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Oriental Weavers Group

One of the World’s Largest Carpet Producers Rolls out SD-WAN in Record Time

“With restrictions on travel and an increasing number of staff working remotely, the ability to push out central configuration changes and policy updates in real-time proved invaluable. In the end, not only did we complete the roll-out at a time when many projects were being postponed, but we had all 180 showrooms online within just three months.”

Eng. Ahmed Dawood, IT Director, Oriental Weavers Group

 

Oriental Weavers Group is one of the world’s largest carpet, rug, and related raw-materials producers. Based in Cairo, Egypt, the group has manufacturing facilities in three countries and distributes its products in more than 130 countries worldwide. In order to drive major digital transformation and support massive growth, Oriental Weavers chose Fortinet to enhance the security, performance, and reliability of their SAP applications and services across the group’s network of national showrooms, while simultaneously reducing operating costs and remaining compliant to the Egyptian Tax Authority invoicing mandate. Leveraging the Fortinet Secure SD-WAN solution based on FortiGate next-generation firewalls (NGFWs), FortiClient endpoint protection, and FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer for centralized management, reporting, and analytics, Oriental Weavers attains centralized control and connection reliability.

Learn how Oriental Weavers also cut operating costs up to 80% with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN in this case study.

Business Impact

 

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Enhanced customer experience through faster, smoother transaction processing

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Reduced communications costs by up to 80% at multiple locations

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Reduced risk of downtime from security incidents or equipment failure

Scalable

Configured 180 showrooms online within just three months

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Increased security and data privacy

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