Versa Networks Awarded Top Intel® Network Builders Winners’ Circle 2022 Award
Award Recognizes Versa for Technical Innovation, Product Portfolio and Ecosystem Partnerships
Santa Clara, Calif. – Jan. 31, 2023
Versa Networks, the recognized leader of single-vendor Unified Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), today announced it was awarded the highest level of recognition in the Intel® Network Builders Winners’ Circle 2022 Awards program. Versa received this year’s Titanium award for technical innovations using high throughput, low latency Xeon® scalable processors running Versa OS (VOS™) with single-pass scanning architecture, integrated security and networking to deliver all SASE capabilities.
The Intel Network Builders Winners’ Circle Awards are dedicated to ecosystem leaders that have demonstrated outstanding technical innovation to accelerate the transformation of the network from core to edge. Ecosystem partners are recognized for the commercial delivery of virtualized or cloud-ready applications, edge applications, and 5G integrated solutions. The awards have three categories: Titanium, Gold and Member. Each level is specially customized to highlight ecosystem achievements and offers a go-to-market benefits package designed to support the amplification of ready-to-adopt solutions.
“We are proud to be recognized as a Titanium Member by Intel Network Builders,” said Nikhil Desai, Sr. Director, Products at Versa Networks. “We have been partnering with Intel since 2012. Over the past decade, through our collaborations with Intel we have enabled our customers and eco-system partners with high performance, secure on prem and cloud-managed platforms powered by Versa VOS™. Our partnership with Intel significantly helps our enterprise and service provider customers with best-in-class platforms, offering lowest TCO, and providing scalable connectivity, optimized SD-WAN and SASE services.”
“As a Titanium member in Intel Network Builders, Versa’s commitment to advancements in software-driven network transformation has delivered innovative, scalable, and performant capabilities for networking customers across many industries,” said Keate Despain, Intel Network Builders Director.
Versa’s single-vendor Unified SASE delivers organically developed best-of-breed functions that tightly integrate and deliver services via the cloud, on-premises, or as a blended combination of both, managed through a single pane of glass. Versa delivers SASE services such as Secure SD-WAN, Next-Generation Firewall, Next-Generation Firewall as a Service, Cloud Network Firewall, Unified Threat Management (UTM) including Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Secure Web Gateway (SWG), Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Remote Browser Isolation (RBI), and User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA). Versa’s single-vendor SASE platform goes above and beyond management console automation integration by providing the ability to integrate networks, points of presence, policy definitions, application definitions, agent logic, and data lakes.
As the leader in SASE, the fastest growing security and networking category, Versa is the only solution proven to deliver the industry’s leading and differentiated SASE architecture for high performance and security. Dell’Oro Group listed Versa as the 2021 SASE market share leader with 84-percent market share for the unified category in its 4Q21 Network Security Quarterly Report; and Frost and Sullivan ranks Versa as the #2 worldwide market share leader in SASE. 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 industry report.
About Versa Networks
Versa Networks, the leader in single-vendor SASE platforms, delivers AI/ML-powered SSE and SD-WAN solutions. The platform provides networking and security with true 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. Thousands of customers globally with hundreds of thousands of sites and millions of users trust Versa with their mission critical networks and security. Versa Networks is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital, Mayfield, Artis Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Comcast Ventures, BlackRock Inc., Silicon Valley Bank, 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.