DALLAS — July 21, 2020 — Masergy, the software-defined network and cloud platform for the digital enterprise, today launched the next generation of its SD-WAN portfolio. The new portfolio, based on Gartner’s Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) tenets, are designed with the flexibility in network, access, management, and security providing businesses the freedom to choose the right configuration for their cloud and network needs.
Businesses large and small need to quickly gain the agility and flexibility SD-WAN offers as digital transformations have dramatically accelerated due to COVID-19. Pioneering software-defined networking two decades ago, Masergy continues to innovate its SD-WAN and cloud platform for businesses of all sizes. Recognizing that moving to SD-WAN is a journey not a destination, Masergy has expanded its solution options, allowing businesses to adopt SD-WAN on their terms. Masergy has long offered a fully managed SD-WAN solution with built-in security and is now expanding its portfolio with the following:
“Masergy was built on a foundation of enabling client success, and Managed SD-WAN Secure portfolio is another leap forward in allowing companies to better control their destiny as they modernize their IT infrastructures,” said Masergy Chairman and CEO Chris MacFarland. “Offering greater flexibility and more choice, our new SD-WAN portfolio enables clients to achieve optimal performance and security across hybrid, multi-cloud environments with an approach to management that fits their specific needs—all on a regional and global scale.”
“The Next Generation WAN is a moving target,” said John Burke, CIO and principal research analyst, Nemertes Research. “More than just a network connecting branches to data centers, the Next Gen WAN is the locus of enterprise control for all communications among resources not sharing a location. SD-WAN is its core, and has to evolve continually to meet new enterprise needs and preferences, and to connect resources wherever they are.”
With the addition of SD-WAN Secure, Masergy is now the only provider with a single SD-WAN solution that unites a global software-defined network, firewall as a service, AIOps, shadow IT discovery, identity-based WAN analytics, co-managed options, alongside an unparalleled customer service.
Recognized as a pioneer in software-defined networking, Masergy is a leading secure cloud networking platform for global enterprise businesses. Masergy leverages artificial intelligence to enable superior application performance, offering managed SD-WAN, Security, UCaaS, and CCaaS solutions. Masergy was acquired by Comcast Business in October 2021 – combining the power and scale of Comcast’s network with Masergy’s industry-leading SLAs and exceptional customer experience to redefine what’s possible for future-thinking businesses. Learn more and follow us on our Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
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Matt Helmke, Corporate Communications
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