Zservices, the provider of local cloud security services in the Middle East, has signed a partnership agreement with Zajil, 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.
Commenting on the partnership, 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”.
“The Zservices Cloud infrastructure is the first cloud-based web and email security service in the Middle East. The solution is 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,” said Nidal Taha, Managing Director, Zservices.
Zajil International Telecom is a regional MPLS service provider in the MENA region. Based in Kuwait, Zajil is also Kuwait’s first Internet Service Provider. Zservices is deploying, building and operating Middle East local Zscaler cloud. 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 with local cloud equipment within each country. Zscaler’s integrated, cloud-delivered security services include web security, mobile security, email security and DLP.