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MTN and Cloudflare join forces to secure Africa’s digital future

 ·7 Jun 2024

We’re thrilled to announce an exciting partnership between MTN Converged Solutions and Cloudflare, the global pioneer in internet security and performance.

This strategic alliance is set to redefine cybersecurity across the continent, reinforcing our commitment to safeguarding businesses, governments, and individuals as they navigate Africa’s digital transformation.

By harnessing Cloudflare’s cutting-edge security cloud solutions, MTN is poised to deliver highly customised cybersecurity services.

Our offerings include robust DDoS mitigation, Zero Trust Services, and Magic Firewall.

These solutions not only protect critical operations but also empower our clients on their digital journeys.

Together, we’re fortifying Africa’s digital infrastructure against the ever-evolving cyber threats.

What does this mean for customers?

1. Faster, safer internet

Customers will be able to experience lightning-fast website loading times and seamless online experiences.

MTN x Cloudflare performance optimisation will ensure that browsing, streaming, and accessing critical services happen swiftly and securely.

2. Robust data protection

With future offers such as DDoS Mitigation, Zero Trust Services, and the Magic Firewall, MTN will ensure that customer data remains shielded from cyber threats.

Whether it’s personal information or sensitive business data, we’ve got you covered.

3. Empowering African enterprises

As this partnership intends to span across the continent in time, African businesses will gain access to cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions.

We do not just want to protect data; we want to empower and accelerate growth and innovation.

4. Local expertise, global impact

MTN’s deep understanding of the African market combined with Cloudflare’s global expertise creates a powerful synergy.

Together, we’re raising awareness about cybersecurity, ensuring that businesses thrive securely.

Our commitment to Africa

David Behr, CEO of Converged Solutions at MTN, sums it up:

“Our collaboration with Cloudflare exemplifies our unwavering commitment to empowering businesses,” said Behr.

“It’s not just about protecting against DDoS attacks; it’s about securing Africa’s digital progress.”

“Our joint mission is to raise awareness among enterprises and SMEs about the critical importance of investing in cybersecurity measures. This proactive approach ensures sustained growth and aligns seamlessly with our Ambition 2025 strategy.”

Stay tuned as we embark on this exciting journey to fortify Africa’s digital infrastructure.

Click here to learn more about MTN’s new Cloudflare-powered solutions.

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