2 February 2023
NTT enhances its Managed Campus Networks portfolio with Palo Alto Networks Prisma® SASE to address networking, security and business management challenges
The new managed SASE solution builds on NTT's Managed Campus Networks platform to provide customers with enhanced capabilities, new features, and a fully managed end-to-end service to support and operate critical network infrastructure
Johannesburg, South Africa – 2 February 2023 NTT Ltd., a leading global IT infrastructure and services company and parent company of Dimension Data, today announced the addition of Palo Alto Networks Prisma SASE to its Managed Campus Networks portfolio. The new offering is a comprehensive managed Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) solution that includes SD-WAN, cloud-delivered security, and enhanced automation and reporting. The end-to-end solution is designed to help enterprises meet current digital transformation challenges and enable more flexible ways of working.
By integrating networking and SD-WAN functionality with cloud-delivered security, the solution enables NTT customers to secure user access to applications and sensitive data irrespective of location, without compromising on performance and user experience. The platform's advanced AIOps and automation capabilities also help improve operational efficiency and security outcomes.
NTT Managed Campus Networks with Prisma SASE provides organizations with immediate and continuous savings, reducing the number of vendors, tools, and technology stacks needed to support the business. The solution is a simple and scalable model with entry points matching customers' unique journeys and needs. Additionally, as a fully managed solution, enterprises will be able to conserve scarce IT resources and reduce the complexity of managing a global network and security infrastructure.
"Hybrid working is here to stay, and organizations needs to manage the increased security risk of giving employees the ability to access their systems and applications, from anywhere. This partnership and offering will enable our clients to protect their security posture, whilst enabling hybrid working productivity," comments Marc Jessiman, VP Managed Network and Collaboration Services at Dimension Data.
"We are excited to partner with Palo Alto Networks to provide this end-to-end managed SASE offering that helps customers address the challenges that confront today's enterprise operational environment," said Sunil Kishore, Senior EVP Managed Network and Collaboration Services Division at NTT Ltd. "The breadth of our combined technical resources and service capabilities, coupled with NTT's global presence, will enable us to design, deliver and manage solutions for even the most complex enterprise requirements."
"NTT's world-class service, support, and comprehensive set of SLAs provide a strong managed service foundation for our single vendor SASE solution," added Anand Oswal, Senior Vice President of Products, Network Security at Palo Alto Networks. "NTT Managed Campus Networks with Palo Alto Networks Prisma SASE will play an integral role in enabling organizations to secure their digital transformation journeys through enhanced operational efficiency, agility and effective management of cloud environments, providing a true zero trust solution to safeguard today's distributed workforce."
"Conventional security perimeters do not meet the needs of today's distributed networks," stated Brian Washburn, Research Director, Service Provider Enterprise & Wholesale at Omdia. "The SASE framework combines SD-WAN with cloud-delivered security to protect sites, clouds, data centers and remote workers. NTT Managed Campus Networks service with Palo Alto Networks Prisma SASE lets enterprises upgrade or address gaps in their network and security, delivered through a flexible cloud model."
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About NTT Ltd.
As part of NTT DATA, a USD 30 billion IT services provider, NTT Ltd. is a leading IT infrastructure and services company serving 65% of the Fortune Global 500 and more than 75% of the Fortune Global 100. We lay the foundation for organizations' edge-to-cloud networking ecosystem, simplify the complexity of their workloads across multicloud environments, and innovate at the edge of their IT environments where networks, cloud and applications converge. We offer tailored infrastructure and ensure consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our secure, scalable and customizable data centers. On the journey towards a software-defined future, we support organizations with our platform-delivered infrastructure services. We enable a connected future.
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About Dimension Data
Dimension Data is a leading IT infrastructure and services company, operating across Middle East and Africa. Dimension Data is 100% owned by the NTT group, a global technology and business solutions provider. Together NTT and Dimension Data believe in contributing to society through our business operations by applying technology for good.
At Dimension Data we deliver a secure and connected future that empowers our people, clients and communities. We lay the foundation for organizations' edge-to-cloud networking ecosystem, simplify the complexity of their workloads across multicloud environments, and innovate at the edge of their IT environments, where networks, cloud and applications converge. We offer tailored infrastructure and ensure consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our secure, scalable and customizable data centers. On the journey towards a software-defined future, we support organizations with platform-delivered infrastructure services.
Established in South Africa, Dimension Data employs over 8000 employees across 15 countries. Our services and solutions serve clients across all industries including some of the biggest brands listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Nairobi Securities Exchange, and the Dubai Financial Market.
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