Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Fortinet’s products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Fortinet’s customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2009 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet's flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Fortinet's broad product line goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise - from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world.




HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at ‘’

Networking Solutions
HP delivers a comprehensive portfolio of core-to-edge networking solutions that don’t require customers to compromise performance or value. Proven hardware architecture and software features enhance network reliability, performance and security to ensure optimized application delivery and an "always on" end-user experience. With flexible platforms and available extensible embedded applications, HP core-to-edge networking solutions deliver unique capabilities that streamline deployment and management, ensure business continuity and reduce complexity. SmartEdge recommends deploying HP’s managed POE and POE+ Gigabit switches to provide a reliable backbone for our wireless solutions.



Meru Networks

Meru Networks develops and markets wireless infrastructure solutions that enable the All-Wireless Enterprise. Its industry-leading innovations deliver pervasive, wireless service fidelity for business-critical applications to major Fortune 500 enterprises, universities, healthcare organizations and local, state and federal government agencies. Meru's award-winning Air Traffic Control technology brings the benefits of the cellular world to the wireless LAN environment, and its WLAN System is the only solution on the market that delivers predictable bandwidth and over-the-air quality of service with the reliability, scalability and security necessary to deliver converged voice and data services over a single WLAN infrastructure. Founded in 2002, Meru is based in Sunnyvale, California.



Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. has pioneered the next generation of network security with an innovative platform that allows customers to secure the network and safely enable an increasingly complex and rapidly growing number of applications. At the core of this platform is Palo Alto’s next-generation firewall, which delivers visibility and control over applications, users, and content within the firewall using a highly optimized hardware and software architecture.

Palo Alto’s platform uniquely offers the ability to identify, control, and safely enable applications while inspecting content for all threats all the time. These capabilities, combined with superior performance, surpass all traditional approaches including UTM and software blades. Their approach allows you to simplify your network security infrastructure and eliminate a variety of stand-alone and bolt-on security devices. Palo Alto’s platform can address a broad range of network security requirements - from your datacenter to your enterprise perimeter, to the far edges of your network and more - including branch offices and mobile devices.




SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) IT monitoring and management software is built for SysAdmins and network engineers who need powerful, affordable, and easy-to-use network and server monitoring software that saves time and simply gets the job done.


Solarwinds NPM (Network Performance Manager) integrates with Meru’s Wireless Network management solution to provide deeper insight into both the wireless network and the wired infrastructure that supports it. Evaluating, buying, deploying, and using enterprise software shouldn't be complex. IT management and monitoring software from SolarWinds is easy to try, deploy and use. That's unexpected simplicity.