Allot Ltd (NASDAQ:ALLT) (TASE:ALLT), a security and smart network intelligence solutions company, announced Tuesday that it has embarked on a partnership with Rakuten Mobile to make a push into Japan.
Founded in Tokyo in 1997, Rakuten is a leading provider of internet services and will soon to be operating Japan’s newest mobile network, to provide advanced virtualized security solutions. By leveraging Allot’s network-based traffic management and security solutions, Rakuten Mobile aims to deliver a fully secure mobile network in Japan.
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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 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 Allot CEO Erez Antebi. “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.”
Allot is a provider of network intelligence and security solutions for service providers worldwide. Its solutions are deployed for network and application analytics, traffic control and shaping, and network-based security services. The company’s multi-service platforms are used by over 500 mobile, fixed and cloud service providers and more than 1,000 enterprises.
“We are excited to partner with Allot as we build Japan’s newest mobile network,” said Tareq Amin, chief technology officer at 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.”
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