Telefonica Spain, a leading global service provider has chosen Juniper Networks to secure the mobile backhaul of its growing 5G network.
Telefonica selected Juniper’s Security Gateway (SecGW) because it provides outstanding performance, scalability and service integration. In addition, with Juniper’s SRX Series Telefonica also selected a platform that can grow to support additional services, including Carrier-Grade Network Address Translation (CGNAT), Stateful Firewall, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Denial of Service (DoS), Application Security, VPN (IPsec), Unified Threat Management (UTM), Quality of Service (QoS) and Large-scale Multitenancy in the future.
“We need to ensure that the network traffic from all connected devices can traverse our network securely without impacting network performance. By leveraging Juniper’s single, low-latency security platform, we can be confident, regardless of scale, that our 5G network will be secure now and into the future,” Joaquin Mata, Chief Technology Officer, Telefonica Spain.
“In order to better combat and contain security threats in a modern mobile network, service providers like Telefónica are working to ensure security is embedded throughout the network. Juniper’s Security Gateway can help deliver peace-of-mind, as well as regulatory compliance for growing 5G networks, while ensuring network performance is maintained,” Raj Yavatkar, Chief Technology Officer, Juniper Networks.