Ooredoo Qatar Chooses Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to Strengthen its Enterprise EDGE Managed SD-WAN Portfolio


Thani Ali Al Malki – Executive Director Business at Ooredoo Qatar,

Ooredoo Qatar, a part of Ooredoo Group – a leading international communications company operating across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia, announced that Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has been chosen to deliver its Secure SD-WAN solution to boost Ooredoo’s Enterprise EDGE portfolio.  

Enterprise EDGE is Ooredoo’s managed SD-WAN service that allows enterprise customers to create a network by mixing and matching services from a wide range of WAN connections. Having transformed its network to be SD-WAN ready, Ooredoo offers a new capability unrivalled by traditional connectivity services.  

Thani Ali Al Malki – Executive Director Business at Ooredoo Qatar, said “Ooredoo is a problem solver with the best ICT solutions to address business challenges,” “In an entrepreneurial environment faced with increasingly sophisticated security challenges, the peace of mind inherent in Enterprise EDGE built on Fortinet solution will reassure business customers across Qatar, which will then contribute to the complete customer satisfaction for which we aim.” 

Fortinet Secure SD-WAN is designed to improve user experience and simplify operations at the WAN edge. This will provide Ooredoo’s customers with a secure SD-WAN solution that integrates next-generation firewall with advanced SD-WAN networking functionality to effectively protect customers’ data and applications along with a high level of visibility, reporting, control and scalability. It also can be added on top of any standard connectivity services such as National IPVPN, Business Internet, Business Broadband or Mobile Broadband. 

Alain Penel, Regional Vice President – Middle East, Fortinet, said ‘We are pleased to strengthen our partnership with Ooredoo Qatar, and enable them to provide secure SD-WAN services to its customers,” “Through our unique security-driven networking strategy which tightly integrates an organization’s network infrastructure and security architecture, Fortinet is enabling Ooredoo with the capability to scale its network and change without compromising security operations while providing superior end-user experience and higher performance to support business customers in their digital transformation efforts.” 

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