Nirav Shah

Vice President, Products and Solutions

Nirav Shah leads the products and solutions team at Fortinet where he focuses on the Security-Driven Networking portfolio, which includes SD-WAN, network firewall, SASE, segmentation and NOC products. With extensive experience working with enterprises and service providers, Nirav is responsible for developing Go-to-Market strategy, messaging, launches and thought leadership. Prior to joining Fortinet, Nirav worked as a product lead at Cisco Systems where he was responsible for integrated services routers and SD-WAN development. He worked with large enterprise customers re-designing WAN infrastructure and bringing new innovations to market. Nirav also led the security and WAN optimization integrations of Cisco’s networking products to simplify enterprise branch and campus networks. Nirav completed his masters at University of Southern California and worked at Qualcomm as corporate R&D engineer, focusing on wireless and smart IoT sensors prior joining to Cisco. Specialties: Secure SD-WAN, SASE, Network Firewall, IPS, Segmentation, Cybersecurity, SD-Branch, Management and Analytics, Automation, Security-Driven Networking.

Combining SD-WAN and ZTNA is a No-brainer
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Combining SD-WAN and ZTNA is a No-brainer


Is It Time to Switch to an SD-WAN Platform?

Is It Time to Switch to an SD-WAN Platform?

SD-WAN is now a critical component of SASE, extending the same controlled access to essential resources that branch offices enjoy to today’s hybrid workforce.

Secure the Edge Without Compromising Productivity

Secure the Edge Without Compromising Productivity

For people to work productively, security has to work seamlessly with connectivity to ensure fast, secure access to applications across rapidly changing connections.

Modern Networks Need Modern Security. So, Where Do You Start?

Modern Networks Need Modern Security. So, Where Do You Start?

Starting with a foundation of convergence and consolidation, organizations can replace implicit trust with a zero-trust model that, rather than restricting traffic, actually enables organizations to develop the unique infrastructure...

Cloud or No Cloud, Hybrid IT is the Way for Today’s Enterprise

Cloud or No Cloud, Hybrid IT is the Way for Today’s Enterprise

Cloud benefits are real, but contrary to what some vendors might like to believe, many applications aren't in the cloud.

Choosing the Right 5G/LTE Gateway for SD-WAN

Choosing the Right 5G/LTE Gateway for SD-WAN

The challenge isn't so much that SD-WAN solutions lack cellular or wireless connectivity options. It's the configuration of the device that can be the problem.

ZTNA and the Third Generation of SD-WAN

ZTNA and the Third Generation of SD-WAN

Given how rapidly digital innovation transforms how and where companies do business, organizations need tools designed to scale and adapt.

Futureproofing SD-WAN to Support Ongoing Digital Innovation

Futureproofing SD-WAN to Support Ongoing Digital Innovation

Even though SD-WAN is a relatively new technology, many solutions have already begun to fail the test of time because they can't support many of today's new digital business use cases.

Managing Quality of Experience for Work-from-Anywhere Employees with SD-WAN and ZTNA

Managing Quality of Experience for Work-from-Anywhere Employees with SD-WAN and ZTNA

Providing a consistent user experience for today’s WFA workforce is one of the biggest challenges faced by many organizations.

A Secure SD-WAN is More than Just “Nice to Have”

A Secure SD-WAN is More than Just “Nice to Have”

To compete effectively in today’s digital marketplace, it’s a necessity.

The Convergence of Security and Networking is Driven by the Hybrid Workforce

The Convergence of Security and Networking is Driven by the Hybrid Workforce

Today’s reality is that you need consistent enterprise-grade security and network availability and connectivity that can span the most hybrid of networks

Network Essentials: SD-WAN and Zero Trust

Network Essentials: SD-WAN and Zero Trust

Today, organizations need a suite of advanced security and networking functions that extend to every user, device, or application with centralized orchestration and threat intelligence collection and correlation to enable coordinated...

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