Panel of Independent Judges Recognizes Versa for Providing the Government’s Only Complete SASE Integration for Cloud Security, Networking, SD-WAN, Secure Access and Analytics
Versa Networks, the recognized secure access service edge (SASE), today announced that its industry-leading Versa SASE has been honored in The Govies Government Security Awards competition by security today magazine, the only integrated product and technology magazine covering the entire security market; and securitytoday.com, the leading editorial site for the security industry. Versa won the Gold Award in the Cyber Defense Solutions awards category.
1105 Media launched its government safety awards program in 2009. In 2011, this successful program became known as The Govies. Participation in the program was higher than ever this year, as government security continues to be an ongoing concern. The awards recognize outstanding government security products in a variety of categories.
“The pandemic has wreaked havoc around the world, but security manufacturers have continued to work hard to design new security solutions for the government sector,” said Ralph C. Jensen, editor-in-chief, security today magazine and securitytoday.com. “It is truly a testament to dedication and vision to ensure the best products are available for government use. Manufacturers should be proud of their employees for providing the best solutions during these difficult times. We appreciate the opportunity to improve the marketplace by honoring these winning awards.”
An independent security industry judging panel selected the top entries in the 2022 categories and named the winners using criteria including functionality, innovation, usability, interoperability, quality, design, market opportunities, impact in the security industry, technical advancements and scalability. .
“Government is a very successful and rapidly growing industry for Versa, and it is gratifying to win another award for Versa SASE, especially from an independent panel of security industry judges,” said Michael. Wood, director of marketing for Versa Networks. “Versa SASE has earned its place as the government sector’s SASE solution of choice by offering unique integration of SASE networking and security services via the cloud or, if customers prefer, delivered on-premises or as a a combination of both. globe turn to Versa as a strategic partner to meet their complex security access, networking and digital transformation needs. Versa is the modern secure network.
Versa SASE delivers tightly integrated services via the cloud, on-premises, or as a combination of the two via the Versa Operating System (VOS™) with single-pass parallel processing architecture and managed through a single screen . Versa started providing 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) over five years ago. Versa uniquely provides contextual security based on user, role, device, application, location, device security posture, and content.
As the leader in SASE, the fastest growing security and networking category, and running SASE services for years, Versa is the only solution proven to deliver the industry’s leading and differentiated architecture for high performance and security. Dell’Oro Group ranked Versa as the 2021 SASE Market Share Leader with 84% market share for the unified category in its Quarterly 4Q21 Network Security Report. Gartner has identified Versa SASE as having the most SASE components out of 56 vendors evaluated by Gartner. Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) also found that Versa SASE has the most Functions supported by SASEas published in its industry report.
About 1105 Media’s Infrastructure Solutions Group
1105 Media’s infrastructure solutions group includes several industry-leading media brands that provide new products and technology solutions for security professionals: security todaysecuritytoday.com, GovSec, campus security and life safetyand Campuslifesecurity.com. The brands’ print, digital, personalized and research products integrate physical and IT security coverage and provide the smartest, most cost-effective solutions to reach security decision makers.
About Versa Networks
Versa Networks, the leader of SASE, combines extensive security, advanced networking, industry-leading SD-WAN, true multitenancy, and sophisticated analytics through the cloud, on-premises, or a combination of the two to meet SASE requirements for small and medium-sized businesses. very large enterprises and service providers, and through the simplified Versa Titan cloud service designed for Lean IT. Thousands of customers worldwide with hundreds of thousands of locations trust Versa for 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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