Fortinet and Meru Networks today announced a definitive agreement for Fortinet to acquire Meru.
The acquisition is synergistic with Fortinet’s secure wireless vision and enterprise growth focus, broadens the company’s solutions portfolio, and expands its opportunity to uniquely address the $5B global enterprise Wi-Fi market with integrated and intelligent secure wireless solutions.
Easy and efficient deployment, flexibility and scalability are factors that favor Wi-Fi based solutions.
Along with these factors, the bring your own device (BYOD) concept has brought the power of convenient connectivity and efficiency to end-users who have come to expect secure access to their enterprise network, regardless of location.
All of this has driven widespread adoption of Wi-Fi by enterprises of every size.
Meru’s broad solution set includes:
- Access points that deliver wireless connectivity to support data, voice, and video applications
- Controllers to optimize wireless traffic across access points and client devices
- SDN enabled Wi-Fi system software
- Cloud and virtual wireless controllers and appliances