In a recent development, Hughes Network Systems, LLC and Netskope have joined forces to offer businesses a new SASE solution. Combining Hughes’s expertise in managed services and Netskope’s leading Security Service Edge capabilities, the Hughes Managed SASE is targeted for small and medium-sized enterprises. It promises the security posture of a large enterprise at a budget-friendly price, especially for enterprises headquartered in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
Hughes and Netskope Announce Partnership for SASE Solution
Hughes Network Systems and Netskope’s partnership brings to the table a fully managed, full-stack SASE platform branded as Hughes Managed SASE. This SASE solution integrates SD-WAN and provides a comprehensive, cloud-delivered security posture. Additionally, it has the flexibility to integrate with ongoing SD-WAN deployments using the Netskope SSE, thus attending to the security and network performance needs of today’s multifaceted digital environment.
Overcoming Data Security Challenges with Hughes Managed SASE
Craig Robinson, Research Vice President, Security Services at IDC, explained the value of the new offering. He highlighted that many companies today grapple with managing the multitude of tools required to protect sensitive data. Hughes Managed SASE addresses this issue by bundling the capabilities needed to secure data and applications. Consequently, this solution offers scalability, intelligent routing, cost optimization of SD-WAN alongside peace of mind with a managed or co-management option.
Accolades and Recognition for Hughes and Netskope in Security Service Edge
Both Hughes and Netskope have been recognized for their contributions to Security Service Edge. Hughes has been recognized as a Leader in the Frost Radar™: North American Managed SD-WAN Services Market report four consecutive times. On the other hand, Netskope was named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Security Service Edge for the second year in a row – the only SSE Leader to rank among the highest three scoring vendors for all Use Cases in the companion Critical Capabilities for SSE report.
In conclusion, the partnership of Hughes and Netskope promises to bring a comprehensive security solution that aids small and mid-sized enterprises in safeguarding their network. The dynamic Hughes Managed SASE comes with the combined expertise and industry-leading capabilities of both companies, aiming to facilitate secure, efficient networking for businesses.
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