SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-16 OR 15D-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of August 2018
Commission File Number: 001-33129
ALLOT COMMUNICATIONS LTD.
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)
22 Hanagar Street
Neve Ne'eman Industrial Zone B
(Address of principal executive offices)
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On August 9, 2018, Allot Communications Ltd. issued a press release announcing that Allot, McAfee and Telefonica Join Forces to Deliver a Pioneering Cybersecurity Solution for SMBs.
A copy of the press release entitled “Allot, McAfee and Telefonica Join Forces to Deliver a Pioneering Cybersecurity Solution for SMBs” is attached to this Form 6-K as Exhibit 99.1.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Allot Communications Ltd.
By: /s/ Daniella Naveh
Deputy General Counsel
August 9, 2018
Allot, McAfee and Telefonica Join Forces to Deliver a
Pioneering Cybersecurity Solution for SMBs
-This service is based on the integration of Allot and McAfee's leading security offerings by Telefonica
- The integrated solution protects the SMBs' fixed and mobile networks, mobile devices and PCs
HOD HASHARON, Israel, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALLT) (TASE: ALLT), a leading global provider of innovative network intelligence and security solutions for service providers and enterprises worldwide joined forces with McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, and Telefonica to deliver an innovative, comprehensive cybersecurity solution for small and medium businesses (SMBs) which covers both fixed and mobile networks as well as device (PC and mobile) security.
The managed service is based on the integration of Allot and McAfee's leading security products: Allot's NetworkSecure and McAfee Multi Access. Together, they provide protection to SMB users on the network and on their mobile devices or PCs from threats.
This initiative arises from the current market need for an advanced security service for SMBs, which also includes protection
for employee devices. In addition, this new cybersecurity solution offers industrialized services, fully packaged and with simple management by the customer.
"The Allot and McAfee solution delivers protection everywhere someone connects. Telefonica can potentially achieve very high service penetration ratios for this premium security service. This value-added service provides antivirus and content filtering services on the network and the endpoint device in a unified manner," said Hagay Katz, Vice President Cybersecurity at Allot.
"McAfee's goal is to deliver integrated security across business and consumer devices in a way that helps our customers stay protected from the latest threats," said Pedro Gutierrez, Senior Vice President, Global Consumer and SMB Sales at McAfee. "Our products allow us to work with key partners, like Allot, to bring innovative solutions to service providers. We're confident that this combination of endpoint and network-based security delivers Telefonica customers with comprehensive protection on and off the network."
According to Jose Luis Gilperez, Executive Director Public Administrations, Defense and Security, Telefónica España, "There is a current need in the market to offer an advanced protection service for the fixed and mobile network of companies. We believe that this advanced prevention solution, based on the unification of two robust security platforms, can contribute a lot to SMBs in the field of cybersecurity. In addition, we see the huge potential of Telefónica to achieve very high penetration rates with this type of service. We believe that this partnership is an excellent formula for success in the market."
Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: ALLT) is a provider of leading innovative network intelligence and security solutions for service providers worldwide, enhancing value to their customers. Our solutions are deployed globally for network and application analytics, traffic control and shaping, network-based security services, and more. Allot's multi-service platforms are deployed by over 500 mobile, fixed and cloud service providers and over 1000 enterprises. Our industry leading network-based security as a service solution has achieved over 50% penetration with some service providers and is already used by over 20 million subscribers in Europe. Allot. See. Control. Secure. For more information, visit www.allot.com.
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McAfee is the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make our world a safer place. Learn more at www.mcafee.com.
McAfee technologies' features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software, or service activation. No computer system can be absolutely secure. McAfee® and the McAfee logo are trademarks of McAfee, LLC or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other marks and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
Telefónica is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world by market capitalization and number of customers with a comprehensive offering and quality of connectivity that is delivered over world class fixed, mobile and broadband networks. As a growing company it prides itself on providing a differential experience based both on its corporate values and a public position that defends customer interests. The company has a significant presence in 17 countries and 357.5 million accesses around the world. Telefónica has a strong presence in Spain, Europe and Latin America, where the company focuses an important part of its growth strategy. Telefónica is a 100% listed company and its shares are traded on the Spanish Stock Market and on those in London, New York, Lima, and Buenos Aires.
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