Allot launches CSP security solution with Intel Security for anywhere, anytime user protection
Allot Communications Ltd, a provider of security and monetisation solutions that enable communication service providers (CSPs) to protect and personalise the digital experience, is collaborating with Intel Security.
The companies are working together to introduce McAfee Unified Security Powered by Allot, providing end-to-end security capabilities. The solution delivers comprehensive protection combining Allot’s multi-tenant network-based security platform and McAfee endpoint protection.
As the volume of connected devices grows, so do the corresponding security and privacy concerns placing CSPs in a unique position to offer solutions that combine network-based protection and endpoint coverage with centralised management and control. Core benefits of the joint Allot and Intel Security solution include On-Net and Off-Net coverage and simple user onboarding, which CSPs need in order to best capitalise on the security services opportunity.
“With the proliferation of mobile devices and the exponential growth in IoT, the combination of Intel Security’s expertise in the cyber security domain with Allot’s vast experience in the CSP network-based Security as a Service market delivers immediate and unparalleled value for operators and consumers alike,” said Andrei Elefant, president & CEO at Allot Communications.
“We see significant interest in the joint solution, including several engagements in progress. We are excited about this collaboration and are looking forward to working jointly with Intel Security and to expanding Allot’s global reach.”
The joint Allot and Intel Security solution blends advanced threat detection technologies in the network and at the endpoint with customer intelligence and comprehensive personalisation capabilities to deliver a scalable platform that simplifies security service activation, service awareness, operation and management.
Deployed by CSPs as a value-added security service to their customers, McAfee Unified Security Powered by Allot offers comprehensive protection for users at home, at work and on-the-go, and features a consumer-friendly interface and simple self-management capabilities.
Main features include:
- Security on any device, anywhere: Works with devices ranging from smartphones and tablets to gaming consoles, smart TVs and more;
- Web and email protection: Capabilities help guard against bots, malware, phishing and spam;
- Identity protection: Leverages True Key™ by Intel Security to allow users to sign in using features that are unique to them instead of needing to remember passwords;
- Unique and advanced security services such as: Ad blocking, parental controls, and more.
“We have been delivering our security solutions to consumers with service providers for many years,” said John Giamatteo, corporate vice president at Intel Security. “Through our collaboration with Allot, we will deliver a security solution that makes it easy for consumers and small businesses to build online safety in today’s hyper-connected world by bridging network and endpoint security. We selected Allot for its proven network-based security service, which already helps to protect millions of subscribers worldwide.”
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