ngena announces integration with Zscaler

Dec 12, 2019

ngena announces integration with Zscaler Cloud Security Platform

The Next Generation Enterprise Network Alliance (“ngena”) has entered into a partnership with Zscaler, the industry leader in cloud security, to deliver fast, secure access to cloud-based applications. As a result of this partnership, joint customers can now use the Zscaler cloud security platform in combination with ngena’s global SD-WAN-as-a-Service and benefit from best-in-class local secure internet access. The integration will help organizations simplify IT by enabling fast and secure, global collaboration across their workforce, partners and customers.

The connection to the Zscaler cloud security platform will be set-up via ngena’s central management portal which enables the design, configuration, deployment and management of globally deployed Software-Defined Wide Area Networks. ngena’s fully orchestrated service simplifies the setup of Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) by automating multiple configuration tasks and providing quick provisioning of cloud security across all cloud applications and enterprise locations.

Zscaler’s cloud security platform is distributed across more than 150 data centers around the world and helps organizations accelerate their cloud transformation. Enterprises benefit from Zscaler’s global threat intelligence because once a new threat is detected, it is blocked for users across the entire cloud platform within seconds. Zscaler is processing 75 billion Internet requests per day, securing users across 185 countries. Moreover, Zscaler blocks approximately 100 million threats daily and performs approximately 120,000 unique security updates.

How Zscaler partnership with ngena is affecting the SD-WAN industry?

Punit Minocha, Senior Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at Zscaler, says: “We are proud to join the ngena alliance as new technology partner and provide our joint customers fast, secure, reliable access as they transform their organizations to the cloud.”

Dr. Marcus Hacke, Founder and Managing Director at ngena, says: “Zscaler is one of the most renowned secure internet access providers, helping companies worldwide to secure their data networks in a very efficient and professional way. While our global SD-WAN network already offers a number of security functions and is designed by keeping in mind core principles of security like authentication, encryption and data integrity, the partnership with Zscaler will add another strong element of security to our service”.

Thank you Zscaler. We look forward to our great new partnership. For more information, click here

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Nadine Dörfler

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