When it comes to needing secure, un-siloed access to networks, SaaS and cloud apps, and the web, size doesn’t matter: Midsize enterprises are ready for SASE – provided they can find low-cost, easily managed platforms that meet their unique needs.
In fact, 45% of organizations plan to work with managed service providers to implement or optimize their SASE solutions. The research in this report digs deep into the mindset of midsize organizations, the key SASE attributes they need in the solutions they choose and the SSE tools that are most critical to their security.
This report is packed with information MSSPs need to successfully assist midsize enterprises in achieving Zero Trust security.
“As a CIO of a midsize business, I need to ensure we have the right solutions in place to protect our distributed workforce.”
– Dale McCarty
Executive Director Cyberlandia
“Quite often, I hear, ‘Zero Trust is only for big organizations – my company is too small.’ But Zero Trust is a framework for any organization that has data and assets to protect from the malicious actors to which all companies, big or small, are exposed via the Internet. Luckily, Zero Trust can work for your small or midsize business, once you find technology and expertise that fit the unique parameters of your organization.”
– John Kindervag
Creator of Zero Trust, Senior Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy, ON2IT
“ZTEdge has a broad set of affordable, always-on security capabilities, including a Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) service that will reduce the complexity of remote application access for our teams, improving user experience and security compared to legacy VPN solutions.”
– Brandon Nokes
Director, Facilities & IT, Devada
“Given the large enterprise orientation of most security solution providers, we wanted a right-sized solution that provided a simple, cost-effective way for MSEs to quickly implement their own SASE strategy. The ZTEdge platform is the solution to do just that and is a valuable addition to the market.”
– Mark Mahovlich
Vice President of Strategy & Execution, ICM Cyber
“Getting the fundamentals right, including Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), microsegmentation, and following the Zero Trust framework isn’t just good security hygiene; it is the cornerstone of a successful business.”
– Louis Columbus
Cybersecurity Author, VentureBeat
“As the CEO of a 100-person SMB, I can tell you firsthand that if I understood and implemented basic cyber hygiene and best practices, I would not have lost time, money, and valuable IP to criminal hackers. I STRONGLY recommend that all SMBs realize that they will not understand how valuable their intellectual property is…until they lose it!”
– Gary Berman
Host of The “CyberHero Adventures Show” and Industry Analyst
“ZTEdge offers a unique value proposition for organizations, delivering a comprehensive set of integrated Zero Trust security capabilities via a simple and affordable always-on cloud platform.”
– Kamalika Sandell
Chief Information Officer, New Jersey Institute of Technology