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Versa NGFW Comes Highly Recommended

July 17, 2018

By Maurice Nagle, Web Editor

Much like a caterpillar goes into a cocoon and comes out a high flying butterfly; every part of the network is experiencing transformation. Mounting network demands are driving innovation, moving the impact of digital transformation out to the edge, and those providers delivering WAN solutions capable of supporting soaring operational needs in our SaaS (News - Alert)-tastic era will win the day.




Recently, NSS Labs revealed its 2018 NGFW (Next Generation Firewall) Group Test results recommending the Versa Networks FlexVNF , as the SD-WAN provider is navigating the seas of securing networks one enterprise edge at a time.

The secret sauce for Versa’s FlexVNF is found in the Secure Cloud IP architecture, capable of delivering a scalable, programmable, automated and segmented security blanket. Bringing together mobile and wireless connectivity, SD-WAN, cloud networking, transport line conditioning as well as SD-security, Versa is vying for market leadership.

With growing WAN demands, IT is tasked with doing more without the luxury of additional resources. This is where Versa’s Secure SD-WAN shines, as it covers multiple bases: security, application performance, efficient bandwidth utilization, etc. for each branch location.

In specific, NSS Labs praised Versa on a number of levels with above average scores for security effectiveness showcasing 100 percent success against nearly 200 exploit attacks as well as flying colors in reliability and stability testing.  

“Applying Versa’s platform architecture to enterprise edge and managed security environments results in the ability to deploy software-defined security with fewer hardware devices and streamline operations (policy and enforcement),” said Atchison Frazer, worldwide head of marketing, Versa Networks. “The Recommended rating by NSS Labs confirms our ability to deliver high security effectiveness and performance.”

SD-WAN, SD-Branch, SD-Security, the future is software –defined, secure and on the edge.

Is your WAN secure?

Curious to learn more about SD-WAN? SD-WAN Expo 2019 will be here before you know it to introduce attendees to the market leaders, what lies ahead and most importantly, what this up-and-coming technology can offer.

Already an SD-WAN expert? Interested in speaking at SD-WAN Expo 2019? Shoot me an email at mnagle@tmcnet.com




Edited by Maurice Nagle


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