Jazz, Pakistan’s number one 4G operator, and the largest internet and broadband service provider has partnered with Network Cloud pioneer Alkira,®Inc. to deploy the company’s Cloud Networking as-a-Service(CNaaS) offering. The Alkira integration with Jazz’s Cloud portfolio provides enterprises the ability to deploy a multi-cloud network in minutes, with the flexibility to turn services on and off as the business requires.

The time, cost, and complexity of building networks in the cloud with end-to-end connectivity, security, and visibility are major challenges holding back digital transformation. Enterprises now require greater agility to respond quickly to business needs, complex network infrastructure, including solutions from a wide range of cloud vendors.

Through Alkira, Jazz will provide simpler, comprehensive, and faster multi-cloud solutions that can help optimize performance, control costs, provide quick cloud access and secure applications, environments, and data. A pay-as-you-go model that provides a single platform to manage services from different cloud providers with no additional hardware requirements.

“In this new normal, businesses are relying on a mobile workforce and applications accessed in the cloud. As these businesses undergo a digital transformation, they require extreme agility and the best network security. In partnering with Alkira, we are looking to reinvent the cloud experience by delivering a multi-cloud network with unified services, security, intent-based policy, visibility, and governance. This platform seamlessly connects to the corporate infrastructure, enabling a secure multi-cloud environment in minutes, providing businesses the agility they need,” said Syed Ali Naseer, Chief Business Officer at Jazz.

“We are pleased to have the Alkira Cloud Services Exchange ® (CSX) selected by Jazz to simplify the cloud journey and help enterprise customers get to, around and across clouds through our Cloud Network-as-a-Service offering,” said Atif Khan, CTO, and Founder of Aklira, Inc.  We are grateful for the tremendous global response to Alkira CSX. It  has been a humbling experience to surpass the early growth around our pioneering efforts in SDWAN and we look forward to working closely with the team at Jazz to bring the state-of-the-art cloud networking and multi-cloud networking services to local markets.”

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