Wavelink, a leader in providing enterprise solutions to the channel, has been announced as the Asia-Pacific (APAC) and the Australia Distributor of the Year in the Fortinet Partner of the Year Awards for 2023. This is the third consecutive year that Wavelink has been recognised in the Fortinet Partner of the Year Awards, with the organisation also being named as the APAC Distributor of the Year in 2021 and the Australia Distributor of the Year in 2022.

The Fortinet Partner of the Year Awards recognise partners and distributors worldwide that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to partner outreach and enablement, which is essential in educating resellers on solutions and services while facilitating opportunities with Fortinet. Fortinet’s dedicated channel partners play a critical role in helping to secure users, devices, applications, and edges everywhere, and Wavelink’s strategy of integrating networking and security to offer holistic solutions aligns with Fortinet’s mission.

Ilan Rubin, Chief Executive Officer, Wavelink, said, “Wavelink is honoured to be named as the Fortinet APAC and Australia Distributor of the Year for 2023, and to receive recognition from such a valued partner for the third consecutive year. Wavelink’s approach is more than just moving product; it has always been about operating as an extension to vendors and to provide partners with the best level of security and service to offer to their customers. This award is testament to the Wavelink team’s hard work, dedication, and strong partnership with Fortinet. It reaffirms the business’s commitment to delivering exceptional value and service to partners to help them to navigate the complex and evolving threat landscape.” John Milionis, Channel Director, Fortinet, said, “Progressive organisations are converging networking and security into unified solutions to navigate the dispersed IT environment and increasingly sophisticated cyberthreats, and collaboration is crucial in this battle. Fortinet partners excel in this space, playing a pivotal role in bolstering companies’ defences against malicious threat actors. Wavelink’s consistent recognition over the past three years highlights its role as a trusted advisor, its team’s expertise in Fortinet solutions, and its ongoing commitment to securing customers’ digital environments. Wavelink’s dedication to excellence, innovation, and customer success makes it a deserving recipient of these awards.”

Wavelink’s focus on specialisation, strong vendor relationships, and commitment to providing comprehensive services and support sets it apart as a leader in the distribution of cybersecurity and network solutions. Wavelink remains dedicated to driving innovation, supporting its partners, and contributing to a safer digital world. Looking forward, Wavelink will continue its trajectory of growth and innovation, with an aligned focus of specialisation in SASE, OT, and SecOps.

Ilan Rubin said, “Wavelink’s vision is clear: deepen its market penetration and deliver cutting-edge security solutions to partners, helping them stay ahead of modern threats. The ongoing partnership Wavelink enjoys with Fortinet is integral to this mission. The organisation looks forward to continued collaboration and the exciting advancements Fortinet and Wavelink can achieve together.”

About Wavelink

Wavelink specialises in providing leading-edge enterprise solutions to the channel. Wavelink distributes a range of products from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Fortinet, Imprivata, Kontakt.io, Mobicall, Olinqua, Orca Security, SOTI, Scandit, Spectralink, and Stryker. For more information, please contact Wavelink on 1300 147 000.