VMware Announces Future Ready Workforce Solutions to Address the Needs of the Distributed WorkforceDate : 29 Sep 2020
VMware Secure Access Service Edge Platform Adds New Capabilities to Empower Organizations to Intelligently Manage and Better Secure Access to Applications and Information
“Organizations are navigating one of the most significant disruptions of our generation. These challenges will accelerate a shift to cloud-centric strategies, like SASE, that address the requirements of enabling people to work from anywhere,” said
SASE: An Emerging Architecture for Unifying Networking and Security in the Cloud
Legacy networking and security approaches lack the automation, cloud scale and intrinsic security needed to connect and protect apps, data, and users across a globally distributed business fabric. The VMware SASE Platform converges cloud networking, cloud security and
Industry-leading SD-WAN –
VMwarehas been positioned as a leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure three consecutive years for its SD-WAN solution(1). The VMware SD-WAN global network has now been expanded to more than 2,700 cloud service nodes across 130 points of presence (POPs). The new VMware Edge Network Intelligence gives IT teams added visibility and telemetry into the end-user experience as applications are accessed from anywhere, and application traffic traverses many different networks. The Dell EMC SD-WAN Solution powered by VMwarehas also been expanded to include built-in LTE to support mobile clinics / temporary sites as well as higher reliability for work from home.
Industry-Leading Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) – VMware Secure Access is a ZTNA service that combines VMware Workspace ONE and VMware SD-WAN into a single, cloud-hosted offering that enables more secure, optimized, and high-performance access for remote and mobile users.
VMwarehas been positioned as a leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management three consecutive years for its Workspace ONE solution(2).
Best-in-Class Cloud & Web Security –
VMwareis partnering with leading companies to provide customers flexibility and choice in meeting their cloud and web security requirements.
The new VMware Cloud Web Security service will integrate Menlo Security’s best-in-class secure web gateway (SWG), cloud access service broker (CASB), Data Loss Prevention, sandbox, and remote browser isolation capabilities natively into the VMware SASE solution. VMware Cloud Web Security will be sold and supported by
VMware, with a single management interface and integrated back end operations, offering customers of all sizes an easy to deploy and ready to use solution.
VMwareand Zscaler announced an expanded strategic relationship to enable enterprises to combine VMware SD-WAN and VMware Secure Access with Zscaler Internet Access into a best of breed SASE solution. VMwareand Zscaler will join forces to support the needs of the world's most demanding enterprise organizations.
- The new VMware Cloud Web Security service will integrate Menlo Security’s best-in-class secure web gateway (SWG), cloud access service broker (CASB), Data Loss Prevention, sandbox, and remote browser isolation capabilities natively into the VMware SASE solution. VMware Cloud Web Security will be sold and supported by
Integrated Next-Gen Firewall as a Service – The VMware NSX Firewall is a stateful Layer 7 firewall that will be integrated into the VMware SASE Platform for cloud-delivered firewall as a service in both single-tenanted and multi-tenanted deployment options. This will complement the firewall capabilities of the existing VMware SD-WAN solution today. Forrester Research recently categorized
VMwareas one of five “large” firewall vendors in their report, Now Tech: Enterprise Firewalls, Q1 2020(3).
“The pandemic created market dynamics that require organizations to transform their IT infrastructure to meet the business needs of the new normal. Having an adaptable and flexible approach to connecting and securing access to corporate resources can be the difference between success and failure,” said
“With the transition to remote work, and an accelerating migration to SaaS, the traditional corporate network perimeter has evaporated. The Internet is the new corporate network and the new branch is an employees’ home or mobile device. Networks and security are being totally reimagined and rearchitected as the future of work is being transformed,” said
A Vision for the Future of Work with a Focus on Security and Employee Experience
The global pandemic has changed the future of work forever. According to
To address these challenges, VMware Workspace Security combines industry-leading unified endpoint management and endpoint security platform to enable customers to leverage the power of big data to provide comprehensive endpoint visibility as well as actionable insights in conjunction with data-driven prevention technology through a single dashboard. Today,
VMware Workspace Security Remote – Combines industry-leading unified endpoint management (UEM), endpoint security, and remote IT support into an integrated solution to better manage and protect Mac and Windows 10 devices. While InfoSec teams focus on preventing, detecting, and responding to threats, IT teams enable broader compliance and help to operationalize security updates. Workspace Security Remote brings the two teams, technologies, and consoles closer together to enhance overall device health, provide
Zero Trustaccess and efficiently automate threat response.
VMware Workspace Security VDI – Integrates VMware Horizon and VMware Carbon Black Cloud into a single unified solution that helps security and IT teams deliver highly secure virtual desktops and applications. Workspace Security VDI goes beyond legacy solutions as it uniquely integrates
Carbon Blacktechnology directly into the VMwarevSphere Hypervisor and VMtools to deliver an agentless approach with improved anti-tamper capabilities, audit, and remediation, and uses behavioral detection to protect against ransomware and file less malware.
Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance Services is a full-service medical transportation provider of air ambulance, ground ambulance and commercial medical escort for critically ill and injured patients. “Now more than ever, patients across the country need safe medical flights for specialty care. Our air ambulances provide a safe, clean environment to transport patients to the right level of care,” said
Dow is a global leader in material science with plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings, and silicones businesses that deliver a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers. “During the DowDuPont merger in 2017, we chose VMware’s VDI solutions to provide temporary system access to employees until we could spin out into three separate companies: Dow, DuPont, and Corteva. Given the complexity of the merger, reliability of system access across the companies was critical going from a baseline usage of 4k users and quickly scaling to 18k users,” said
Lumen enables enterprises to acquire, analyze and act on data, adopt emerging technologies, and take advantage of the opportunities of the 4th Industrial Revolution. “Lumen helps enterprises modernize their networks and strengthen security to reduce the complexity and risks of digital transformation. Our customers look to us to deliver solutions that help them adapt and thrive in virtually any business condition,” said
VMware Workspace Security Remote and VMware Workspace Security VDI are available today. VMware Edge Network Intelligence is expected to be available in VMware’s Fiscal Q3 FY21, which ends on
1-Gartner, Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure,
2-Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management,
4-Source: “The New Remote Work Era: Trends in the Distributed Workforce,”
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News at VMworld 2020
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- VMware Delivers Intrinsic Security to the World’s Digital Infrastructure
- VMware Empowers Customers to Build their Multi-Cloud Future
- VMware Expands Tanzu Portfolio and Partnerships to Accelerate Customers’ Infrastructure and Application Modernization Efforts
- VMware Unveils Project Monterey: Re-Imagining Hybrid Cloud Architecture to Support Next-Generation Applications
- VMware Delivers the Next Wave of Virtual Cloud Network Innovation to Connect and Protect Today’s Distributed, Multi-Cloud Enterprise
- For information on all news announcements at VMworld 2020, view the online media kit