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.”
Allot Communications Ltd, a provider of innovative network intelligence and security solutions for service providers worldwide, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Netonomy Ltd., a developer of software-based cyber security for the connected home, with closing anticipated to occur in a very short period. The acquisition is in line with Allot’s strategy of providing Communications Service Providers (CSPs) with comprehensive security solutions for their customers. As the adoption of IoT and connected devices at home continues to grow rapidly, it is becoming increasingly difficult to manage and prevent security breaches on these devices. Netonomy’s technology integrates a unique software component onto existing routers, enabling device management as well as a variety of protective security functionality on those devices. Netonomy’s technology integrates a unique software component onto existing routers Seamless security anywhere, anytime Allot’s leading mobile protection solutions are already deployed widely by CSPs to protect their mobile customers. Leveraging Netonomy’s technology in concert with Allot’s solutions will provide CSPs the ability to offer comprehensive and seamless security to the consumer anywhere, anytime. “Allot continues to invest in leading network-based security capabilities to empower CSPs to offer value added security services to consumers and businesses.” Said Erez Antebi, President and CEO at Allot. “This acquisition complements our developments in Security by adding advanced home router protection capabilities, which are critical in the IoT Security value chain.” The consideration to be paid will not have a material impact on Allot’s financial situation.