Bharti Airtel today announced the launch of its suite of advanced cybersecurity solutions – Airtel Secure aimed for its business customers. Airtel has tied up with global leaders in cybersecurity to bring cutting edge solutions for its customers.
Airtel has set up a state-of-the-art security intelligence center which is located in the National Capital Region offering tracking services to businesses of various sizes from large to small and medium businesses round the clock. The center is equipped with access to advanced technology and AI/MI tools to mitigate potential threats.
The incidents of cybersecurity incidents are likely to touch new heights in India by 2025 with India now the second largest internet market in the world and the fifth most prone to incidents of cyber-attacks.
“At Airtel, we constantly ask our customers what more can we do to help them in their digital transformation journeys. Through these conversations, we have heard that cybersecurity is a critical requirement. Airtel Secure has been built to serve this need. It combines Airtel’s robust network security with cutting-edge solutions delivered through global partnerships so as to deliver end-to-end managed security services. With the incredible trust we enjoy from our customers we believe Airtel Secure will provide our customers peace of mind, enable faster response times to potential threats and help protect their data so as to reduce business risk.”
Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India and South Asia), Bharti Airtel
Paloalto, Radware, Sonicwall, Kaspersky, Forcepoint, Seceon, Netskope, and Cisco are among the global partners for Airtel Secure. Airtel Secure will offer from endpoint protection, email protection to cloud DDOS protection, and more.
Airtel and Cisco will bring together a wide range of cutting-edge security solutions to secure networks, endpoints, applications, and the cloud which will be available to businesses and government entities.
“As India’s business fast-track their digital transformation, our partnership with Airtel is a vehicle for us to help them secure their people and information in a simplified, cohesive manner. Airtel will now be able to help customers streamline operations with integrated threat and security management through Cisco’s security portfolio. Delivered as managed security services (MSS), these offerings will benefit Airtel’s enterprise as well as small business customers, allowing customers to reduce their technology-capex investment and maximize efficiency.
Chuck Robbins, President and CEO, Cisco
Airtel and Radware meanwhile set up the first global data scrubbing center in India to ensure threats to data and information are attacked and eliminated at the source in the country. The setup is hosted in Chennai at Airtel’s Nxtra Data.
“Airtel’s comprehensive services and global customer footprint necessitate cloud security solutions that give their customers the flexibility, scalability, and visibility they need to grow and protect their businesses, no matter where they are. The partnership is a natural fit.”
Roy Zisapel, President and CEO for Radware
Flipkart, Havells, Fidelity India, and R-Systems have already tieup up with Airtel Secure. The service is now available to over one million business customers of Airtel.