Zain Bahrain, the leading telecommunication service provider in the Kingdom has announced the launch of its Secure SD-WAN managed service leveraging Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to deliver a differentiated value-added service to its customers.
Fortinet partnership will allow Zain to better meet its customers’ evolving business needs thanks to the accelerated connectivity, transport mode independence, and increased application performance while benefiting from integrated next-generation firewall security in a single service offering with centralized management and zero-touch provisioning.
Director of Enterprise and Wholesale at Zain Bahrain, Mr. Ali Mustafa said that “Zain’s strategic plans to develop a world-class portfolio of Managed Security Services locally and globally is in line with the growing demand of our business customers in Bahrain and the region”
“Fortinet Unified Threat Management provides significant benefits for Zain’s local and global customers by leveraging other Fortinet capabilities and solutions clean pipe, firewall, multi-path intelligence, cloud on-ramp, email security, anti-spam, end-point security, advanced threat protection and much more.” Mr. Ali Mustafa added.
Zain Bahrain meets the growing need of businesses looking to deploy SD-WAN to enhance their application performance and overall user experience, but also reduce costs. By creating a value-added service platform based on Fortinet technology, Zain Bahrain can now deliver both networking and security functionalities in one offering, enabling them to offer advanced security across their hybrid WAN infrastructure with a significantly lower total cost of ownership (TCO),” said Alain Penel, Vice President, Middle East at Fortinet.