Network Computing

Fujitsu PH taps NetFoundry to help businesses address networking challenges

Fujitsu Philippines Inc., a global information technology (IT) systems integrator and solutions provider, has worked with NetFoundry Inc., the leader in zero-trust networking, to help businesses in the country address key networking challenges resulting from the acceleration of digital transformation caused by the current global health crisis.

With the sudden changes brought by the pandemic, the alliance between Fujitsu and NetFoundry enables businesses to respond effectively to the disruptions and achieve organizational resilience often referred to as Business Continuity Management (BCM).

“Together with NetFoundry, we are introducing a transformative approach to support businesses across the Philippines to address, not only their business networking needs but most importantly the challenges brought about by the pandemic to business resiliency and productivity,” said Dipesh Ranjan, VP & APAC MD of NetFoundry.

Amid the pandemic, organizations need to provide secure, high quality networking everywhere, including over broadband internet access, such that knowledge workers can be productive in new flexible working arrangements, while IT organizations need solutions they can roll out and manage efficiently and effectively.

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The work-from-anywhere VPN replacement solutions, formulated by the two companies, helps organizations with their business continuity, continuing “business-as-usual” operations.” The solution helps organizations move to an overall Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) framework, which matches network transformation to digital transformation.

The set of solutions mean organizations can now have zero trust network access to workplace tools, software applications, and resources from any location over any connection. IT organizations meanwhile use the cloud-orchestrated platform to simplify management and improve productivity. The solution provides excellent resiliency and reliability, addressing key needs around business processes, workforce productivity, customer service, supply chain, and logistics.

NetFoundry’s cloud-native, zero-trust network access, NaaS (Network as a Service) platform empowers partners to offer network transformation solutions to meet the requirements of digital transformation. NetFoundry features a global network Fabric with optimized connectivity to every major cloud provider. The solution results in massive cost savings in replacing MPLS and VPN type connections, while often providing 3x to 10x performance improvement with direct, dynamic routing from each endpoint, and NetFoundry Fabric optimization.