Radware® a leading provider of cybersecurity and application delivery solutions, and Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest integrated telco, announced a partnership under which Radware’s Cloud DDoS Protection, Cloud WAF, and Bot Manager cloud security services will be offered to enterprise customers by Airtel.
As part of the agreement, traffic from Airtel’s customers will be secured via a new India-based scrubbing service center, which is hosted by Airtel’s Nxtra Data.
“India has been a strategic region for Radware for the last 15 years. By setting up Scrubbing Center in India, Radware now brings Cloud-as-a-Service leading technology to our customers & partners “ said Nikhil Karan Taneja, VP & MD – India, Saarc, ME & GSI at Radware. “By launching a scrubbing center in India, our customer’s traffic will be processed within the country for DDoS, WAF & BOT Manager when consuming it as a Service from Cloud with no impact to performance and in-line with the upcoming Data Residency law. This will help us to serve all verticals & sectors including Govt., PSU’s & BFSI”
“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,” said Roy Zisapel, President and Chief Executive Officer for Radware. “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.”
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.”
“Locally available Managed Cloud Services will ensure consistent security effectiveness across multi / Hybrid cloud customer environment and minimal efforts & operational efficiency for customers. Partnership with Airtel will act as a force multiplier for our Business expansion the Region” said Yoav Gazelle, VP – Worldwide Sales at Radware.
Radware solutions for service providers transform carrier networks into more service-aware, resilient and cost-effective networks for their enterprise customers by delivering visibility, optimization, resilience, scalability, security, and control to effectively manage IP services for Telecom Providers, Cable Multiple Systems Operators (MSOs), and Cloud Providers.
Airtel serves over one million businesses in India with its integrated solutions and is the largest player in the enterprise connectivity space.