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MainOne partners Radware on internet security solutions

By Ikechukwu Onyewuchi   |   29 May 2016   |   2:01 am  
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To guard against cyber attacks, data solutions firm, MainOne and cyber security services provider, Radware, have partnered to offer Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack detection and mitigation solution to safeguard services of financial, ecommerce and allied institutions.

The service is expected to provide best-in-class managed enterprise applications and network security against different kinds of cyber attacks, which have plagued institutions across the continent at an increasing rate over the past year.

Commenting on the partnership, the Chief Information Security Officer of MainOne, Chidinma Iwe, said, “Africa has experienced an unprecedented increase in sophisticated DDoS attacks across industries, including Financial Services, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing and eCommerce. As the DDoS landscape continues to evolve, with stronger, more sophisticated attack methods, enterprises need to not only proactively protect themselves but also provide a scalable means of remediation and we are investing to make the best solutions available to our customers.”

Radware’s Vice President, Cloud Services Business, Haim Zelikovsky, said, “The increase in frequency of DDoS attacks provides an opportunity for providers such as MainOne to mitigate attacks that can disrupt their customers’ networks. MainOne is committed to protecting businesses in West Africa from this disruptions and we are pleased they have chosen Radware as their business partner.”



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