Netskope Delivers the Next Gen SASE Branch, Powered by Borderless SD-WAN
Expanded solution empowers organizations to eliminate complicated, inefficient legacy branch infrastructure, optimize performance, and unlock massive cost savings
SANTA CLARA, Calif. , Nov. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Netskope, a leader in secure access service edge (SASE), today unveiled the Next Gen SASE Branch: a major step forward in infrastructure that uses Netskope's award-winning Borderless SD-WAN to transform how organizations manage their most critical networking and security functions and optimize enterprise branches everywhere.
Information technology teams today seek cloud-centric infrastructure solutions that elegantly converge network and security capabilities, reduce legacy technology maintenance, and support the performance demands of hybrid work environments. SASE has emerged as a leading framework already influencing these enterprise buying decisions; according to Gartner®, by 2026, 60% of new SD-WAN purchases will be part of a single-vendor SASE offering, up from 15% in 2022.
But current branch infrastructure is often rife with challenges. To date, most branch solutions:
The new Netskope Next Gen SASE Branch, powered by Borderless SD-WAN, converges a unified SD-WAN and security appliance, the Netskope SASE Gateway, with a context-aware SASE fabric, zero trust-based security, and a SkopeAI-powered cloud orchestrator. Available as a single, cloud-delivered offering, the solution also includes a thin branch that optimizes and secures traffic from all locations and users to cloud and on-prem locations.
"We've designed the Next Gen SASE Branch with the biggest needs of enterprise businesses in mind, both tday and in the future," said Parag Thakore, SVP, Borderless SD-WAN at Netskope. "Organizations no longer need to manage a complex stack of solutions to properly operate their enterprise, nor do they need to sacrifice performance for security. With Next Gen SASE Branch, they can take full advantage of a one-platform, one-software, one-policy approach that's uniquely and fully enabled by Netskope Borderless SD-WAN."
"As a full service managed service provider, we've partnered with Netskope and deployed their fully integrated SASE solution to modernize the branch and VPN infrastructure of many customers," said Darren Carlson, CEO Halo Global. "Utilizing Netskope's platform, we can expedite customer onboarding to provide a technology that streamlines infrastructure while enabling them to grow and secure their business."
"The era of the hyper-distributed enterprise - where workers can be anywhere and applications are everywhere - is causing organizations across the globe to transform their network and security strategies," said Brandon Butler, IDC Research Manager, Enterprise Networks. "Key capabilities for next-generation architectures include deeply integrated networking and context-aware security, cloud-based management, and advanced automation enhanced by AI/ML. Netskope's Next Gen SASE Branch exemplifies the company's approach to SASE by combining the important elements of Borderless SD-WAN via NewEdge with a portfolio of cloud-native and context-aware security capabilities."
Netskope Next Gen SASE Branch includes:
Netskope Next Gen SASE Branch is available today. To learn more about Netskope Next Gen SASE Branch:
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