Etisalat partners with Zservices Middle East to offer Managed Security Services on Cloud Computing platform in the UAE




Dubai, October 13, 2011


Reinforcing its dominant leadership in the Cloud Computing domain, Etisalat today announced its collaboration with Zservices  - Zscaler Middle East Cloud - to bring Managed Security Services to the Cloud Computing Platform. The soon-to-be-launched service that is currently being showcased in GITEX, will provide an ultra-low latency, Software as a Service (SaaS) managed security solution to businesses without an investment in hardware nor software infrastructure—thereby offering a cost-effective solution towards secured business transactions.

The latest Managed Security solution, in partnership with Zservices, will offer anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, URL filtering, Web 2.0 control, bandwidth control, mail flow control, and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) services to businesses. It will be powered by Zscaler’s multi-tenant, policy-based cloud security architecture – leveraging advanced NanoLog™, PageRisk™ & ByteScan™ technologies for advanced threat protection and real-time reporting. The service will be delivered from the Etisalat Cloud assuring high performance, reduced risk, lower cost, higher resource utilization and simplified IT administration.

Commenting on the partnership, Abdulla Ebrahim Al Ahmed, Senior Vice President, Business Solutions at Etisalat said: “The Cloud Computing platform is a transformational phenomenon that is changing the way ICT services are provisioned and consumed by businesses. Security, being an intrinsic component for business, needs the same flexibility, scalability, cost-effectiveness and technology refresh, as offered through the cloud, to ease the level of threats faced by businesses.  By providing next-generation security solutions on the cloud, through our partner Zservices, Etisalat will enable businesses to access a diverse array of security specific solutions and extend their IT infrastructure capabilities with minimal cost, significant flexibility and speed.”

Zservices - Zscaler Middle East Cloud - is built, powered and managed by Zscaler.  Zscaler is the industry’s first multi-tenant cloud security provider that enables any user, from any place, using any device to have a rich Internet experience while enforcing security and business policies. Zscaler has quickly established a leadership position for in-the-cloud security for enterprises, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. It is also the ideal solution for service providers serving millions of consumers. Zscaler is aligned with the Industry’s leading resellers, ISPs and technology providers – providing a global network to help organizations mitigate internet usage risk, improve security while providing a fast and safe internet experience. 


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