One of the world's largest financial services firms embarked on a massive IT automation initiative several years ago. The organization has trillions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of employees spread across countries around the world
"In order to improve staff productivity and reduce costs, it wanted to streamline infrastructure management by automating processes wherever possible.
At the same time, the bank was upgrading its security architecture. After a rigorous proof of concept, it selected FortiGate next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) to protect its many data centers. Decision-makers liked the depth of integration with Red Hat Ansible, a tool the institution had deployed to automate software provisioning and configuration. They also appreciated Fortinet's ability to scale efficiently to support the bank's centralized network, which is one of the largest of its kind in the world. Additional reasons for choosing the FortiGate NGFWs were their exceptional performance and manageability..."
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