Business | December 11, 2021

The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange Platform Enables Businesses to Transition Securely to the Cloud

Doha, Qatar

Ooredoo Qatar – a leading one-stop national provider of ICT – has enhanced its managed security offering with the addition of the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange™ to its portfolio.

The new partnership allows Ooredoo customers to be supported in their transformation strategies to create secure cloud-only environments as the basis for delivering secure and user-friendly access to all business applications. With the Zscaler Enforcement Node being hosted by Ooredoo, all data traffic will be managed in line with local data residency regulations.

The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange™ cloud platform has been built for the needs of cloud-based businesses that operate in multi-cloud environments and rely on a fast and secure user experience for their employees. The multi-tenant cloud architecture delivers best-in-class security, scalability and performance for modern ‘work from anywhere’ organisations.

Featuring a proxy-based architecture for full inspection of encrypted traffic in the Zscaler cloud, the Zero Trust concept brings security and policies right up to date and makes appliance-based security obsolete. Ooredoo customers can replace their traditional gateways with the help of this managed security offering and transform their network and security infrastructures in a modern, cloud-based way.

Hassan Al Emadi – Senior Director ICT Product Development at Ooredoo – said: “Ooredoo customers can now work with the transformative Zero Trust concept, which will allow them to update security and policies, all while rendering appliance-based security redundant. These are exciting times as we move in the direction of a cloud-based infrastructure for all types of businesses throughout the State of Qatar.”

“The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange supports businesses on their transformation journey and helps to provide a simpler, faster and more productive experience for today’s digital enterprises,” said Sean Sullivan, Director, Alliances and Channel EMEA at Zscaler. “We are looking forward to the partnership with Ooredoo, who provide managed security services that are accelerating the digitisation efforts of their customers.”

Ooredoo Managed Security Services allow users to work from proxy securely. The Zero Trust principle of ‘least privilege access’ controls all traffic, providing extensive security using context-based identity and policies to regulate access to applications in the corporate data centre or multi-cloud environments. The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange offers highly integrated security services, such as Secure Web Gateway, Cloud Firewall, Cloud Sandbox, CASB and Cloud DLP all in one cloud platform.

Business customers can leverage the Ooredoo Advantage, making Ooredoo ‘Best for Business’, thanks to its breadth and depth of talent, best fixed and mobile networks, broadest portfolio of ICT services and solutions, and trusted partner for 60 years.