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TMCNet:  Versa Networks Named 2022 CyberSecured Awards Winner

[January 10, 2023]

Versa Networks Named 2022 CyberSecured Awards Winner

Versa Networks, the recognized leader of single-vendor Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), today announced that its Versa SASE won the 2022 CyberSecured Award in the Network Security awards category for its 5G Edge capability. This distinction was announced last month by 1105 Media's Security Today brand, a leading industry media brand providing technology, education and solutions for security professionals.

"We are grateful to 1105 Media's Security Today for this prestigious 2002 CyberSecured Award for network security," said Kelly Ahuja, CEO for Versa Networks. "Versa Unified SASE has earned its spot as the industry leader by delivering unique integration of security and networking that has been widely deployed by enterprise and service providers. With hybrid work, we are seeing unprecedented growth in the number of devices and users that need to be protected and connected to workloads in multiple clouds. Versa SASE also has industry-leading innovations which are used in the deployment of Software-Defined Edge in 5G/4G and satellite networks."

Launched in 2020 by 1105 Media's security group, this program focuses on the network and other cybersecurity initiatives. The CyberSecured Awards honor the outstanding product development achievements of manufacturers and suppliers whose products or services are considered particularly noteworthy in the transformation of cybersecurity. Winners of this independently judged contest will be featured on the security industry leading website, securitytoday.com, and will be recognized in CyberSecured e-news.

"Our Security Today CyberSecured Awards are closely aligned with the readership of CyberSecured eNews, a monthly digital publication," said Ralph C. Jensen, editor-in-chief of Security Today magazine, and CyberSecured eNews. "We are so pleased that many cybersecurity professionals join us to showcase new products and advanced technology. We are aware of the importance that cybersecurity plays in today's society, and have updated our website to include more case studies and thought leadership articles. We're excited to be part of this burgeoning industry and plan to broaden our knowledge base to serve our readership by tapping into the vast experience of professionals and organizations."

Versa's single-vendor Unified SASE delivers organically developed best-of-breed functions that tighly integrate and deliver services via the cloud, on-premises, or as a blended combination of both, managed through a single pane of glass. Versa delivers SASE services such as Secure SD-WAN, Next-Generation Firewall, Next-Generation Firewall as a Service, Cloud Network Firewall, Unified Threat Management (UTM) including Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Secure Web Gateway (SWG), Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Remote Browser Isolation (RBI), and User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA). Versa's single-vendor SASE platform goes above and beyond management console automation integration by providing the ability to integrate networks, points of presence, policy definitions, application definitions, agent logic, and data lakes.




As the leader in SASE, the fastest growing security and networking category, Versa is the only solution proven to deliver the industry's leading and differentiated SASE architecture. Dell'Oro Group listed Versa as the 2021 SASE market share leader with 84-percent market share for the unified category in its 4Q21 Network Security Quarterly Report; and Frost and Sullivan ranks Versa as the #2 worldwide market share leader in SASE. Gartner has identified Versa SASE as having the most SASE components out of all 56 vendors Gartner evaluated. Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) also found that Versa SASE has the most SASE supported functions, as published in its industry report.

About 1105 Media's Infrastructure Solutions Group

1105 Media's Infrastructure Solutions Group includes several leading industry media brands that provide new product and technology solutions for security professionals: Security Today, securitytoday.com, CyberSecured, Campus Security & Life Safety, campuslifesecurity.com, and GovSec. The brands' print, digital, custom media and research products integrate physical and IT security coverage and provide the smartest, most cost-effective solutions for reaching security decision makers.

About Versa Networks

Versa Networks, the leader in single-vendor SASE platforms, delivers AI/ML-powered SSE and SD-WAN solutions. The platform provides networking and security with true 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. Thousands of customers globally with hundreds of thousands of sites and millions of users trust Versa with their mission critical networks and security. Versa Networks is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital, Mayfield, Artis Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Comcast Ventures, BlackRock Inc., Silicon Valley Bank, Liberty Global Ventures, Princeville Capital, RPS Ventures and Triangle Peak Partners. For more information, visit https://www.versa-networks.com or follow Versa Networks on Twitter @versanetworks.

Versa Networks, VOS, the Versa logo, and Versa Titan are or may be registered trademarks of Versa Networks, Inc.


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