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.

SASE in the Cloud Secures Today’s Hybrid Workforce

SASE in the Cloud Secures Today’s Hybrid Workforce

With the recent dramatic increase in remote and hybrid workers, ensuring consistent security is more challenging than ever.

Digital Innovation Demands Security-driven Networking

Digital Innovation Demands Security-driven Networking

Security-driven Networking tightly integrates an organization’s network infrastructure and security architecture into a single solution.

Secure SD-WAN Enables Digital Innovation Across Many Edges

Secure SD-WAN Enables Digital Innovation Across Many Edges

If you still only see SD-WAN as a replacement for your branch WAN solution, you haven’t been looking closely enough.

Using AIOps to Enable Self-Healing SD-WAN

Using AIOps to Enable Self-Healing SD-WAN

Adding AIOps, especially to large and complex SD-WAN deployments, enables automatic detection and response across all connections, not only to identify issues, but to also remediate them in real time.

Achieving WAN Transformation with Security-Driven Networking

Achieving WAN Transformation with Security-Driven Networking

One of the areas of the network that has undergone the most significant transformation, largely in response to data and resources being distributed throughout the increasingly distributed network has been the WAN.

The Secret to SASE is the Right SD-WAN

The Secret to SASE is the Right SD-WAN

Without the right components in place, especially the right SD-WAN solution, organizations will struggle to make the promises of a SASE solution a reality.

Defining True Flexibility for SD-WAN

Defining True Flexibility for SD-WAN

Finding and deploying a solution that can grow and adapt as your business and network requirements evolve is well worth the effort.

Building Self-Healing SD-WAN is Possible. Here’s How.

Building Self-Healing SD-WAN is Possible. Here’s How.

The wrong SD-WAN solution can significantly inhibit an organization’s ability to quickly adapt to changing business demands, rather than accelerate them.

Secure SD-WAN Addresses the Connectivity and Security Challenges of a Multinational Manufacturing and Services Organization

Secure SD-WAN Addresses the Connectivity and Security Challenges of a Multinational Manufacturing and Services Organization

Fortinet offers the most robust and complete SD-WAN solution in the industry.

5 Key Requirements for a Self-Healing, Secure SD-WAN Solution

5 Key Requirements for a Self-Healing, Secure SD-WAN Solution

Not all SD-WAN solutions are created equal, and while the right SD-WAN can provide a number of benefits, the wrong solution can introduce new (and critical) risks to your organization.

SD-WAN: More Than A Retail Solution

SD-WAN: More Than A Retail Solution

SD-WAN solves several challenges at the same time, including rapid deployment, fast connectivity to cloud applications and resources, and unified management to reduce IT overhead.

Securing Digital Innovation at Network Edges with Secure SD-WAN

Securing Digital Innovation at Network Edges with Secure SD-WAN

While SD-WAN provides a number of benefits to distributed organizations, many SD-WAN solutions lack one vital feature: security.

Simplifying SD-WAN Operations with Centralized Management and Orchestration

Simplifying SD-WAN Operations with Centralized Management and Orchestration

Eliminating the complexity of a disaggregated branch infrastructure not only reduces an organization’s attack surface but also simplifies network operations.

Building a Managed SD-WAN Service Starts with Selecting the Right Solution

Building a Managed SD-WAN Service Starts with Selecting the Right Solution

SD-WAN has one of the fastest predicted annual growth rates of any solution for managed services providers.

SD-WAN Should be a Feature, Not a Stand-Alone Solution

SD-WAN Should be a Feature, Not a Stand-Alone Solution

Adding a full-featured SD-WAN solution to a security platform as a feature eliminates yet another appliance that needs to be deployed at the edge.

Global Companies See Value in Integrating SD-WAN and Security

Global Companies See Value in Integrating SD-WAN and Security

As cybercriminals look for new trends to target, organizations need to work towards deploying a comprehensive digital transformation strategy that aligns networking and security intelligence.

SD-WAN for Teleworkers: Scalability and Application Performance

SD-WAN for Teleworkers: Scalability and Application Performance

Making the right solution choice now will provide long-term benefits. Once we emerge from this crisis, the ways people work may not ever return to the way they were.

Secure SD-WAN – Providing a Flexible Platform for Teleworkers

Secure SD-WAN – Providing a Flexible Platform for Teleworkers

Building flexibility into our networked environments allows organizations to maintain a competitive advantage in a world where change is the only constant.

Don’t Settle for an Incomplete SD-WAN Solution

Don’t Settle for an Incomplete SD-WAN Solution

SD-WAN solutions and requirements are maturing and it is now about much more than simply connecting a branch office to the cloud.

Why Network Segmentation Matters

Why Network Segmentation Matters

Network leaders can effectively improve their security posture, mitigate risks, and support compliance and operational efficiency across the enterprise without altering their network architectures.

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