Juniper Networks Chosen To Supply Security For Saudi Telecom

Will provide integrated firewall, VPN, and SSL VPN solutions to the provider, which has the Middle East's largest number of subscribers.

September 22, 2004

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Juniper Networks has been chosen to supply security solutions to Saudi Telecom Corporation (STC), the leading provider of telecommunications voice and data services in Saudi Arabia, and the provider with the largest number of subscribers in the Middle East. Juniper Networks will provide integrated firewall and virtual private network (VPN) and secure socket layer (SSL) VPN solutions to secure the internal networks supporting Saudi Telecom's business.

STC provides communications services, including fixed and mobile, voice and data services based on a variety of transmission systems including microwave, fiber optic, coax, satellite and submarine facilities.

Saleh Al-Zahrani, director, Information Security Controls and Solutions at Saudi Telecom, said in a statement: "As a regional leader in tele- and data-communications, Saudi Telecom recognizes the need to leverage superior security solutions to protect its operational data from the ever-increasing threats caused by hackers and unauthorized usersWe found that Juniper Networks provides the best product range to meet these needs."

Eddie Minshull, vice president of sales, EMEA for Juniper Networks, added: "We have provided Saudi Telecom with an integrated, best-in-class suite of security solutions for its internal network, which enables the company to secure its customer-facing organizational activity with confidence. This is an excellent example of the value of Juniper Network's broad security portfolio and how complementary IPSec and SSL VPN deployments can be."

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