EGYPT. The US-based Narus today announced a multi-million dollar agreement with Giza Systems of Egypt, licensing the comprehensive portfolio of IP management and security products of Narus in the Middle East region.
Giza Systems, a world-class systems provider of telecommunications solutions in the Middle East, already delivers IP management and security solutions in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Palestine and Libya using the Narus system.
Narus and Giza Systems formalised this exclusive relationship after working together for more than two years providing Voice over IP (VoIP) detection, mediation and protection to the largest IP carriers in the Middle East. Telecom Egypt (TE) and Saudi Telecom (STC) are already benefiting from Narus' carrier-class applications for analysis, security, monitoring and mediation of IP traffic in combination with Giza Systems' technical and commercial capabilities.
"Strengthening our partnership with Narus emphasizes Giza Systems' commitment to ensure the successful deployment of the most advanced IP network management systems for Egyptian and regional carriers," said Mohamed Sedeek, Giza Systems Director of Engineering.
"With their highly scalable IP platform, Narus has proven its unique ability to meet the diverse needs of our customers. Together, we share a vision for protecting telecom providers' networks and business. We look forward to future collaborations with Narus."
"Collaborating with a recognized leader in deploying IP services gives Narus a clear advantage in meeting the needs of Middle Eastern carriers," said James Mullins, Narus Vice President of Sales and Services for EMEA.
"Teaming up with Giza Systems to target the Middle East region enables Narus to extend its worldwide leadership position in unified IP Management and Security. It ensures that customers get both the solutions and support for their IP networks that they require."
Narus unified IP Management and Security is deployed by some of the largest carriers and IP service providers in the world, including AT&T, KDDI, US Cellular, Korea Telecom, T-Mobile and Telecom Egypt. Carriers rely on Narus' solutions to provide them with real-time IP knowledge to create, manage and protect their services and revenue. With solutions for protecting critical infrastructure from attack, traffic analysis and management, lawful interception and content-based billing, Narus offers a full suite of IP applications all on a single platform. This approach provides a total network view of IP traffic, demonstrating unparalleled performance, while saving carriers tens of millions of dollars in capital and operational costs.
Note: Giza Systems, a premier systems integrator and solution provider, supplies the local and regional markets with the latest technologies in IT solutions. The company covers a wide spectrum of the economy, such as telecoms, enterprise, oil and gas, utilities, manufacturing, government and banking sectors.
Giza Systems is renowned for its regional implementation of both Operational Support Systems (OSS) and Business Support Systems (BSS) such as mediation, billing, fraud, revenue assurance, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Similarly the company is recognised as the leader in providing tier one telecom operators in the Middle East with security and network management systems.