Posted on July 02, 2019

Ooredoo, the region’s leading enabler of digital business innovation, is now offering enhanced cloud-based corporate ICT cybersecurity services to its corporate customers after achieving Silver Partner status with Akamai, the world’s largest secured cloud delivery platform.

By using Akamai’s Intelligent Platform, Ooredoo is providing business customers, particularly in the media, banking and e-commerce markets, with a faster delivery of secure, cloud-based solutions including content delivery, applications, websites and security services. Ooredoo can offer high-end cybersecurity services including Web Application Firewall (WAF), bot management, client reputation, identity management, and malware protection. Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi, Chief Operating Officer, Ooredoo, said: “By attaining Silver Partner status in the Akamai NetAlliance Partner Program, Ooredoo is positioned as the premier provider of enhanced cloud-based cybersecurity services, especially for media, banking, and e-commerce industries. Our cutting-edge secure cloud services are driving Qatar’s digital transformation and economic development.”

With Qatar set to host the world’s top football tournament in 2022, cloud-based delivery and cybersecurity services are expected to experience a surge in demand in Qatar in the next few years. These services will be vital to the diversification of Qatar’s economy under country’s Qatar National Vision 2030 development goals. Gaining Akamai Silver Partner status is the latest in a series of strategic partnerships for Ooredoo, as the company works to modernise and simplify its corporate customers’ IT infrastructure and enable new solutions to support their digital transformation.

Business customers can leverage the Ooredoo Advantage, making Ooredoo “Best for Business”, thanks to its breadth and depth of talent, best fixed and mobile networks, broadest portfolio of ICT services and solutions, and trusted partner for 60 years.