What is SASE,

exactly?

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) unifies and delivers both network connectivity and Security Service Edge (SSE) features. Watch this video to learn how SASE offers a comprehensive solution that is available anywhere and anytime.

 

 
 
 

The 5 core SASE components

More than a single technology, SASE unifies the following components to bring networking and security capabilities into a single-service, cloud-native model.

Security Service Edge (SSE) features

 

Firewall as a Service

(FWaaS)

Secures WAN and LAN traffic

 

Secure Web Gateway

(SWG)

Defends against malicious web traffic and malware

 

Zero Trust Network Access

(ZTNA)

Protects remote users and enforces security policies dynamically

 

Cloud Access Security Broker

(CASB)

Protects cloud-based data

Software-Defined Wide-Area Network (SD-WAN)

Optimizes application performance, network routing, global connectivity and cloud acceleration

 
 

Are you ready for SASE?

At least 60% of enterprises will have explicit strategies and timelines for SASE adoption by 2025.1 Check out our SASE eBook to see why organizations are making the move, and to assess your own SASE readiness.

 

 

 

1. MacDonald, Neil, et al. “2021 Strategic Roadmap for SASE Convergence.” Gartner. March 25, 2021.

 
 
 

Fully converged SASE. Single pane of glass. Just one.

Windstream Enterprise is the first and only North American managed service provider to converge cloud-native network and security into a fully integrated Secure Access Service Edge solution. Adapt to constantly shifting users, applications and work environments, while keeping all application and security policies synchronized with these changing endpoints—all from a single pane of glass.

Ready to develop your SASE strategy?

Contact our team of experts to get started.

 
 
 
 

Cloud-enabled connectivity, communications and security—guaranteed.

 

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