Zservices to launch region's first cloud-based web security service at Gitex 2012




United Arab Emirates, October 14, 2012


Zservices, the provider of local Zscaler cloud security services in theMiddle East, today announced that it will be participating at the upcoming Gitex Technology week. The company's focus at the event will be on the commercial launch of Zscaler Middle East Cloud, the region's first in-country web and email cloud security service, which is being carried out in partnership with large Middle East service providers such as Etisalat.The service facilitates in-cloud traffic termination while meeting telecom regulations and delivering high-speed security processing.

Now participating at Gitex for a second consecutive year, the company sees the exhibition as a unique opportunity as Mr. Jay Chaudhry, founder and chief executive officer, Zscaler, who is visiting the exhibition from the United States points out, "Gitex is the region's premier ICT event and presents the ideal platform for customers, vendors, distributors and channel partners to interact and forge mutually beneficial relationships. Our business model is one that relies on the dedication and success of our service provider partners and our presence at this event is a reflection of our commitment to both our partners and customers."

Migration of IT security services to the cloud offers companies an unmatched level of flexibility. "While there has been plenty of buzz in market about cloud services, we are the first vendor to actually hit the ground running. The Zscaler Middle East Cloud solves some of the most complex network security problems facing large enterprises. Companies can now secure their remote offices with no on-site hardware, view corporate internet activity across the globe through a single reporting portal, and apply corporate policy to every employee, regardless of whether they are accessing the internet from headquarters, a coffee shop or a foreign country," says Mr. Nidal Taha, managing director, Middle East, Zservices (Zscaler Middle East Cloud).

The company expects a healthy uptake of its security offerings in the region with a number of large enterprises already utilizing the services.

Zscaler Middle East Cloud web security leverages the world's largest global security cloud to deliver the industry's most comprehensive protection against advanced and emerging threats. The service which is developed on a patented, multi-tenant 100% cloud architecture, delivers all the benefits of proactive, real-time security without the need to deploy and manage appliances, software or agents. This paves the way for effortless deployments and the early adoption of emerging trends such as BYOD.

Zservices (Zscaler Middle East Cloud) will be exhibiting at Gitex as an Etisalat partner and can be found at Etisalat stand number Z-A10 in Zabeel Hall.


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