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Kyndryl And Cloudflare's Global Strategic Tie-Up For Modernizing IT Infrastructure Hits Headlines!

By TD NewsDesk

TD NewsDesk

Updated on Thu, Mar 28, 2024

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In a move set to revolutionize enterprise networking, Kyndryl and Cloudflare have just announced a groundbreaking Global Strategic Alliance aimed at driving network transformation, fostering multi-cloud innovation and fortifying zero-trust security measures.

This dynamic partnership is poised to reshape the landscape of IT infrastructures by simplifying connectivity to multiple clouds and data centers while bolstering network security to unprecedented levels. Besides, as per recent updates, this alliance will open doors for robust multi-cloud connectivity.

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What This Partnership Is All About?

 
  • The collaboration between Kyndryl, the world's largest IT infrastructure services provider and Cloudflare, Inc., a leading connectivity cloud company, marks a significant expansion of their previous partnership.

  • Together, they intend to empower enterprises to seamlessly migrate and manage networks for multi-cloud connectivity while ensuring comprehensive network security.

  • By combining Kyndryl's extensive consulting services and expertise across enterprise networking, security and resiliency with Cloudflare's robust connectivity cloud, this alliance aims to offer businesses a holistic solution that prioritizes security, performance and cloud flexibility.

  • Their journey began in May 2023 when Kyndryl and Cloudflare initially joined forces to modernize enterprise infrastructure.

  • Since then, they have been on a relentless pursuit of innovation across all technology stacks, striving to design, build, manage and modernize vital systems for their customers. 

  • Paul Savill, Global Practice Leader of Network and Edge Computing at Kyndryl, expressed excitement about the expanded relationship with Cloudflare, “Together with Cloudflare, we are enabling enterprises to migrate to next-generation networks and capitalize on advanced cloud features to achieve greater agility and innovation. We are thrilled to expand our relationship with Cloudflare, an industry leader in cloud networking.”

  • Paul further continued, “With Kyndryl’s expert managed and consulting services, we will be helping our joint customers secure, streamline and simplify their IT infrastructure, all while reducing costs and improving operational efficiencies.”

 

How This Collaboration Would Be Beneficial?

 
  • Enterprises across various sectors worldwide have already reaped the benefits of this collaboration.

  • Now, Cloudflare's cutting-edge capabilities will be seamlessly integrated across Kyndryl's practice areas, spanning Network and Edge and Security and Resiliency.

  • From a leading financial institution in Spain to a supply chain distribution provider in the U.S. and even Ashok Leyland, a prominent commercial vehicle manufacturer in India, organizations are turning to Cloudflare and Kyndryl for complete network modernization, protection and performance solutions.

  • Vinod Gopinathan, CIO at Ashok Leyland, highlighted the importance of robust enterprise network monitoring in today's interconnected world.

  • He emphasized how Kyndryl's managed services, coupled with Cloudflare's DDoS protection and mitigation solution, have enabled Ashok Leyland to focus on technology innovation, advanced engineering and enhanced connectivity without disruptions.

  • The global strategic alliance between Kyndryl and Cloudflare is poised to address key challenges faced by enterprises, including accelerating digital maturity, reducing IT spend, extending network security and promoting sustainable networking practices.

  • By leveraging Cloudflare's connectivity cloud, enterprises can streamline their operations, enhance security across the network, and seamlessly access critical business data.

  • One of the most notable advantages of this partnership is the reduction in IT infrastructure costs experienced by Kyndryl since adopting Cloudflare's global connectivity cloud network and security services.

  • Matt Harrell, Global Head of Channels and Alliances at Cloudflare, emphasized the demand and impact of Cloudflare's connectivity cloud and cybersecurity solutions “Cloudflare and Kyndryl is the duo that enterprises can fully lean on to migrate their networks and innovate across the cloud. Working hand-in-hand with customers, we’ve seen the demand and impact from Cloudflare’s leading connectivity cloud and comprehensive cybersecurity for business environments, right in hand with Kyndryl's industry-leading consulting and managed network services.”

 

In a nutshell, the Kyndryl and Cloudflare alliance represents a significant milestone in the evolution of enterprise networking.

Do you think that by combining forces, these industry leaders are not only driving innovation but also empowering businesses worldwide to thrive?

Feel free to pitch your thoughts in the comments section below.

First published on Thu, Mar 28, 2024

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