July 2, 2012
TROY, Mich. — SunTel Services – a complete provider of services for unified communication networks to businesses throughout Michigan and across the country – announced today that it has achieved Platinum FortiPartner status with Fortinet, a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM).
The Platinum FortiPartner certification, which is the highest level of certification achievement, demonstrates that the SunTel team is expert in delivering Fortinet’s superior, next generation multi-threat security solutions to its customers and has demonstrated success across all Fortinet technologies.
Serving as a technology partner to more than 1,000 businesses, SunTel works to provide total business communications solutions by taking a full life-cycle approach. SunTel installs, manages, monitors and maintains services for enterprise networks for major businesses throughout the country.
To earn Platinum FortiPartner status, partners must reach a series of technical criteria established by Fortinet. These include delivering first-line support, providing customers with complete Fortinet service capabilities, and achieving multiple sales and technical certifications.
SunTel offers Fortinet multi-threat security solutions, such as antivirus/antispyware, database security, endpoint protection, virtual security and web
application security to its customers. The Platinum FortiPartner certification allows SunTel to offer high-level Fortinet services at the maximum discount available.
“SunTel’s Platinum FortiPartner achievement is a testament to our dedication to ensure our customers the highest level of service,” said Ray Szpiech, vice president of enterprise networking and security at SunTel. “It is important to us to provide our clients with top technology solutions, as secure and up-to-date technology is essential to any business. Being a Platinum FortiPartner allows us to further extend that commitment.”
About SunTel Services
SunTel Services has provided complete life cycle services for unified communication services as a Michigan based company since 1986. With more than 1,000 customers and over 2,500 installations, SunTel offers a wide breadth of expertise and product offerings to customers across the automotive, manufacturing, government, healthcare, education, finance, professional services and technology sectors.
With certifications in all critical network services, SunTel offers service programs up to and including management of customer networks. The company holds key partnerships and certifications with industry technology leaders, such as Adtran, APC, Avaya, Blue Coat Systems, Citrix, Cisco, Dell, Fortinet, HP, Juniper Networks, Microsoft, Mitel Polycom and VMware.
SunTel serves the global communication system requirements of international companies through offices in Troy, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids and Traverse City. Learn more at http://www.suntel.com