What is SASE?

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) converges network and security into a global cloud-native service to support the dynamic needs of digital enterprises.

Why SASE now? The enterprise is evolving.

Digital transformation, the distributed mobile workforce, the adoption of cloud services and emerging edge computing platforms have changed how enterprises operate. Business enablement requires anytime/anywhere access to apps and services. SASE delivers a worldwide mesh of network and security capabilities that can be applied whenever needed to provide access to data and workloads everywhere.

By 2024, at least 40% of enterprises will have explicit strategies to adopt SASE, up from less than 1% at year-end 2018.

Gartner, 2019

Move to a modern cloud architecture.

SASE includes SD-WAN and Zero Trust Access components which connect and secure edge devices (such as branch office, mobile device, IoT system). SASE solutions deliver seamless, consistent and secure network access for any user at any time and location.

Simplify and secure your enterprise access.

SASE is an integrated service that provides comprehensive secure access for modern computing environments. Enterprises save management time and overhead, streamline access, and ensure business continuity. SASE enables enterprises to:

Reduce complexity and costs by consolidating technology stacks. Lower operational overhead and speed new technology adoption.

Enable secure access for partners and contractors while removing risks caused by legacy VPNs.

Improve performance for latency-sensitive apps. Simplify access experience for users to remove operational friction.

Enable zero trust network access to enterprise networks. Improve security by continuously verifying access sessions and policies.

SASE starts with Zero Trust. Start today with Barracuda CloudGen Access.

Barracuda CloudGen Access is your onramp to SASE. Get easy to deploy, easy to manage Zero Trust Network Access that secures your critical data and applications.

Secure access to SaaS apps.

Barracuda CloudGen Access is a cloud-native solution that enables secure and simple access to enterprise resources such as SaaS apps (e.g. Salesforce, G Suite, Gmail, Office 365) from any device. It also prevents phishing and other malware domains with a secure web gateway that resides on the device.

Secure access to internal apps.

Barracuda CloudGen Access secures access to internal applications through identity-integrated access proxies powered by the Zero Trust policies. Policies are enforced via continuous verification of user identity and the device as well as the continuous verification of the application.

On-device security for any enterprise.

Barracuda CloudGen Access is agnostic to infrastructure. The proxy delivers direct, fast and secure access on the end user device, without accessing our infrastructure. Barracuda CloudGen Access performs most of the computation, logic, and protection on the device.

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