Vishak Raman, senior regional director – India & SAARC at Fortinet, has resigned.
He has worked with Fortinet, a network security firm, for the past 10 years. He says he would take a short break to look after health and family.
“It has been a long 10 years journey at Fortinet which I cherished every bit. I have decided to take some personal break from the hectic work schedule and focus on health and family,” said Raman in a personal mail to select industry people.
Fortinet India has 12 percent market share in the overall security appliance market in India ($170 million), registering 28 percent year over year growth in 2013 to reach the #3 position in the overall security appliance market from a ground zero position in 2003.
In May 2013, Fortinet has received the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Network Security Vendor of the Year Award. This award is to Fortinet’s leadership, dynamic market strategy, product innovation, and consistent efforts by the team in delivering exceptional business performance across domains, as well as in demonstrating best practices and excellence during the past 12 months in India.
An independent panel of eminent judges including industry leaders from across the Indian ICT sector as well as Frost & Sullivan’s ICT analyst team evaluated the various contenders for this award based on their market performance, market strategy, innovation with new products, and alignment with key market trends. The award Fortinet received covers the Firewall/IPSec VPN, SSL VPN and IDS/IPS segments.