Masergy has announced that it is strengthening its SD-WAN Secure solution to offer Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) capabilities. The company has said it will do this through taking a “best-of-breed approach” that combines security technologies from leaders in their respective Gartner Magic Quadrants to deliver a converged network and security solution.
The integration of those multiple security capabilities with Masergy’s SD-WAN service will deliver a converged, high-performance network and security solution. SASE enhancements and differentiators include: cloud firewalls expanding to all global points of presence (POPs), Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) from Bitglass, a secure web gateway from Fortinet, and Zero Trust Network Access.
Terry Traina (pictured), CTO, Masergy, commented, “Security has always been intrinsic to our network service, and that is now helping us deliver on and exceed SASE’s core capabilities.”
Additionally, the company is integrating its AIOps solution so that it seamlessly interoperates across its SASE capabilities. Masergy says AIOps acts as a “virtual network engineer”, automatically evaluating the network and making recommendations to optimise performance.