Allot Ltd., a global provider of innovative network intelligence and security solutions for service providers and enterprises worldwide, announced that it has commenced a partnership with Rakuten Mobile, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc., a global provider of internet services and soon to be operator of Japan’s newest mobile network, to provide state-of-the-art virtualised 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.
Virtualised cloud-native mobile network
We are pleased that our security offering aligns seamlessly with Rakuten Mobile’s business goals"Rakuten’s fully virtualised 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.”