64% of IT decision makers ranked ‘improving data security’ as the top IT objective investment, up 22% from the same survey conducted in 2018.*   

While SASE functionality is delivered from the cloud, it is not restricted to protecting
cloud assets only. At a strategic level, SASE represents a solution area for those looking to
unify networking and security, reducing cost and risk to the organization while improving
everyday operations – regardless of where work is conducted.

This tech brief identifies the first FIVE things IT leaders should know about SASE. We expand on:

  • SASE security is based on identity, not descriptors
  • SASE enables consistency in security and business continuity
  • There is an impetus for broad SASE adoption at nearly every company today
  • SASE is still relatively new
  • There are best practices when taking your initial approach to SASE

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Secure access service edge (SASE) combines networking and security functions in the cloud to deliver secure access to applications, anywhere users work. Download this free tech brief to understand how to take the first steps with SASE. 

*Foundry Research commissioned by WEI, December 2021.