ViBusiness, the enterprise arm of Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL), announced the launch of Managed Security Service and has collaborated with Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, as the technology cornerstone for the offering.
Vodafone Idea’s Managed Security Service (MSS) delivers Next Generation Firewalls with advanced security features offering the first line of defense for any cyber-attack, thus ensuring that enterprise network is protected. MSS will provide the power that today’s networks require, built on Fortinet’s innovativesecurity processing units (SPUs) and FortiOS operating system. The MSS includes both network-based firewalling with intrusion protection detection features and secure remote user access to enableremote workers to connect to their corporate network safely and securely through a VPN.
This security-driven networking approach powered by Fortinet enables organisations to scale theirnetwork infrastructures without compromising security, which provides effective protection for today’s environments. By delivering the industry’s highest performance, best of breed security,the service will enable the most demanding digital innovation as well as meet the vast capacity and performance demands of critical business operations, both now as well as a future-proof investment.
In addition, the deployment is simplified as customers can leverage the securityfeatures of the Fortinet FortiGate next-generation firewallsand is offered on an “as-a service” model. This is vital to enterprises since they can focus on their business while trustingVibusinessto deliver and manage their network security.
Commenting on the launch, Anil Philip, EVP- Products, Solutions and Partnerships, Vodafone Idea said, “ViBusinessis a trusted connectivity partner for the enterprise. Acknowledging this confidence, we are proud to extend support with infrastructure security servicesthat are closely associated with connectivity requirements. Our partnership with Fortinet will enable us to providesecure connectivity to ourenterprise customers to address their need of managed and safe security solutions.”
Rajesh Maurya, Regional Vice President, India & SAARC, Fortinet added “The sophistication of today’s threat landscape, coupled with the speed at which user traffic is increasing,requires organizations adopt advanced protection. With our integrated security platform, MSSPs and telecom service providers, such as Vodafone Idea, benefit from high-performance technology and an easy to manage security solution that provides comprehensive protection for the extended enterprise.”