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Nokia wins awards for its NetGuard XDR Security Operations software and Nokia Digital Assistant solution

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Nokia wins awards for its NetGuard XDR Security Operations software and Nokia Digital Assistant solution

24 Nov 2021 

Espoo, FinlandNokia today announced that its NetGuard XDR Security Operations software and Nokia Digital Assistant solution have been presented with 2021 Glotel top awards.

NetGuard XDR was awarded “Security Solution of the Year”, while Nokia Digital Assistant won the top prize for “Digital Transformation Innovation”. The Glotel award is sponsored by and Informa Tech, a busines to business information provider in the Information and Communications Technology sector.

Commercially launched earlier this year, NetGuard XDR for 5G provides communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises with stronger network defenses to rapidly prevent and stop threats before they materialize, utilizing machine learning and automation functions to better manage incidents and react faster to neutralize threats. The solution will also be made available in a Software as a Service (SaaS) model in Q1 2022.

Nokia Digital Assistant was launched last year and contains advanced features to help network engineers manage and optimize their networks in real-time by providing instant access to live network data with artificial intelligence (AI) and automated machine learning (ML) capabilities. These features help Nokia customers see what is happening in real-time across a network, and resolve issues quickly.

Hamdy Farid, Senior Vice President, Business Applications at Nokia, said: “This award is a great reflection on Nokia’s NetGuard XDR solution that enables CSPs and enterprises to keep on top of a rapidly evolving cybersecurity threat landscape. AI and machine learning are helping us identify and remediate incidents more rapidly and to secure critical networks for our customers. An excellent job by the Nokia team.” 

Samir Kumar, Senior Vice President, Mobile Networks Services at Nokia, said: “It is great to see this industry recognition for Nokia Digital Assistant, beyond the commercial validation we already see. This award highlights both the strong innovation that underpins this solution and the tremendous work by many Nokia employees in turning this thought leadership into reality.”

Additional Resources

Nokia XDR Security webpage

Nokia launches NetGuard XDR press release

Nokia Digital Assistant webpage

Nokia integrates new AI-driven digital services press release

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