SASE - What is it?

netQ has undertaken our own independent research and created a simplified breakdown of how we explain SASE, and the associated benefits of this.


Link Management, Traffic routing and QoS, Voice and latency-sensitive traffic, optimised path engineering to Public SaaS.

Network Security

Traffic encryption, Threat prevention and detection, Network Firewall (FWaaS), Anti-Malware, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Deep packet inspection,

Supports All Edges

Datacenters, branches, public cloud, roaming users, and mobile clients.

Network & Security

Network & Security

Cloud Security

DNS Filtering, Secure Web Gateway (SWG), URL Filtering,Cloud Access Secure Broker (CASB), Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Data Loss Protection (DLP).

Cloud-Native Monitoring

Single dashboard for all edges and centralised security policy management, optimised co-location public SaaS.

Identity Driven

User and resource identification, Identity access policy & control, risk-driven security controls.

There are great benefits with SASE:

  • Improved connectivity reliability and redundancy between New Zealand, Australia and Global Sites.

  • Reduced operational cost associated with expensive managed global MPLS circuits.

  • Improved visibility and accessibility1 in management for operations monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • Reduced security fragmentation1 by removing different security vendor toolsets.

1 Subject to vendor solution.

  • Reduced latency and bandwidth constraints using L3/L4 or L7 Application-driven policy.

  • Built-in enterprise security capabilities (encryption, secure web, CASB, DNS, Mobile VPN, SOC).

  • Hybrid workforce enablement to connect securely from any location and any endpoint, locally or globally.

  • Aggregated managed service for both connectivity and security services offering.

netQ works with a number of vendors who provide SASE solutions. netQ has the expertise, experience and capability to provide guidance and support to your business to create a SASE roadmap and solution that best meets your business requirements. Contact us now to have a chat about how we could help you.

Cato Networks

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Cloudflare Partner Network

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