Zscaler Powers Comprehensive Security Solution Offered by Deutsche Telekom
New Security Offering, Internet Protect Pro, will be available to all Deutsche Telekom’s business customers
London, March 17, 2016—Zscaler, the leading cloud security provider, today jointly announced with Deutsche Telekom at the CeBIT conference in Hanover, Germany that Zscaler will power Deutsche Telekom’s newest security solution, Internet Protect Pro, a new offering from its Magenta Security Portfolio, for its business customers. The completely cloud based Internet Protect Pro encompasses the Zscaler cloud security platform and be operated in Deutsche Telekom’s highly secure data center in Biere, Germany ensuring compliance with European data residency and privacy requirements.
With this announcement, Deutsche Telekom continues its expansion into cloud services and further differentiates itself by offering uncompromising trust and security that is easy and convenient to deploy.
“For the cloud and mobile world of IT, security must be delivered from the cloud. We are glad to partner with Zscaler to offer a purpose-built security platform to our customers, relieving them of the need to buy, deploy and manage traditional security point products. Internet Protect Pro, powered by Zscaler, hosted in Deutsche Telekom datacenters, offers unmatched data privacy and security to our German and global customers,” explained Dr. Ferri Abolhassan, Director of T-Systems’ IT Division and Telekom Security.
“Deutsche Telekom has been on the forefront of enabling cloud transformation at businesses,” said Jay Chaudhry, CEO of Zscaler. “This partnership will further extend that lead by bringing Zscaler’s extensive cloud security platform to provide Deutsche Telecom’s customers with comprehensive security, visibility and control in an easy to configure and deploy solution.”
With Zscaler, Deutsche Telekom is able to offer its customers a cloud-based security solution that includes the following key capabilities:
- Web security, next generation cloud firewall and sandboxing that ensures that businesses are protected from inbound threats including traditional malware, botnets attacks and APT (advanced persistent threats)
- DLP (Data Loss Prevention) to monitor and block core intellectual property from leaving a company
- Enforcement of a company’s Internet access policy to prevent the unauthorised access to locations or applications that could compromise a company’s security posture
Comprehensive Protection Across Locations, Users and Devices
With Zscaler’s cloud based security, Deutsche Telekom is able to offer its businesses a high level of security for all their employees no matter where they are – headquarters, branch offices, or working remotely from their homes – and irrespective of the device they use to access the Internet (PC, mobile phone or tablet).
Simple, Cost-Effective Deployment and Management
Internet Protect Pro is deployed in the cloud, can be expanded as needed to fit a company’s growing needs and enables the IT organisation to manage security for all its users through the cloud. This simplifies management, ensures consistent policies across the entire organisation and reduces the overall cost of ownership.
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with more than 156 million mobile customers, 29 million fixed-network lines and around 18 million broadband lines (as of December 31, 2015). The Group provides fixed-network/broadband, mobile communications, Internet and Internet-based TV products and services for consumers, and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in more than 50 countries and has around 225,200 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of 69.2 billion euros in the 2015 financial year – around 64 percent of it outside Germany.
Zscaler is transforming Internet security with the industry’s first Security as a Service platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organisations, including 50 of the Fortune 500. Zscaler ensures that more than 15 million users worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies.
Zscaler is a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Secure Web Gateways and delivers a safe and productive Internet experience for every user, from any device and from any location — 100% in the cloud. With its multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform, Zscaler effectively moves security into the internet backbone, operating in more than 100 data centers around the world and enabling organisations to fully leverage the promise of cloud and mobile computing with uncompromising protection and performance. Zscaler delivers unified, carrier-grade internet security, next generation firewall, web security, sandboxing for advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL inspection, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence—all without the need for on-premise hardware, appliances or software. To learn more, visit us at www.zscaler.com.