Masergy Announces Strengthens SD-WAN Secure Solution With Deeper SASE Capabilities
Rukhsar Dhotekar | November 30, 2020
Masergy, the product characterized organization and cloud stage for the advanced endeavor, reported that it is fortifying its SD-WAN Secure answer for offer Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) capacities. Masergy is adopting a best-of-breed strategy to SASE, consolidating security advances from pioneers in their separate Gartner, Inc. Wizardry Quadrants to convey a joined organization and security arrangement.
The requirement for enterprises to convey a protected and deft IT climate keeps on developing every year, but those advantages must be acknowledged whether the organization and security work in show. SASE unites IT capacities into one cloud-based help from a solitary supplier, giving organizations the expense and spryness focal points of quick sending, limited equipment the executives, streamlined programming updates, and on-request control.
Masergy has coordinated numerous market-driving security abilities with its SD-WAN assistance to convey a met, superior organization and security arrangement. With a wide arrangement of best-of-breed advancements from pioneers in their separate business sectors, the organization is supporting interoperability across key segments and growing its worldwide foundation to address the issues of the endeavor.
Cloud Firewalls Expanding to All Global POPs: Fortinet is recognized as a Leader in Gartner, Inc.’s November 2020 Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls1 report. Fortinet’s FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalls integrate NGFW and SD-WAN capabilities on a single platform and are deployed in all of Masergy’s SD-network points of presence (POPs) as well as integrated into its SD-WAN and security policies. This not only allows for consistent security policies across all SD-WAN devices and security alert metrics all within one portal, but the expanded global infrastructure also enables fully managed firewall services across the globe.
Cloud firewalls have the distinct advantage of fast deployment and agility, but clients with larger offices may still prefer on-premise firewall appliances when performance, user experience, and total cost of ownership are key goals. For this reason, Masergy provides hybrid options with the ability to put firewalls in the cloud and at the network edge. While the SASE market is still rapidly evolving, this flexibility is unique and purposely designed to serve the enterprise.
CASB from Industry Leader Bitglass: Deepening its partnership with Bitglass—named a Leader in Gartner, Inc.’s October 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB)2 report—Masergy has tightly integrated the Bitglass CASB solution into its software-defined network and cloud platform.
Since most SaaS applications do not have integrated security controls, using a proven CASB technology that comprehensively secures all cloud applications is increasingly important in today’s work-from-anywhere business landscape. Masergy’s SASE approach is unique because it brings together best-of-breed technologies from leaders in their respective markets into a single service from one provider. CASB is embedded into the SD-network fabric, and the turnkey services are managed 24/7 by Masergy security analysts in global security operations centers strategically located in North America, Europe, and Asia.