DATA SECURITY

Ericom Software continues global expansion using Oracle Cloud infrastructure with key Middle East investments

businesswire | December 22, 2020

Ericom Software, an innovator in Zero Trust cloud online protection arrangements and an individual from the Oracle Partner Network (OPN), today reported a development of its Ericom Global Cloud stage server farm presence in the Middle East to help developing interest for Ericom Shield Remote Browser Isolation (RBI). These ventures grow neighborhood admittance to Ericom's internationally appropriated, multi-occupant cloud stage for all associations in the locale.

The pace of cyberattacks utilizing malware intended to misuse internet browser weaknesses has been significantly quickening. These sorts of web and email based assaults utilize zero-day malware installed in the substance of sites to convey ransomware, exfiltrate information, upset tasks, and that's only the tip of the iceberg. Ericom Shield RBI forestalls 100% of online assaults by executing web content in a distant, disengaged cloud - based compartment, sending just safe delivering data to a gadget's program. At the point when clients interface with the sites they are totally protected since no web content is ever executed straightforwardly on their gadgets.

Neighborhood Cloud Datacenters Deliver Performance, Availability, and Data Sovereignty

Two of the most recent server farms in the Middle East, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and in Dubai, UAE, are conveyed in Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), a market-driving stage prepared to do flexibly expanding figure limit and handling to oblige changing information traffic needs.

“Ericom’s growing data center footprint in the Middle East is important for a number of reasons,” said Ravi Pather, Ericom Vice President, Europe and Middle East. “Meeting local data residency and sovereignty requirements means that that cloud-based services must retain data and logs in the region. Having multiple Points of Presence (PoPs) also allows us to deliver the performance and resiliency enterprises expect.”

About Ericom Software

Ericom Software is a leading provider of Zero Trust cloud cybersecurity solutions for secure web and application access that protect organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Leveraging innovative zero trust browser and application isolation technologies, Ericom's cloud and software security solutions enable simple, secure policy-driven access to mission-critical resources without impacting end-user productivity.

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