VMware has announced a new agreement with BT under which the communications service provider will offer its customers VMware Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) as a global managed service.
Building on the close relationship the two already have, the agreement combines BT’s networking capabilities and deep security expertise with VMware technology to help customers accelerate their digital transformation journey.
According to BT, the managed service offers employees flexible, secure and reliable access to cloud-based applications and services, whether deployed on private clouds, SaaS or at the enterprise edge. It also aims to support the adoption of technologies such as IoT and hybrid working.
As part of the ecosystem services managed by a single vendor, BT will provide full end-to-end support for networking and security, protecting access to apps and data across private, hybrid and multi-cloud.
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