Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores Juniper’s new Secure Edge CASB and DLP capabilities targeted at augmenting the SASE experience by bolstering cloud-based data safeguards, driving policy-based visibility, fortifying SaaS protections, and easing the overall SASE integration process, enabling Juniper to strengthen its competitive position in the tightly contested SASE market.
Futurum’s senior analyst Ron Westfall explores the value prop that MSPs can bring to organizations strategizing about and planning for their SASE developments, along with the news that AT&T Business is tossing its hat in the ring on the SASE-capable MSP front.
GTT Communications has partnered with Palo Alto Networks to power its SASE Platform. Futurum’s lead analyst Shelly Kramer offers insights on how the managed security service partnership will leverage networking and security capabilities of the two companies to both strengthen and simply the security of network access and use of cloud applications as enterprises continue to adapt to the new requirements of the hybrid workforce. This is a great move for GTT Communications, one that will likely boost the value of its cloud-based offerings. But this is an even better move for Palo Alto Networks, and one that we anticipate will prove the power of its security offering.
With remote work here to stay for many organizations, endpoint security has never been more crucial.
Benu Networks BNG upgrade reveals a BNF solution with clearly differentiated SASE and WWC capabilities that fulfill new carrier cloud-native edge demands. Futurum’s Ron Westfall explains how carrier demand for secure networks and solutions that deploy across converged networks is burgeoning as work-from-home (WFH), remote learning, and the rapid growth of 5G are escalating network bandwidth demands and introducing new security challenges. Westfall is also bullish on the resultant portfolio differentiation and capabilities for Benu as a result of this upgrade.
Fortinet gains a time-to-market advantage over ZTNA providers that lack Fortinet’s portfolio range since their solutions leave more exposure and unprotected gaps in the attack surface, extending peace of mind to Fortinet’s customers. Also Fortinet’s boosts its R&D brain trust in driving broader ZTNA innovation within SASE environments, enabling it to move the competitive needle in the nascent SASE market.