Perimeter 81, the Secure Network as a Service solution for the modern and distributed workforce, has been included in the 2020 Market Guide for Zero Trust Network Access by Gartner Inc., a leading IT research and advisory company.
We were named as a representative vendor in the “ZTNA as a Service” category in the 2020 report. This year’s report was written by Analysts Steve Riley, Neil MacDonald, Lawrence Orans. Zero Trust network Access (ZTNA) describes the emerging market that is recommending organizations to replace their outdated traditional remote access VPN technologies with a more modern model that improves security while supporting a larger amount of use cases and enhancing the end-user experience.
Unlike stand-alone ZTNA solutions, as-a-service offerings require less setup and maintenance. According to Gartner, ZTNA as a Service solutions like Perimeter 81 typically require provisioning at the end-user or service side and route traffic through the vendor’s cloud for policy enforcement. Stand-alone offerings require customers to deploy and manage all elements of the product. In addition, several of the major IaaS cloud providers offer ZTNA capabilities for their customers.
What Is the Market Guide for Zero Trust Network Access?
Every year, Gartner publishes the Market Guide for Zero Trust Network Access. The annual report helps security and risk management leaders choose the best ZTNA solution for their organization’s needs, specifically application-centric and demand-driven connections.
In this year’s report, Gartner highlights how digital business transformation is affecting enterprises worldwide. According to Gartner, “ZTNA augments traditional VPN technologies for application access and removes the excessive trust once required to allow employees and partners to connect and collaborate. Security and risk management leaders should pilot ZTNA projects as part of a SASE strategy or to rapidly expand remote access.” (1)
Perimeter 81’s Secure Zero Trust Network As a Service Offering
Gartner recommends deploying “a ZTNA product that relies on multiple contextual aspects to establish and adapt trust for application-level access” and to “stop relying primarily on IP addresses and network location as a proxy for trust.”
ZTNA, the modern replacement for cloud VPN, removes excessive trust placed in physical networks in favor of adaptive, identity-aware, precision access that is application-oriented.
At Perimeter 81, it is our mission to simplify secure network, cloud and application access for the modern and distributed workforce. To do so, we have built a holistic SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) solution that provides both customizable networking and the highest levels of security.
Unlike hardware-based legacy VPN and firewall technology, our scalable SaaS solution offers greater network visibility, seamless onboarding and full integration with major cloud providers, giving companies of all industries and sizes the power to be fully mobile and completely cloud confident.
Our cutting-edge zero Trust network security solution features:
- Secure Cloud and Network Access
Ensure user-centric and adaptive, policy-based network access to on-premise resources, SaaS applications, and cloud environments.
- Zero Trust Application Access
Reduce the attack surface. Implement zero trust, fully audited access to web applications (Layer 7) via HTTP/S, SSH, RDP, or VNC, without an agent.
- Cross-Platform Endpoint Protection
Enable single sign-on access and two-factor authentication across iOS and Android devices as well as PC and Mac desktops.
- Site-to-Site Interconnectivity
Bridge the gap with fully customizable networking. Interconnect your cloud environments and different network branches.
Being recognized as a representative vendor of ZTNA as a Service in the 2020 Market Guide for Zero Trust Network Access from such a reputable resource confirms our continuous effort in changing the way organizations consume network security.
“We believe our inclusion as a Representative Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide validates why leading organizations adopt the Perimeter 81 solution to manage user access to their cloud resources,” said Amit Bareket, CEO and Co-Founder of Perimeter 81. “The Perimeter 81 team has worked tirelessly to deliver a secure, network as a service solution that collectively provides secure networking and data science technologies in a way that overcomes the limitations of traditional security solutions. We feel that to be recognized by Gartner is a tremendous validation for the work the Perimeter 81 team has accomplished.”
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(1) Gartner, Market Guide for Zero Trust Network Access, 2020, Steve Riley, Neil MacDonald, Lawrence Orans, June 2020.
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