Bell signs security deal with Akamai
Montreal-based Bell has signed an agreement with Akamai Technologies of Cambridge, MA. Under the terms of the deal, Akamai's web performance and cloud security products will be included in Bell's selection of security programs offered to its business customers. These products are intended to identify security threats, prevent digital attacks and optimize the performance and availability of network and web-based services, including online video and other forms of content.
"Bell delivers the integrated solutions Canadian businesses need to increase productivity, maximize service differentiation and minimize risk in today's challenging operating environment," said Giovanni Sansalone, vice-president of product management at Bell Business Markets. "Adding the services of an industry leader like Akamai to the Bell portfolio enables customers to optimize their web presence on Bell's secure and reliable networks."