SASE: Unifying network and security
With the increased need for secure remote access and cloud connectivity, the pressure is mounting on the enterprise network to be more adaptive and resilient.
Transform, and simplify network
controls and security policies with SASE
Lumen SASE Solutions combines our expansive network and hybrid cloud platform with software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities and cloud-native security services. We deliver a value-packed offering that help enterprises enhance security and simplified management of their networks anywhere, on any device.
SD-WAN, a component of SASE, is focused on providing comprehensive SDN capabilities for programmatic data routing and optimised network performance.
Integrated, cloud-native security
SASE is structured to integrate security services and implement policies seamlessly across environments, managing risks based on identity rather than a fixed point.
Hybrid Cloud diversity
SASE is location agnostic and is designed to enable companies to manage data workloads for applications across public cloud, private cloud edge and on-premise environments.
A SASE framework aims to simplify a company’s application environment. Our network experts will help you build an ideal solution that’s fit-for-purpose in your current IT environment.
How SASE works
SASE is networking model that integrates security with networking, creating a cloud-native solution that can be easily managed and scaled. It combines several different technologies into a single solution, including SD-WAN, CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker), Zero Trust Network Access, Firewall as a Service (FWaaS), and Secure Web Gateway (SWG).
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What are benefits of Lumen SASE solution?
- Lumen Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) offers a comprehensive network and security solution using a cloud first architecture centered around zero trust security principles. Lumen SASE Solutions allows businesses to:•
- Transform their workforce with ZTNA
- Embrace the move to SaaS and Cloud
- Provide centralised security and controls
- Improve application performance and modernise the WAN
- Remove operational complexity
What services make up Lumen SASE Solutions?
- Lumen SASE Solutions is the convergence of network and security services including:• Software Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN)
- Next Generation Firewall (NGFW)
- Secure Web Gateway (SWG)
- Remote Access / Zero Trust Network Architecture (ZTNA)
How do Lumen SASE Solutions work?
Lumen SASE Solutions provides the ability to deploy security and network solutions supporting secure access to business-critical assets using location-based SD-WAN and security to cloud-based capabilities based on a zero-trust architecture. It includes the expected security and networking capabilities and will continue to grow in feature availability.
Which connectivity is supported by Lumen SASE solution?
Since Lumen SASE Solutions are overlay services, we can support the SASE service over many types of Lumen and customer provided network connectivity options including MPLS/IP VPN, DIA, Broadband, wireless, and Layer 2 Ethernet services.
China is a very large country with varying quality of Internet access depending on location and type of access (standard DIA, premium DIA or broadband). To ensure reliable and high quality for customer applications, we recommend designing hybrid WAN which includes MPLS VPN and Internet access and leverage SD-WAN component of SASE solution to optimise application performance.
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