Saudi-based Tamimi Markets picks Cisco to upgrade IT, secure access

SourceGulf Business
SectorFinancial Markets
CountrySaudi Arabia

Saudi-based Tamimi Markets has selected Cisco to update its IT infrastructure. The supermarket chain has deployed Cisco Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) including Cisco SD-WAN and Cisco Umbrella. With Cisco SD-WAN, Tamimi Markets is now able to securely connect its 65-strong network of branches, its offices, multicloud environments and warehouses over a transport-independent network and through a single fabric. The company is leveraging Cisco Umbrella to ensure secure Internet access across its networks and branches. Moreover, Cisco Umbrella has provided Tamimi Markets visibility and insight into the wide-area network (WAN).

IT management teams at Tamimi Markets can now track which devices employees are using to connect to SD-WAN, restrict them to the most secure protocols, and even limit the applications they can use while connected to the network. Cisco Umbrella is a cloud-delivered enterprise network security solution that helps ensure secure Internet access across its networks and branches by detecting and stopping threats. “While invisible to everyday shoppers, digital solutions such as SD-WAN are helping to improve experiences, by accelerating checkout times. With Cisco’s SD-WAN and Umbrella solutions, we have achieved direct-to-internet access, which helps us propel inventory management and other processes that put food on our shelves,” said Joel Marquez, IT more...