Stc Bahrain and Fortinet introduces NexGen Firewall-As-A-Service

Stc Bahrain

Designed to empower customers to gain control over perimeter security and internet access and it is a good solution for large enterprises and SMEs.

stc Bahrain has launched a state-of-the-art cybersecurity service to accelerate large enterprises and SMEs on their journey to secure digitalization. The new stc Bahrain Firewall-as-a-Service (FWaaS), was launched during Mobile World Congress. It is a managed, cost-effective solution powered by Fortinet solutions FortiGate, FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer, FortiPortal. 

The converged solution integrates stc’s enterprise-grade high-quality internet service with advanced next-generation firewalls, providing thorough protection against malware, viruses, and botnets. It also includes advanced features like intrusion detection/prevention, application control, and content filtering. The stc next-generation FWaaS provides significant cost savings thanks to its flexible subscription-based pricing model. By adopting this solution, stc Business customers can simplify their digital operations, enhance security, and achieve cost-effectiveness.

“As a digital enabler, we are uniquely positioned to support large businesses and SMEs seeking to enhance threat protection and maintain a robust enterprise security strategy without the complications and expenses associated with hardware appliances. The collaboration with Fortinet signifies a significant milestone in our ongoing cybersecurity evolution, empowering our customers to adopt a network-native firewall, crucial for businesses worldwide,” said Eng. Nezar Banabeela, CEO, stc Bahrain.
“For companies looking for an agile security solution, FWaaS presents several distinct advantages. Deploying an in-house solution can be complex and time-consuming, and there are a lot of moving parts – equipment-related and otherwise. With FWaaS, deployment and the protection of the network is handled by the provider,” shared Joe Sarno, Executive Vice President of International Sales, Fortinet.

stc Bahrain Firewall-as-a-Service aids businesses in simplifying the complexities of distributing and overseeing security controls in their network. With the cloud-based approach, it allows flexibility to add capacity at the push of a button, making it both quick and easy. With centralized management on the stc Bahrain network, it reduces the number of entities to contact for support.

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