Pulse Access Suite with SDP Debuts
February 21, 2019
Secure noted the integration of SDP
(Software Defined Perimeter) architecture
within its Secure Access platform and the
inclusion of Pulse SDP as an add-on within
its award-winning Access Suite. By offering
a flexible path to SDP, the company extends
its foundation of Zero Trust access for
hybrid IT and provides enterprises and
service providers unrivaled provisioning
simplicity, security posture fortification
and lower total cost of ownership.
•66% of organizations expect that within two years, more than 30% of their cloud-resident data will be sensitive
•53% of mobile knowledge workers wait at least a week before applying a security patch or update to the devices they use for work
•45% of organizations that have
repatriated a public cloud-based
application(s)/workload(s) have deployed
them on converged infrastructure
•Dual-mode VPN and SDP architecture; provides enterprises single pane of glass secure access management and operational visibility across public cloud, private cloud and datacenter.
•Extensive multi-factor authentication and authorization options; ensures users, their devices and the applications they access are continuously verified before and during the transaction.
•Uniform policy management; enables consistently provisioned secure connections that increase usability and security while reducing configuration errors, policy drift and gateway sprawl.
•Granular, stateful access enforcement; aligns business and compliance requirements with on-demand, application-level access that supports anywhere access and preferred device.
•Enhanced user experience; offering users easy and seamless access options including web portal, application-activated, SSO and captive portal.
•Access responsiveness; separate data and control planes to ensure scalability with proprietary Optimal Gateway Selector™ technology to expedite application delivery.
•Deployment flexibility; freedom to move or extend implementation on premise, through private and public cloud, and with their hosting provider or managed service provider of choice.
•Reduced total cost of ownership; unified
Secure Access platform that works with a
customer’s existing investment and access
ecosystem to consolidate disparate remote
and cloud access controls and avoid
expensive administrative, licensing and
SDP will be offered solely as a licensed
component within Advanced and Enterprise
Editions of the Pulse Access Suites in April
2019. Pulse SDP is comprised of an SDP
Controller, SDP Client and SDP Gateway which
are enabled within the Pulse Secure
software, hardware and cloud solutions. This
approach allows SDP and perimeter-based VPN
functionality to work in parallel and
provides Zero Trust access security and
essential operational flexibility for
enterprises and service providers.