Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)

Secure Access Service Edge, or SASE, is an emerging cybersecurity concept. In this video, you understand how the key capabilities of SASE address the demands of growing network sprawl and the challenges of digitally transforming your business.

Versa for Work-From-Home

Versa has made it simple for organizations to offer Secure SD-WAN for Work-From-Home users on home appliances or working from anywhere

Top Energy Firm Achieves Comprehensive “Work-From-Anywhere” with Versa SASE

A large, publicly traded energy company operating in all areas of the oil and gas industry has dramatically simplified their network stack and realized huge cost savings with Versa SASE.

 
Availability and Buying Options in the Emerging SASE Market

EMA evaluates the different SASE vendors and their approaches to architecture, go-to-market, and support for their cloud-delivered and hybrid services.

 
Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure, 2020

Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant report analyzes the various vendors in the WAN edge market and Versa is positioned as a Leader.

Versa Networks - Explained in 1 minute

Learn about the Versa Secure SD-WAN solution in a high-level, one minute overview.

Versa SASE (Secure Access Service Edge)

SASE is the simplest, most scalable way to continuously secure and connect the millions points of access in and out of the corporate resources regardless of location

 
Versa Secure SD-WAN – Simple, Secure, and Reliable Branch to Multi-Cloud Connectivity

Versa Secure SD-WAN is a single software platform that offers multi-layered security and enables multi-cloud connectivity for Enterprises.

The Modern Secure Network Blog

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Industry Insights

Edge Networks Provide the Glue for the Business and its Branches

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
July 23, 2020

A key component of classic go-to-market strategies is to evaluate the requirements to compete in modern business by how we align our pricing models. We conduct competitive analysis to define product features and functions and build in unique differentiation to one-up our rivals. To support our products, we hire and train staff to ensure customer service and satisfaction ratings are the best in the industry. This is the digital age, where everyone, on some level, lives and works in a fully virtualized world. Unless we pay cash (remember cash), we can’t buy anything without a secure network. For contemporary times,…



Customers & Partners

SD-WAN Vendor Success Criteria Vary by Lenses

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
July 16, 2020

Several analyst firms have reported recently about the state of the SD-WAN market, and not surprisingly, the market sizing is definitely due to inclusion of both hardware and software, and in Cisco’s case, contributions from Meraki. That’s the conclusion of AvidThink analyst Roy Chua, who believes that there could be a $500 million differential between pure SD-WAN software revenue and everything else deployed in the branch including hardware, circuits and wireless access only. Given that Versa is one of the few if not only pure-play SD-WAN vendors that from a revenue recognition standpoint is software only, devising a methodology that…



Industry Insights

Digital Transformation Requires Ubiquitous Connectivity, with No Added Risk

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
July 9, 2020

Digital transformation is transcending traditional IT infrastructure, and becoming pervasive within virtually every aspect of business and our personal lives. We carry around laptops, smartphones, tablets, smart watches and other wearables. IoT devices collect data from security cameras, cars, aircraft, ships, energy systems, manufacturing plants, medical facilities, farms and ranches, and throughout our homes and business offices. Applications on all these devices collect and emit massive amounts of data. Data travel over WANs to corporate data centers, clouds, SaaS, PaaS and IaaS, and this is just the beginning. As digital transformation becomes even more pervasive, the digital ecosystem will become…



Industry Insights

SAAS Optimization at the Edge of the Cloud

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
May 14, 2020

As new applications move to the cloud, the need for more granular data and analytics follow in order to measure the rate of acceleration of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) access. While CRM represents the largest of the SaaS markets, other segments such as digital marketing and collaboration, are both seeing a rapid shift from on-premises to the cloud, much of which can be attributed to the strong focus service providers are placing on edge-network agility in rapidly making new functionality available to customers. In a recent Gartner survey assessing the impetus for the surge in SaaS migration, over 440 SaaS strategy decision…



