Bahrain Telecom Teams Up With DOSarrest To Offer DDoS Protection Services

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Apr 17, 2014 01:33 am PST

Bahrain Telecom has today announced that it will offer DDoS protection services from cloud based DDoS mitigation specialist DOSarrest to its business customers. The partnership means that BATELCO’s customers’ websites will be protected around the clock from any and all DDoS attacks.

“The DDoS mitigation solution from DOSarrest is designed to protect customers’ networks against any malicious attempts by containing the harm of such attacks, thus ensuring the operational status of the organisation. The introduction of this service is in line with our repeated commitments to providing our valued customers with the most advanced products and services that meet their dynamic demands,” said Batelco Enterprise General Manager, Adel Daylami.  “DOSarrest came as an answer to the increased threats in cyber space, as cyber-attacks have become a major security concern for organisations of all sizes.”

Bahrain Telecom realised the threat of DDoS attacks on their customer base and set out to explore the various options available for their business customers’ enterprise websites. After evaluating the options available, BATELCO chose the fully managed DDoS Protection service offered by DOSarrest Internet Security.  The service will be offered by BATELCO to its business customers as part of its cloud portfolio.

“We are honoured to be providing DDoS protection services for Batelco’s business customers. We have been providing DDoS protection for a number of Bahrain-based enterprises, for over 4 years now, this announcement just cements the business association,” stated Mark Teolis, General Manager of DOSarrest.

Details on this service can be found here:

About Batelco:

Batelco Group, is headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain and listed on the Bahrain Bourse. Batelco has played a pivotal role in the country’s development as a major communications hub and today is the leading integrated communications’ provider, continuing to lead and shape the local consumer market and the enterprise ICT market. Batelco has been growing overseas via investing in other market-leading fixed and wireless operators.

Batelco Group has evolved from being a regional Middle Eastern operation to become a major communications company with direct and indirect investments across 14 geographies, namely Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man, Maldives, Diego Garcia, St. Helena, Ascension Islands and Falklands.

About DOSarrest Internet Security:

DOSarrest founded in 2007 in Vancouver, BC, Canada is one of only a couple of companies worldwide to specialize in only cloud based DDoS protection services. Their global client base includes mission critical ecommerce websites in a wide range of business segments including financial, health, media, education and government. Their innovative systems, software and exceptional service have been leading edge for over 7 years now.

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