Awards and Recognition

Versa is continuously recognized with prestigious awards for its innovation.

Accolades for Versa span industries, technologies, and the globe. Versa is recognized for its best-in-class SASE, security, networking, industry-leading SD-WAN, cloud, industry contributions, business, and product.

Gold 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award

“‘ASTORS’ nominations are evaluated on their technical innovation, interoperability, specific impact within the category, overall impact to the industry, relatability to other industry technologies, and application feasibility outside of the industry.” 

2021 Tech Innovator Awards: Top Channel Tech Innovator

This annual awards program showcases innovative vendors in the IT channel across 47 different technology categories, in key areas ranging from cloud to storage to networking to security.

Go Global Awards: First Place Award

Versa wins IT Awards Category for delivering Versa SASE, the industry’s only comprehensive integration of cloud security, networking, SD-WAN, secure access, and analytics..

2021 Cloud Computing Excellence Award

“Versa Networks is being honored for its achievements in bringing innovation and excellence to the market, while leveraging the latest technology trends.”

2022 Best Tech Startups in San Jose

The Tech Tribune staff compiled the very best tech startups in San Jose, California. The team considered several factors including revenue potential, leadership team, brand/product traction, and competitive landscape.

2021 Big50 Startup Report “Hot Startup to Watch”

“The startups in the 2021 Big50 Startup Report are challenging the status quo in a number of high-growth, high-tech markets, including networking, security, AI, IoT, cloud, and more,” said Jeff Vance, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Startup50.

Black Unicorn Award

The term “Black Unicorn” signifies a cybersecurity company that has the future potential to reach a $1 billion dollar market value as determined by private or public investment. These awards showcase those companies with this kind of incredible potential in the cybersecurity marketplace.

Communications Solutions Product of the Year

“Versa SASE is truly an innovative product and is amongst the best communications products and services available on the market today. I look forward to continued excellence from Versa in 2021 and beyond.”

2021 Visionary Spotlight Awards

Versa SASE wins as Best Emerging Technology Breakthrough; Versa ACE Partner Program honored for Channel Program of the Year.

Hot Company of the Year: Security Cloud/SaaS

These prestigious global awards recognize information technology and cyber security vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products, solutions, and services that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of technology and cyber security.

SC Awards Europe 2021: Highly Commended

The category honors the best products and services that look to help shape the future by addressing fast-evolving threats through the creation of emerging technology offerings, with customers available who can act as references.

2021 Fortress Cyber Security Award

The industry awards program identifies and rewards the world’s leading companies and products that are working to keep our data and electronic assets safe among a growing threat from hackers.

2021 Teleworking Solutions Excellence Award

Versa is the only SASE solution to win TMCnet award recognizing the best products supporting remote workers in today’s continued work from anywhere environment.

Security Software Innovation Global InfoSec Award

After an independent review, the awards program’s judging panel of esteemed security professionals recognized Versa SASE in the Most Innovative in Security Software awards category.

2021 Unified Communications Product of the Year

“Our judges were very impressed with the ingenuity and excellence displayed by Versa in their ground-breaking work on Versa SASE,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.

2021 Report for Firewalls gave Versa Networks a high rating of AA for security effectiveness, management, performance in their 2021 products results for leading Enterprise Firewall vendors.

2021 Report for SD-WAN gave Versa Networks the highest rating of AAA for quality of experience, zero-touch provisioning, WAN performance, and security effectiveness in their 2021 product results for leading SD-WAN vendors.

2021 Pandemic Tech Innovation Award

The 2021 Pandemic Tech Innovation Awards recognize hardware, software, devices/peripherals, applications, and services that help society and business function effectively in the face of challenges caused by pandemics.

2021 Govies Government Security Award: Gold Winner

The award program, sponsored by Security Today and GovSec, honors outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. Versa SASE won in the network security awards category.

2021 Product of the Year Award

“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.”

2021 SD-WAN Product of the Year Award

The INTERNET TELEPHONY SD-WAN Product of the Year Awards are bestowed upon companies that demonstrate the innovation, vision, and execution to deliver software-based networking tools to support different and unique communities of interest.

5-Star Rating: CRN Partner Program Guide

Versa’s global partner program stands out for equipping highly engaged partners with enablement to grow revenue by selling industry’s leading SASE solution.

MEF 3.0 PoC Business Impact Award

The MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Showcase Q1 2021 awards recognize leadership and innovation in support of the MEF 3.0 Global Services Framework and the broader industry.

Product of the Year

“Versa SASE Secure Access has proven to be among the best communications and technology solutions available on the market. I look forward to continued leadership from Versa,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.

New Security Product of the Year

Versa earned the Silver Award in the Security Category of the 17th Annual 2021 Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards®.

2021 Remote Work Pioneer

The award honors companies whose software and other solutions support the massive increase in remote working and work-from-home (WFH) brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic.

2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Award

“Versa SASE has demonstrated outstanding quality and has delivered exceptional, measurable, tangible results for its users,” stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.

2021 BIG Innovation Award

“We are thrilled to be honoring Versa Networks, as they are one of the organizations leading this charge and helping humanity progress,” said Maria Jimenez, chief operating officer of the Business Intelligence Group.