Research Lab

Emotet: The Silent, Pervasive Villain / The Return of Emotet: Time to Watch Out

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
April 23, 2020

After several weeks of quiet, especially during the Christmas holidays, the Emotet malware bot is up and running again, and it seems stronger and smarter. Several IT security firms have reported seeing phishing emails delivering Emotet via malicious Word documents and even delayed holiday e-greetings. Cyber-attackers using Emotet seem to have used this brief hiatus to improve the malware’s social engineering abilities, with almost a fourth of infected emails being sent as replies to existing email threads. Designed initially as a banking malware, the Emotet Trojan was first identified by security researchers in 2014. The malware delivery botnet spreads itself…



Product & Engineering

Versa SD-WAN/SD-Security Solutions Enable Dynamic AWS VPC Ingress Routing

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
December 3, 2019

Addressing the optimization and security of branch access to cloud-hosted mission-critical applications and workloads, in a dynamic, simplified and automated manner, is essential for contemporary business operations. Secure SD-WAN services enable enterprises to create an enterprise-wide cloud-network fabric that accelerates modern day application consumption demands and supports enterprise digital agility, speed and security, all while ensuring and improving end-user experience for productivity, collaboration and business services. Versa Branch (Versa VOS™ (formerly FlexVNF)) and Headend (Director, Analytics, Controller [Versa VOS™ (formerly FlexVNF)]) are supported on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. The process of instantiating the Headend topology can be automated using a Cloud Formation template…



Company Updates

Enabling CSPs with Extreme Agility: Versa and Netcracker – MEF19 Multi-Vendor Innovation Award

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
November 26, 2019

Versa and Netcracker have won the MEF19 award for innovative multi-vendor solutions. The MEF19 Technology Solution – Multi-Vendor Innovation Award recognizes two or more companies for industry leadership and innovation in providing a comprehensive network technology solution that supports orchestration of dynamic and assured services over automated and virtual networks. Netcracker and Versa have created a joint SD-WAN business cloud solution that enables CSPs to significantly differentiate their offerings and create business advantage with value-added third-party services, a new digital user experience and extreme agility. The entire solution is available from Netcracker’s Data Centers as a fully hosted and managed…



Industry Insights

Enterprises Need to Keep Edge Networks Safe

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
October 6, 2019

With enterprises investing heavily to transform themselves digitally, the threat environment has in many respects intensified and diversified. Enterprises pursuing a hybrid cloud or multi-cloud strategy, or relying on a software-as-a-service model to give remote workers access to critical applications, perhaps via a mobile device, will be potentially exposing themselves to new threat vectors that must be built into an already long list of security considerations for WAN edge optimization. As enterprises look for ways to accelerate their digital transformation journeys and to achieve greater business agility, they must match that by transforming their wide-area network to be more software-driven….



Industry Insights

How Sassy is your SD-WAN – Winning the Next WAN Edge Cycle

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
September 4, 2019

The new Gartner Networking Hype Cycle for 2019 is out (stay calm!) and there is one very clear message for network professionals implementing a SD-WAN strategy: first the good news, you’re now entering the nirvana phase of the cycle, i.e., the Slope of Enlightenment (congratulations!), which means SD-WAN is approaching a maximum period of benefits for the next 2-5 years; however, the bad news is that if you haven’t evaluated the “sassy” potential of your SD-WAN, then you may be headed for a premature derailment in the Trough of Disillusionment! When I say “sassy” I’m not referring to your teenager’s…



Industry Insights

Sophisticated Path Selection Capabilities Underpin SD-WAN Performance

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By Versa Staff
Versa Networks
August 13, 2019

SD-WAN has many capabilities that address the challenges associated with complex network edge infrastructure. Specifically, central configuration and management, zero-touch branch deployment, and automatic monitoring and path selection. SD-WAN’s ability to optimize pathways for different traffic types is a key advantage, which benefits IT with greater efficiencies, and unprecedented WAN flexibility, availability, reliability and performance. Today’s advanced cloud-managed SD-WAN solutions give enterprises the ability to dynamically connect branch offices, on-premises data centers, public/private cloud and SaaS, on a global scale. Removed are the carrier dependencies and resource restrictions that used to limit the way enterprises consume applications. Leveraging multiple links…