Tier-1 Operator in APAC Picks Allot to Protect its 5G Network


Allot Ltd., a global provider of innovative network intelligence and security-as-a-service (SECaaS) solutions for communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises, has announced that a Tier-1 mobile operator in APAC has selected the Allot 5G NetProtect solution to provide end-to-end User Plane Protection (UPP) against DDoS and botnet attacks on their 5G network.

Allot 5G NetProtect secures the 5G user plane from DDoS and bot attacks. It is a cloud native solution designed to meet requirements derived from 5G network scale, latency, and expanded threat landscape.

Allot 5G NetProtect employs a multi-layer threat prevention strategy that detects and blocks the latest and most evasive DDoS and botnet attacks the are initiated from within and from outside the network, assuring network Quality of Experience (QoE). It uses machine learning artificial intelligence to automatically detect and block zero-day attacks and is built upon an industry-leading inline network intelligence engine with field-proven, ultra-low latency, 5G-scale performance.

“We are very proud that this mobile operator has put their trust in Allot to protect their 5G network from both external and internal attacks. We expect that as 5G networks are deployed and grow, the need for securing the network itself will become a growth opportunity for Allot,” said Oren Coral, Vice President of Sales, APAC for Allot.