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|Allot to Partner with Rakuten Mobile|
|Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 11:24:00 AM|
Partnership to leverage Allot’s network-based traffic management and security solutions
HOD HASHARON, Israel, May 14 , 2019 /Global Newswire/ — Allot Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALLT) (TASE: ALLT), a leading global provider of innovative network intelligence and security solutions for service providers and enterprises worldwide, announced today that has commenced a partnership with Rakuten Mobile, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc., a global leader in internet services and soon to be operator of Japan’s newest mobile network, to provide state-of-the-art virtualized security solutions.
Leveraging Allot’s network-based traffic management and security solutions, Rakuten Mobile aims to deliver a fully secure mobile network in Japan. Allot’s unified traffic management and network security platform will provide protection for Rakuten’s mobile network and subscriber traffic. Rakuten’s fully virtualized cloud native mobile network has successfully completed real world end-to-end tests in February, demonstrating stability and scalability of the service. The launch of Rakuten Mobile is planned for October.
“Allot is excited to be a key technology partner in Rakuten Mobile’s plan to disrupt the Japanese mobile market,” said Erez Antebi, CEO, at Allot. “We are pleased that our security offering aligns seamlessly with Rakuten Mobile’s business goals and we look forward to the opportunity for our scalable solution to grow in tandem with Rakuten Mobile’s users.”
“We are excited to partner with Allot as we build Japan’s newest mobile network,” said Tareq Amin, chief technology officer, Rakuten Mobile. “By leveraging Allot’s world-class technologies and expertise, we will be able to provide our customers with a comprehensive secured mobile service.”