Versa Networks, the recognized secure access service edge (SASE) leader, today announced it has won the International Trade Council’s Go Global Awards Program’s First Place Award in the Information Technology awards category.
The annual Go Global Awards follow a rigorous three-tiered selection process. Candidates begin the application process with a pre-screening and ranking phase. The top 20 percent of nominations are then cross-reviewed to ensure consistency. Finalists are then selected for the live judging event, where they present before independent members of the Go Global Awards Committee. The Awards Committee then cross-reviews the finalist presentations and the final decisions are announced at the Go Global Awards Day.
“Winning a Go Global Award is no small feat,” said Kristal Parcon, head of the Awards Committee. “We received 6,416 entries coming from organizations in 178 countries; the breadth of award nominations was truly amazing. We are humbled by organizations such as Versa Networks who, in the face of a global pandemic, have displayed leadership, resilience and innovation, while embracing change and supporting their employees and communities in a way never seen before.”
Versa Networks offers Versa SASE as a SaaS, delivering tightly integrated services via the cloud, on-premises, or as a blended combination of both via Versa Operating System (VOS™) with a Single-Pass Parallel Processing architecture and managed through a single pane of glass. Versa began delivering SASE services such as VPN, Secure SD-WAN, Edge Compute Protection, Next-Generation Firewall, Next-Generation Firewall as a Service, Secure Web Gateway (SWG), and Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) more than five years ago. Versa uniquely provides contextual security based on user, role, device, application, location, security posture of the device, and content. As the leader in the fastest growing security and networking category, SASE, and executing on SASE services for years, Versa is the only solution proven to deliver the industry’s leading and differentiated architecture for high performance and security. Gartner has identified Versa SASE as having the most SASE components out of all 56 vendors Gartner evaluated. Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) also found that Versa SASE has the most SASE supported functions, as published in its 2021 industry report.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the International Trade Council out of nearly 6,500 nominated companies as the leader in Information Technology,” said Michael Wood, Chief Marketing Officer for Versa Networks. “Versa has seen significant international expansion over the years, most recently fuelled by this year’s round of funding and rapidly growing global demand for Versa SASE, which delivers unique integration of networking and security SASE services via the cloud or, if customers prefer, delivered on-premises or as a blended combination of both. Enterprises across the globe both large and small, as well as service providers, look to Versa as a strategic partner to address their complex secure access, networking and digital transformation needs. Versa is the modern secure network.”
The Go Global Awards bring together hundreds of senior executives from some of the world’s most innovative manufacturers, exporters, technology firms, international service providers, venture capital firms and financial institutions. While the Go Global Awards offer the opportunity to be recognized and honored by their peers, it also goes beyond winning trophies and citations. The program aims to build a community of senior executives from across the globe to support one another, share ideas, create partnerships, and build on their existing knowledge and connections. For more information about the Go Global Awards, please visit www.goglobalawards.org. For more information about the International Trade Council, please visit www.tradecouncil.org.
Versa Networks, the leader in SASE, combines extensive security, advanced networking, industry leading SD-WAN, genuine multitenancy, and sophisticated analytics via the cloud, on-premises, or as a blended combination of both to meet SASE requirements for small to extremely large enterprises and Service Providers, and via the simplified Versa Titan cloud service designed for Lean IT. Thousands of customers globally with hundreds of thousands of sites trust Versa with their networks, security, and clouds. Versa Networks is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital, Mayfield, Artis Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Liberty Global Ventures, Princeville Capital, RPS Ventures and Triangle Peak Partners. For more information, visit https://www.versa-networks.com or follow Versa Networks on Twitter @versanetworks.
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