Palo Alto Networks Partners with TELUS to Offer Managed Cloud Security

Jul 15, 2021
3 minutes

Global expansion, rapidly expanding mobile workforces and cloud computing are shifting the location of applications, data, and users. These changes introduce new opportunities for businesses, but they also increase cybersecurity risks. The dissolution of the security perimeter makes it harder to protect users and data with traditional security solutions. These legacy remote access solutions were not designed with the cloud in mind, creating complexity, manual administrative effort, and incomplete protection. With remote working environments becoming the new norm, it is now essential to consider a transformative approach to cybersecurity.

A cloud-delivered, managed security service with a trusted partner helps customers address the complexities of today’s threat landscape. Through a managed security partner, changing business needs are supported with scalable and elastic technology, consistent best-in-class security, and dedicated expertise to continuously assess and improve security posture.

Helping Canadian Businesses Achieve Secure Access from Anywhere

We are pleased to announce that Palo Alto Networks has partnered with TELUS, a world-leading communications and information technology company, to deliver a Managed Cloud Security service designed to help Canadian organizations enable their employees to securely access data and applications from anywhere. This service is achieved through Palo Alto Networks’ Prisma Access solution, the industry’s only complete cloud-delivered security platform. Prisma Access secures all users and applications with consolidated, best-in-class security capabilities including Firewall as a Service (FWaaS), secure web gateway (SWG), Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), and more. TELUS Managed Cloud Security is fully managed by cybersecurity experts and includes unified controls and complete visibility across the customer’s infrastructure.

"Canadian organizations are looking for modern ways to secure their hybrid workplace,” said Carey Frey, Chief Security Officer & Vice President, TELUS Security. “The TELUS Managed Cloud Security service is a fully cloud-delivered solution, built on Palo Alto Networks Prisma Access technology. With our service, organizations gain the ability to create and enforce a consistent security posture no matter where their users are working from. As the largest Palo Alto Networks service provider in Canada, we look forward to continuing our decade long partnership, supporting Canadian organizations and their cybersecurity journey."

TELUS Managed Cloud Security is available to all Canadian businesses and enables organizations to ensure comprehensive security. Additionally, businesses benefit from an exceptional user experience, thanks to an ultra-low latency network and natively integrated digital experience monitoring capabilities. This service offers:

  • Full traffic inspection with custom security policies
  • Complete protection including next-gen firewall, threat prevention, malware prevention and more, all delivered in the cloud
  • Consistent security posture, across the organization regardless of the user location
  • Enablement of Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), by connecting with a TELUS SD-WAN service to simplify the delivery of consistent security at scale

The TELUS Managed Cloud Security service offers a comprehensive way to secure any complex environment today and adapt to meet an organization’s evolving needs. By combining TELUS’ Managed Cloud Security service with Palo Alto Network’s cloud-delivered security solution, organizations can achieve the highest level of protection, simplify operations and lower the total cost of ownership.

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