Allot announced that it has commenced a partnership with Rakuten Mobile, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten, to provide state-of-the-art virtualized security solutions.
Leveraging Allot’s network-based traffic management and security solutions, Rakuten Mobile aims to deliver a fully secure mobile network in Japan. Allot’s unified traffic management and network security platform will provide protection for Rakuten’s mobile network and subscriber traffic.
Rakuten’s fully virtualized cloud native mobile network has successfully completed real world end-to-end tests in February, demonstrating stability and scalability of the service. The launch of Rakuten Mobile is planned for October.