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings.
Acronym Solutions Inc. is a full-service information and communications technology (ICT) company that provides a range of scalable and secure Network, Voice & Collaboration, Security, Cloud and Managed IT Solutions. We support Canadian businesses, large enterprises, service providers, healthcare providers, public-sector organizations and utilities. We leverage our extensive network expertise to design and build customized, fully scalable solutions to help our customers grow their businesses and realize their full potential. With more than 20 years’ experience managing the communications system that enables Ontario’s electrical grid, Acronym is uniquely positioned to understand the mission-critical needs of any business to deliver the innovative and reliable services that respond to the changing demands of businesses, and support rapid growth and digital transformation initiatives.