Fortinet, Inc.’s Acquisition of Bradford Networks, Inc.


Choate represented Bradford Networks, Inc. on the deal

Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, completed the acquisition of Bradford Networks.


Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network.

Bradford Networks is recognized as a pioneer of network security for almost two decades. Today, the company’s next-generation network access control solutions play a critical role in securing BYOD, IoT and endpoint devices. The company’s patented, award-winning Network Sentry solution enables discovery of every endpoint and network infrastructure device, provides contextual awareness for implementing dynamic network access control, and drives the ability to contain a cyber breach through automated threat response.

Choate advised with a team including John A. Meltaus (Picture), Timothy J. Becker, Wells W. Miller Ryan T. DeSisto and Benjamin Gibbons.

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