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Zain Bahrain launches WAN services on Fortinet’s solutions

MANAMA, May 9, 2020

Zain Bahrain, a 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, said a top official.
"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," remarked Ali Mustafa, Director of Enterprise and Wholesale at Zain Bahrain.
“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,” stated Ali Mustafa.
Zain Bahrain said it meets the growing need of businesses looking to deploy SD-WAN to enhance its application performance and overall user experience, but also reduce costs. 
Alain Penel, Vice President, Middle East at Fortinet said by creating a value-added service platform based on Fortinet technology, Zain can now deliver both networking and security functionalities in one offering.
It will enable them to offer advanced security across their hybrid WAN infrastructure with a significantly lower total cost of ownership (TCO), he added.-TradeArabia News Service


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