Giordano, Dubai, UAE
The Fashion Industry Trusts Cyberoam for its Security
About Giordano, Retail
Established in March 1993 as a joint venture between Emirates Trading Agency, Dubai and
Giordano International Ltd, Hong Kong, Giordano is a leading International retailer of men's,
women's and children's apparel and accessories. Giordano‘s vision is to be the biggest and
best world brand in apparel retailing. It is a dynamic retailer of casual apparel catering to a
market that is young and has a thirst for refreshing and affordable clothes. In an industry
which is plagued by constantly changing trends that create rising production costs,
Giordano has developed a more pliant approach to fashion retailing.
We're constantly adding and removing products, updating colors, uploading new images, and changing prices based on Giordano local and Global marketing activities
Mr. Gani Mohammed Nasir
The apparel industry has, like most other industries quickly started using the Internet to gain
improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and marketing. Consumers
are increasingly using the Internet to do extensive amount of research on products and
fashion trends before purchasing through any media, also making more and more online
purchases. Foremost, Giordano intend to showcase their brand, their clothing and provide
customers with the ability to purchase items online.
Protecting the Network Fringe
While the e-commerce servers and some back-office functions are in hosting centers, site
updates and management runs out of Giordano‘s headquarters. Their data servers contain
the applications, and data that can be possibly targeted by attacks from external entities.
Servers in their networks host client‘s information which had to be protected against outside
access attempts. The organization, therefore, needed a gateway firewall to regulate user
authentication and access control.
Road Warrior Connectivity
The company wanted secure VPN connectivity for some of its remote workers with no
interruptions to their work.
The Cyberoam Solution
Giordano looked into a number of security products in order to address their business challenges. The search was on for an appliance which would take care of their all above requirements. So they felt that Cyberoam was the apparent choice. The industry then deployed one (1) 200i at the head office in Dubai and Fifteen (15) units of CR 15i at branch office all over UAE at their head office in Gateway mode.
The business benefits were as follows: