Cisco's integrated security portfolio provides enterprises
much-needed visibility and policy simplification for hybrid and
multicloud environments, driving efficiency at scale.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.,
Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/
-- Based on its recent analysis of the global network firewall
market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Cisco with its
2021 Global Market Leadership Award. Cisco's execution upon its
strategic vision for enhancing enterprises' multicloud security
posture, delivering Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) capability,
and advising on Zero Trust makes it a leading digital
transformation partner. Its robust Secure Firewall, with
on-premises and continually evolving virtual and containerized
capabilities, integrates tightly with its open SecureX extended
detection and response (XDR) platform to lower cost and reduce
threat dwell times.
"The unification capabilities of the SecureX platform enable
quick threat investigation and incident management. Cisco's
integrated security portfolio offers enterprises access to
much-needed visibility and control across the full security stack,"
said Elizabeth Whynott, Best
Practices Research Analyst at Frost & Sullivan. "Cisco's
firewall security solutions are being widely adopted, and its
growth is continuing year-over-year."
With multicloud adoption accelerating, and applications in
hybrid environments here to stay, the complexity of managing
security has never been greater. Cisco's vision simplifies security
by harmonizing network and application microsegmentation across
on-premises and cloud environments with a cost-saving platform
approach. Cisco Secure Firewall provides customers with
comprehensive visibility and policy management, extending
consistent threat detection and response throughout physical,
virtual, and hybrid enterprise environments. In 2021, Cisco
introduced integration of network and application workload
security, Snort 3 IPS and Secure Firewall Cloud Native, a
lightweight containerized firewall that uses Kubernetes for
"Cisco's broad security portfolio enables enterprises with the
flexibility to customize their network firewall for their exact
security and regulatory needs," noted Mikita Hanets, Research
Analyst at Frost & Sullivan. "With the pandemic expediting
enterprises cloud migration, Cisco's firewall offerings are well
poised to continue their exponential growth."
"Cloud adoption has dramatically accelerated, as organizations
turn to the cloud to drive efficiency, respond quickly to business
changes, and innovate," says Chandrodaya Prasad, VP of Product,
Network and Application Security at Cisco. "We continue to
reimagine security with a holistic approach that simplifies, brings
clarity, and harmonizes network, workload, and application
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