PRESS RELEASE — CHANNEL PARTNERS EVOLUTION — PHILADELPHIA — October 10, 2018 — Cloud-first SD-WAN provider Bigleaf (Booth 850 and a Featured Sponsor) has partnered with network security provider, WatchGuard, as part of their WatchGuardONE Technology Partner Program.
The WatchGuardONE Technology Partner Program integrates WatchGuard’s best-in-class network security solutions with complementary industry solutions. Through certified and documented product integrations, Bigleaf and WatchGuard channel Partners and customers gain stronger security, easier deployments, and better interoperability in their IT ecosystems.
“Bigleaf’s Cloud-first, firewall friendly approach to SD-WAN allows WatchGuard customers to enjoy reliable application performance and uptime without compromising the best-of-breed security solutions they’ve come to expect from us,” said Ben Oster, WatchGuard’s technology alliance product manager.
“WatchGuard has been an important part of our portfolio for several years,” said Jason Post, MBS Secure CEO. “With this new partnership, Bigleaf opens the door for us to strengthen our cloud solutions and offer enhanced connectivity and performance integrated with WatchGuard’s rock-solid security. We’ve evaluated many providers over the years. Both Bigleaf and WatchGuard represent the values and technologies important to us and our clients.”
MBS Secure, the provider of The Complete Cloud™ to dental practices, deployed more than 200 WatchGuard firewalls giving clients an increased layer of security. Its cloud solutions enable dental operations managers to increase patient satisfaction through increased network uptime, making sure appointments are not missed and patient data is available between offices.
The combination of Bigleaf and WatchGuard enables MBS Secure to provide small and medium-sized businesses – today’s hidden enterprises — with enterprise-grade cloud performance and security without having to worry about the complexity and cost of managing traditional enterprise solutions.
“Partnering with WatchGuard further validates our firewall-friendly approach to the cloud,” said Jeff Burchett, Bigleaf’s co-founder and vice president of sales. “There are quite a few WatchGuard firewalls deployed across the spectrum of what we call the enterprise. We’re a natural fit for them.”
Bigleaf Networks is the intelligent networking service that optimizes Internet and Cloud performance by dynamically choosing the best connection based on real-time usage and diagnostics. Inspired by the natural architecture of leaves, the Bigleaf Cloud-first SD-WAN platform leverages redundant connections for optimal traffic re-routing, failover and load-balancing. The company is dedicated to providing a better Internet experience and ensuring peace of mind with a simple implementation, friendly support and powerful technology. Founded in 2012, Bigleaf Networks is investor-backed, with service across North America.