Versa Networks Wins 2023 SC Award for Industry’s Best SASE Solution
Versa Unified SASE Recognized Over Competition for Delivering Industry’s Only Tightly Integrated Secure SD-WAN, Secure Web Gateway, Cloud Access Security Broker, Zero Trust, and Network Firewalling
Santa Clara, Calif., – August 30, 2023
Versa Networks, the global leader in AI/ML-powered Unified Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), today announced it has won a 2023 SC Award in the Trust Award category for the industry’s Best SASE Solution. The SC Awards program is cybersecurity’s most prestigious and competitive program, recognizing the solutions, organizations, and people driving innovation and success in information security.
“We are honored for Versa Unified SASE to be named as the Best SASE Solution by the cybersecurity industry’s most important annual awards program,” said Dan Maier, CMO for Versa Networks. “Forward-leaning organizations around the world are deploying SASE solutions from Versa that converge their networking and security functions, accelerate their ability to support hybrid work and cloud services, reduce the complexity and increase the reliability of their infrastructure, and enhance their security. Versa SASE offers customers a future-ready framework that addresses both the current and emerging networking and security challenges faced by modern businesses.”
Winners are featured on SC Media’s website with editorial coverage that celebrates the innovative technologies and solutions that support the ongoing efforts of the cybersecurity community.
According to SC Magazine, “Versa Networks won this category for offering a unified Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) architecture for enterprises that offers protection and connectivity for users, devices, and sites to workloads and applications. The platform promises to simplify how companies secure and connect their assets, improving their security posture, user-to-application experience, and operational efficiency. Versa SASE offers consistent policies to optimize network performance and secure application access anywhere, at any time, through a cloud-based, on-premises, or hybrid approach.”
Now in its 26th year, the 2023 SC Awards are highly coveted and draw a continued record number of entries each year. This year, SC Media evolved its recognition program with the introduction of new award categories and several modified categories to the competition. The Trust Awards included 21 categories recognizing outstanding technology solutions in API, cloud, data security, managed detection, and more. Hundreds of entries for the Trust Awards were judged by a world-class panel of independent industry leaders, from sectors including healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, consulting, and education.
“This year’s SC Award winners reflected our industry in flux,” said Tom Spring, SC Media’s editorial director at CyberRisk Alliance. “Winners demonstrated uncanny market agility and brought innovative solutions to help their customers stay ahead of increasingly sophisticated adversaries and emerging threats. The innovative strategies and technologies demonstrated by all our SC Award participants truly encapsulated the remarkable innovation within the cybersecurity industry this year.”
Also a 2023 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award Winner
Versa also announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Versa Zero Trust Everywhere as a 2023 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award winner. The Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award, presented by Cloud Computing magazine, recognizes companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market.
About Versa Unified SASE
Versa’s AI/ML-powered 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 Unified SASE platform goes above and beyond management console automation by providing the ability to integrate networks, points of presence, policy definitions, application definitions, agent logic, and data lakes.
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About Versa Networks
Versa Networks, the leader in single-vendor Unified 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., 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.