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Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company

“The business benefits post-implementation have been significant. The service is enabling enterprise customers to provide better protection and mitigation from cyberthreats such as viruses, botnets and advanced persistent threats. It has helped customers reduce their CAPEX by eliminating the cost of deploying and running on-premise hardware as well as hiring additional resources.”

– Farid Faraidooni, Deputy CEO, ICT Solutions,
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company


du - from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is a UAE-based telecommunications service provider serving 9 million individual customers over its 4G LTE network, and catering to over 100,000 UAE businesses. du is ideally placed to support the realisation of UAE Vision 2021 and transformation of Dubai into a Smart City.

du selected Fortinet Security Fabric solutions as the foundation of its Cloud Unified Threat Management (UTM) managed security services. Fortinet’s FortiPortal provides du with everything required to fully manage the FortiGate enterprise firewalls from a centralized management console with remotely managed network security from any location, via the cloud. It also allows these capabilities to be extended to du’s customers, allowing them a single pane of glass management to check their own network security status, and modify firewall policies through a complete customer-centric interface.

Read the Press Release  to learn more about why du choose Fortinet as the foundation of its cloud-based clean pipe internet service.

Business Impact


Visibility Protection

Security services coupled with customer’s single point of management for self-service and visibility

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Security services and capabilities such as web content filtering, virus protection, intrusion prevention, application control, data loss prevention and remote VPN access

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Fast deployment and configuration, 24x7 monitoring, software scalability and expert support, and a subscription based billing with minimal upfront cost.

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