The rise of hybrid work and distributed applications has created a problem that’s not so new but has been exacerbated. On-premises security has been the de facto deployment model for decades, but as businesses have become more distributed, on-premises have struggled to meet security demands. The pandemic-induced hybrid work model underscores the difficulty of putting corporate-grade security wherever a user is.
High-performance network leader Arista Networks Inc. announced today that it’s partnering with cloud security pioneer Zscaler Inc. to enhance network security for businesses by integrating its cloud networking solutions with Zscaler’s Zero Trust Exchange platform.
The cloud security provider Zscaler recently hosted its annual ZenithLive event under the bright Las Vegas lights. The company pioneered the security services edge, where security moves away from on-premises firewalls and VPNs to zero trust delivered via a cloud proxy.
One of the major themes from last week’s RSA Security conference was the rise of converged network and security platforms as organizations look to consolidate the number of vendors they have and leverage the ubiquity of the network.
Market researcher Gartner Inc. released its 2023 Magic Quadrant for Security Service Edge earlier this month, shining a light on the leaders, and laggards, in the growing cybersecurity segment.