MetTel launches SD-M to extend private cloud security, compliance and adaptability to corporate mobility

lightreading | March 10, 2020

MetTel, an IT communications leader specializing in digital transformation, has launched a new cloud service, SD-M, that extends key benefits of SD-WAN – security, compliance and adaptability to enterprise mobility. SD-M provides actionable insight and control of factors impacting performance, costs and security of mobility usage by your workforce. It benefits the enterprise similarly to cloud-based SD-WAN (software-defined wide area network). SD-M can operate across the multiple mobile network providers used by any business and can be added as a feature to any device provisioned by MetTel. "Enterprises spend approximately $124 billion per year securing their IT," said Max Silber, VP of Mobility & IoT at MetTel. "But the minute an employee leaves their PC to work off their smartphone, they leave all that protection behind and risk corporate data to hackers and malware. Placing that employee's device into a protective SD-M private cloud extends the benefits of the corporate network to the mobile workforce.

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A large payment processing company in the United States was tasked with increasing IT agility to support their business objectives. This organization delivers solutions for 250,000 businesses and is a leader in end-to-end encryption technology designed to protect cardholder data rendering it useless for cybercriminals. To meet the challenge of faster, more flexible deployment of applications that have a direct impact on revenues and customer responsiveness, and to leverage micro-segmentation, they were evaluating VMware NSX. As a financial entity that processes credit/debit/prepaid cards, the organization must comply with every financial regulatory requirement, including PCI DSS, Personally Identifiable Information (PII), and state regulations.

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A large payment processing company in the United States was tasked with increasing IT agility to support their business objectives. This organization delivers solutions for 250,000 businesses and is a leader in end-to-end encryption technology designed to protect cardholder data rendering it useless for cybercriminals. To meet the challenge of faster, more flexible deployment of applications that have a direct impact on revenues and customer responsiveness, and to leverage micro-segmentation, they were evaluating VMware NSX. As a financial entity that processes credit/debit/prepaid cards, the organization must comply with every financial regulatory requirement, including PCI DSS, Personally Identifiable Information (PII), and state regulations.

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