“Radware, a leading provider of solutions for cybersecurity and application delivery, and Bharti Airtel (‘Airtel’), the largest integrated telco in India, today announced a collaboration under which Airtel will provide enterprise customers with Radware’s Cloud DDoS Protection, Cloud WAF, and Bot Manager cloud security services.
Traffic from Airtel customers will be secured as part of the agreement through a new India-based scrubbing service center, which is hosted by Nxtra Data from Airtel.
Ms. Harmeen Mehta, CIO & Head of Cloud and Security business, Bharti Airtel said, “As businesses undergo digital transformation, their security requirements are also evolving given the ever-changing, increasingly complex threats. We are delighted to partner with Radware and offer their solutions to customers in India as part of our Airtel Secure portfolio. We are also happy to host Radware’s new scrubbing center in India and the facility will bring new security capabilities to customers in the region.”
Mr. Roy Zisapel, President and Chief Executive Officer for Radware, said, “Airtel serves businesses as an ISP, a data center operator, a mobile and telecom operator, and a managed security service provider, making them an ideal partner for us. Airtel’s comprehensive services and global customer footprint necessitate cloud security solutions that give their customers the flexibility, scalability, and visibility they need to grow and protect their businesses, no matter where they are. The partnership is a natural fit.”
By offering visibility, optimization, agility, scalability, protection, and control to efficiently manage IP services for Telecom Providers, Cable Multiple Systems Operators (MSOs), and Cloud Providers, Radware applications for service providers turn carrier networks into more service-aware, resilient and cost-effective networks for their enterprise clients.
With its integrated solutions, Airtel serves over one million businesses in India and is the largest player in the enterprise connectivity market.”