VMware is no longer leaving security revenue on the table.
The company announced the general availability of VMware Cloud Web Security on Tuesday, a cloud-hosted service that extends the SD-WAN of VMware VeloCloud and VMware Secure Access to users who work on their applications in the cloud and from anywhere the same points of presence as VMware. used to deploy its SD-WAN, Sanjay Uppal (pictured), senior vice president and general manager of VMware’s service provider and Edge business unit, told CRN.
VMware has an existing relationship with cloud security provider Zscaler, but the addition of cloud web security “completes the picture” for VMware’s own SASE strategy, Uppal said.
“When customers ask for best-of-breed, that’s the solution. But with VMware Cloud Web Security, of course, we don’t have to make a handover. It’s a single-pass architecture that we believe will appeal to a lot of people, ”he said.
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