Hughes Launches Integrated Broadband and 4G Network Platform
Hughes Network Systems announced the addition of the Fortinet FortiGate 30E to its portfolio of managed network equipment. According to Hughes, the FortiGate 30E is a solution geared toward financial, retail petroleum, convenience store, and restaurant businesses seeking an integrated and secure single-device broadband solution at their retail locations.
The FortiGate 30E is available as part of the HughesOn suite of managed network services, which combine broadband connectivity, installation, provisioning, and on-site support. It can also be self-installed for those merchants who prefer to implement and maintain their own equipment, using internet service from a local provider.
The FortiGate 30E is an all-in-one enterprise platform that is part of the Fortinet Security Fabric, receiving real-time threat intelligence updates to ensure continuous protection from cyber threats. In a statement, Hughes said the FortiGate 30E is ideally suited to serve distributed enterprises and supports integrated 4G/LTE modems for unified connectivity and wireless backup; Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) Virtual Private Network (VPN) over the internet to enable managed PCI-compliant networks; and plug-and-play capability.