Vodafone Idea (Vi) reveals Vi Cloud Firewall Solution to keep Enterprises Secure


Vi business, the enterprise services division of the telecom giant Vodafone Idea, has now launched a cloud-deployed security solution, Vi Cloud Firewall.

Vi Cloud Firewall has been developed in collaboration with FirstWave Cloud Technology. The Vi Cloud Firewall will come with features such as gateway anti-virus, content filtering, secure VPN, real-time intelligence, and DDoS protection.

Executive Opinion

Abhijit Kishore, Chief Enterprise Business Officer, Vodafone Idea Limited, said, "As enterprises accelerate digital adoption and respond to the dynamic environment,  they are also looking to build scalable IT and  Security capabilities. Migrating to cloud applications and protection against possible security threats is amongst the top priorities for large and small businesses alike. Vi Cloud Firewall is a flexible subscription-based solution offering ease of business operations, connectivity, and security for businesses across domains. With the launch of Vi Cloud Firewall, Vi Business has taken another significant step towards providing comprehensive and integrated connectivity and security solutions to our enterprise customers."

Neil Pollock, the CEO, FirstWave Cloud Technology, said, "Firstwave is delighted to partner with  Vi  Business  to  launch the innovative  Vi Next Generation Cloud  Firewall  that  is  integral  to  Vi  Business  secure  internet  portfolio. Teams from  both  Vi  Business  and  FirstWave  Cloud  haveworked  tirelessely  over  the  last  several months to bring this innovation to Vi Business customers.  Businesses in India can now take advantage of Vi’s SaaS-based cybersecurity services, starting with cloud firewalls and in the future Email and Web security, delivered via Vi’s incredible network and using FirstWave’s CCSP platform. The FirstWave team is excited and committed to supporting Vi Business in this journey."

FirstWave and Vi Firewall Cloud Security Solution

FirstWave has helped Vi Business design cloud firewalls engineered for Vi’s OpenStack RedHat Cloud environment. FirstWave's Cloud Content Security Platform will manage Vi Cloud Firewall. At the core of the solution, it will be supported by the Palo Alto Network’s VM-Series of Next-Gen Firewall, notes the announcement.

Some of the advantages of Vi Cloud Firewall are zero CapEx, zero-touch, and the elimination of any on-premise infrastructure for enterprises. The solution will also not require an infrastructure upgrade or dependence on the internal IT teams.

Vodafone Idea will target the verticals of education, healthcare, BFSI, manufacturing, among others, with the solution.
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