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TMCNet:  Cloud Computing Magazine Names Versa SASE Secure Access a 2021 Product of the Year Award Winner

[April 08, 2021]

Cloud Computing Magazine Names Versa SASE Secure Access a 2021 Product of the Year Award Winner

Versa Networks, the leader in SASE, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the Versa SASE Secure Access work-from-home (WFH) solution as a 2021 Product of the Year winner, as presented by Cloud Computing Magazine.

Versa SASE for work-from-home delivers tightly integrated SASE via the cloud, on-premises, or as a blended combination of both via Versa Operating System (VOS™) with a Single-Pass Parallel Processing architecture and managed through a single pane of glass. Versa began delivering SASE services such as VPN, Secure SD-WAN, Edge Compute Protection, Next-Generation Firewall, Next-Generation Firewall as a Service, Secure Web Gateway (News - Alert), and Zero Trust Network Access 5 years ago. Versa uniquely provides contextual security based on user, role, device, application, location, security posture of the device, and content. As the leader in the fastest growing security and networking category, SASE, and executing on SASE services for years, Versa is the only solution proven to deliver the industry's leading and differentiated architecture for high performance and security. Gartner has identified Versa SASE as having the most SASE components out of all 56 vendors Gartner evaluated. Enterprise Management Associates (EMA (News - Alert)) also found that Versa SASE has the most SASE supported functions, as published in its recent industry report.




"Congratulations to Versa Networks for being honored with a Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC (News - Alert). "Versa SASE Secure Access is truly an innovative product and is amongst the best solutions available within the past 12 months that facilitates business-transforming cloud computing and communications. I look forward to continued excellence from Versa Networks in 2021 and beyond."

"It is an honor to receive the Cloud Computing 2021 Product of the Year Award, recognizing Versa SASE for unique delivery of fully integrated SASE services via the cloud - or if customers prefer delivered on-premises or as a blended combination of both," said Michael Wood, Chief Marketing Officer for Versa Networks. "Versa SASE adoption continues to rapidly expand worldwide in 2021, as does its list of accolades, including leadership position listings in industry analyst reports and a growing collection of awards won. Versa is the modern secure network."

Unlike competing solutions, Versa SASE was built from the ground up to deliver a tightly integrated SASE solution within a single software stack managed via a single interface, eliminating service chaining, cascading, and virtual interconnect between services, which is required by competitors. Competing solutions have hidden costs and gaps in security because they require multiple product and service components. Achieving visibility and control from solutions requiring service chaining to connect multiple components together proves ineffective, increasing the costs and attack surfaces for organizations.

Versa SASE runs on VOS, which is designed with the Versa Single-Pass Parallel Processing architecture combining extensive security, advanced networking, industry leading SD-WAN, genuine multitenancy, and sophisticated analytics into one software image. This integration and design methodology dramatically decreases latency, significantly improves performance, and mitigates security vulnerabilities which other solutions introduce by running multiple software stacks, service chains, or appliances.

About Cloud Computing Magazine

Cloud Computing magazine is the industry's definitive source for all things cloud - from public, community, hybrid and private cloud to security and business continuity, and everything in between. This quarterly magazine published by TMC assesses the most important developments in cloud computing not only as they relate to IT, but to the business landscape as a whole.

About Versa Networks

Versa Networks, the leader in SASE, combines extensive security, advanced networking, industry leading SD-WAN, genuine multitenancy, and sophisticated analytics via the cloud, on-premises, or as a blended combination of both to meet SASE requirements for small to extremely large enterprises and Service Providers. Versa SASE is available on-premises, hosted through Versa-powered Service Providers, cloud-delivered, and via the simplified Versa Titan cloud service designed for Lean IT. Thousands of customers globally with hundreds of thousands of sites trust Versa with their networks, security, and clouds. Versa Networks is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital, Mayfield, Artis Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Comcast (News - Alert) Ventures, Liberty Global Ventures, Princeville Global Fund and RPS Ventures. For more information, visit https://www.versa-networks.com or follow Versa Networks on Twitter (News - Alert) @versanetworks.

Versa Networks, VOS, the Versa logo, and Versa Titan are or may be registered trademarks of Versa Networks, Inc. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.


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