Radware Expands Cloud Application Security for Minnesota IT Services

Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, today announced that Minnesota IT Services (MNIT) expanded its Radware security defenses to add Radware’s Cloud DDoS Protection, Cloud Web Application Firewall (WAF), and Bot Management services.


MNIT, which partners to deliver secure, reliable technology solutions to improve the lives of all Minnesotans, was looking for a scalable cloud solution to further fortify its cyber defenses. Today, the state of Minnesota supports more than 2800 applications that promote Minnesotan’s health, safety, natural resources, education, and well-being.


“Minnesota IT Services manages the information technology security practices for the state of Minnesota to protect the information systems and data entrusted to us by 5.7 million Minnesotans,” said Rohit Tandon, MNIT assistant commissioner and chief information security officer. “Although MNIT’s cybersecurity strategy has been refined over the years, no organization is immune from information security attacks. Radware’s security products are additional tools in the toolbox to help us mitigate advanced attacks, which continue to grow in sophistication and frequency.”


“The state of Minnesota has been recognized for its digital transformation efforts,” said Bob Simpson, vice president of North American sales at Radware. “We look forward to offering MNIT even more visibility and control over their growing online operation as well as helping them safeguard their infrastructure, applications, and services.”


Radware’s portfolio, which spans its Cloud DDoS Protection, Cloud WAF, Bot Manager, and more, helps customers quickly adapt to market challenges, maintain business continuity, and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down. Recently, Radware was ranked a global leader in Forrester’s 2021 report, The Forrester Wave™: DDoS Mitigation Solutions, Q1 2021. The company was also recognized as a Customers’ Choice in the 2021 Gartner Peer Insights “Voice of the Customer:” Web Application Firewall Report.


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