Zservices and Zajil Sign Partnership Agreement for Kuwait

Top Quote Partnership agreement enables Internet Service Provider to offer Cloud-delivered Web and Email Security Services from Zservices. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 20, 2011 - Kuwait City, Kuwait: Zservices, the provider of local Zscaler cloud security services in the Middle East, has signed a partnership agreement with Zajil, a leading provider of data communication and internet services in Kuwait.

    As per the agreement, Zajil will offer Zservices' cloud-delivered web security solution as a value-added service to its customers. This service provides local traffic termination and in-country privacy for the end user. The Zservices web and email security SaaS cloud will be physically present at Zajil's location and will interact with the global Zscalar Cloud infrastructure.

    Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Khalifa I. Al Soulah, Managing Director and CEO at Zajil Telecom said, "Most of our customers use their internet bandwidth for surfing and it is not uncommon for them to face security risks from web-based malware and other malicious content. By offering Zservices' cloud based web and email security service to our customers, we can provide them with complete protection against internet security threats. The ultra-low latency, high reliability and availability of the Zservices cloud infrastructure means end-users can enjoy a better browsing experience with near-zero downtime."

    Zservices Middle East cloud infrastructure built and powered by Zscaler-the Cloud Security Company-which offers policy-based secure Internet access for any end-user, on any device, anywhere. Zservices has deployed Zscaler cloud nodes at the most strategic internet points in the Middle East region. This enables the company to offer region-wide web and email cloud services and logging, local traffic termination and end-user data privacy. The infrastructure is built to serve GCC and Levant Area with local cloud equipment within each country-all interacting globally with Zscaler's worldwide cloud infrastructure.

    "The Zservices Cloud infrastructure is the first Cloud-based web and email security service in the Middle East. The solution is highly scalable and interacts with the Zscalar global cloud infrastructure to protect users from web-based security threats, enforce security and policies and provide real-time reporting. We are highly optimistic about our partnership with Zajil which will enable a large number of internet users in Kuwait to benefit from this service," said Mr. Nidal Taha, Managing Director, Zservices.

    About Zajil
    Zajil International Telecom Co is a regional MPLS service provider in the MENA region. Based in Kuwait, Zajil is also Kuwait's first Internet Service Provider. Being a serivce provider to major corporate clients from different sectors like Oil, airlines, banking and retail, Zajil is continuously exploring avenues of providing state-of-the-art technology to its clients. Zajil International Telecom Co's data center in Kuwait is one of the most advanced data centers in the country providing colocation services to banks, enterprise customers, newspapers and mobile service providers. A major part of Zajil's success is owed to the fact that Zajil has been at the forefront of introducing new services to its customers. Partnering with Zscaler is part of that strategy thus, bringing one of the most reliable cloud infrastructure service in the region.

    About Zservices
    Zservices is deploying, building and operating Middle East local Zscaler cloud - through Zscaler's multi-tenant, globally-deployed cloud infrastructure. Zservices Middle East cloud infrastructure offers per country local cloud traffic termination and end user data privacy.

    About Zscaler: The Cloud Security Company™
    Zscaler enforces business policy, mitigates risk and provides twice the functionality at a fraction of the cost of current solutions, utilizing a multi-tenant, globally-deployed infrastructure. Zscaler's integrated, cloud-delivered security services include Web Security, Mobile Security, Email Security and DLP. Zscaler cloud services enable organizations to provide the right access to the right users, from any place and on any device-all while empowering the end-user with a rich Internet experience. For more information, visit www.zscaler.com.

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