Ericsson and Vodafone Türkiye have announced the successful commercial deployment of the Ericsson Security Manager (ESM) on Vodafone Türkiye’s network. The project has played a critical role in increasing the security automation of Vodafone Türkiye’s network and efficiently maintaining and strengthening their network security posture.
ESM has supported Vodafone Türkiye to address its security management needs by increasing automation, visibility, and control. It will provide Vodafone Türkiye with automated security management, compliance monitoring and ensuring consistent security policies across the network at all times.
The evolving mobile networks serve as a backbone for a digital society and minimize the risks associated with data security, enabling a shift to automated, policy-based, and intelligent security management systems become essential for Communication Service Providers (CSPs).
Ayşegül Arıcan Şeker, Chief Information Officer of Vodafone Türkiye says “Ericsson Security Manager has helped us to build a more secure network and acted as an enabler to keep a consistent security posture across our multi-vendor network by automating our compliancy processes. ESM is complementing and strengthening our activities to secure our mobile network infrastructure.”
Keijo Mononen, Head of Security Solutions, Business Area Technologies and New Businesses at Ericsson, says “We are excited to work with Vodafone Türkiye and provide Ericsson Security Manager to automate the security management across the multivendor network. This helps Vodafone Türkiye to maintain and strengthen their network security posture.”
Işıl Yalçın, Vice President and Head of Ericsson Türkiye at Ericsson Middle East and Africa, says “Combining 3GPP standards and Ericsson technology innovation, Ericsson Security Manager has smart analytics capabilities with reliable and timely reports. Vodafone Türkiye will benefit from a fully automated and ultra-secure network’’.
As the world goes digital, mobile networks are becoming the open platform for innovation serving new use cases for consumer, industries, and society. Ericsson has been working for many years to develop a management solution for telecom networks across all layers and domains including multi-vendor products. Ericsson Security Manager makes security visible, improves the security posture of the telecom networks and brings the automation needed to manage the network.