Ede, The Netherlands – September 6, 2021 — Horizon Telecom, a leading provider of enterprise communication and connectivity for global enterprises, and Zscaler™, the worldwide leader in cloud security, today announced their partnership to provide the powerful combination of Zero Trust security with a managed infrastructure solution. Horizon Telecom offers secure and performant access to the internet and to company applications from any location with every connection type using the Zscaler Trust Zero Exchange™ platform as a cloud-based security service.
Digital transformation has fundamentally changed the way modern businesses operate. This shift has been accelerated by enterprises’ move to cloud-based SaaS models and the internet is fast becoming the new corporate network shattering traditional connectivity and security principles. The requirement for direct-to-internet connectivity for access to cloud applications and workloads has improved business agility and demands new cloud-based security approaches on the basis of Zero Trust for the modern hybrid workforce. Horizon Telecom offers the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange cloud security service portfolio for secure access to the internet and fast remote access next to cloud workload protection as a managed security service.
Horizon Telecom partners with Zscaler to enable global enterprises with secure access to cloud networks and applications
“The digital transformation companies are going through these days, requires a different security approach,” said Melvin Jellesma, Managing Director, at Horizon Telecom. “With applications moving to the cloud and users working from any location, we were already able to provide them the best connectivity available for optimal performance. The next step is the security transformation that fits the current and future demands in user experience, security and flexibility. With Zscaler added to our Global portfolio we fill the gap based on Zero Trust Network Access.”
“We are very excited to add Horizon Telecom to our partner community. We believe they have the right skills and knowledge to help corporations make a very important transformation from the pure on-premise world to the cloud.”
“With the help of our Zero Trust Exchange platform Horizon Telecom are able to provide an answer to the hybrid workforce requirements for their global customers in the enterprise space,” added Sean Sullivan, Director EMEA Channels at Zscaler. “Companies are able to reduce their attack surface based on the granular access concept of cloud based security and profit from reduced administration efforts of a managed security offering, thus enabling a secure and fast digital transformation.”