Tata Teleservices, FirstWave Partner to Strengthen Cyber Security Offering in India

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Tata Teleservices in partnership with FirstWave Cloud Technology Limited (FirstWave), a leading Australian global cloud security provider, has strengthened its suite of enterprise grade smart cyber security solutions. 

Tata Teleservices will leverage FirstWave’s Cloud Content Security Platform (CCSP), to offer email security, web security, next generation firewall, endpoint security and multi-factor authentication (MFA) Security Services. This partnership will enable the SMB customers of Tata Teleservices, to have access to a comprehensive smart perimeter security proposition that is robust, scalable and can be rapidly deployed at an affordable cost. 

Elaborating on the partnership, Harjit Singh, President – Enterprise Business, Tata Teleservices, said, “The COVID-19 Pandemic has created a unique set of opportunities and threats in its wake. As enterprises embrace the new ‘Digital’ normal, they need to gear up to address cyber security challenges which are becoming more pervasive than ever before. We are excited to partner with FirstWave to offer Customers a world class Platform based Security Portfolio that will enable them to meet these cybersecurity threats, efficiently and cost effectively”.  

Sai Pratyush – Group Product Head – IOT, Cloud and SaaS, Tata Teleservices , said, “The demand for cloud services is growing exponentially and it brings added consideration on security be it the application layer, data layer, device security or even identity management. SMBs are often unprepared for cyber threats and through our Partnership with FirstWave, we will be in a position to offer them Platform based Security services which include web, email, end-point security, firewall and multi-factor authentication services powered by the best in the business”.

Tata Teleservices Security proposition, powered by FirstWave, applies machine learning techniques and integrates with Security offerings from Security market leaders such as Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, Trend Micro and Fortinet. It provides security for customers using public and private cloud business applications and provides long-term operational efficiency. Through this partnership, enterprises across BFSI, IT / ITes, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Fintech, EdTech etc. will now have access to one stop optimized market leading cybersecurity solutions backed by Tata Teleservices 24X7 managed service capabilities and trust.

FirstWave Cloud Technology’s Head of BD and Sales, APAC, Shekila Ramalingam, commented, “We would like to thank Tata Teleservices for this partnership. With this new solution, all Indian small businesses can now reap the unique benefits of a truly enterprise-grade, SaaS-based cyber security and protection delivered within Tata Teleservices Network against the growing threat of cyber-crime including ransom ware, phishing and fraud. Tata Teleservices is revolutionizing the accessibility, cost and convenience of enterprise-grade SaaS security for businesses, delivering market – leading threat protection.”

FirstWave CEO, Neil Pollock, added, “We are very excited by our first partnership in India. The ability for a Telco to rapidly sell our full catalogue of enterprise grade security services to any size business shows the true power of our SaaS orchestration and management platform, the CCSP.”