SASE Overview

Optimizing network performance and security is a tall task. Let us give you a lift.

Traditional security architectures just aren’t cutting it. Too much has shifted to the cloud for the old ways to work anymore. So, while you’re embracing the cloud, a hybrid workforce, and decentralized offices and networks, the SASE (pronounced “sassy”) architecture is here to converge network and security to protect your most valuable data and assets – whenever and wherever they’re being used.

SASE | Infographic

We get it, SASE can seem complex. We simplify its components for you in our SASE Simplified Infographic.


Why FirstLight?

FirstLight: A single source for ALL of your SASE needs

The SASE architecture’s 6 main elements are commonly implemented as disjointed solutions. While individual security applications/appliances serve an integral function, it is their convergence that provides the ultimate benefit in a SASE model.

FirstLight brings you leading technology combined with a team of experts to help you design, implement, and support your SASE deployment. All that’s left to do is for you is to sit back and watch the SASE magic unfold.

Phased Implementation

Roll things out at your own pace

While SASE is optimal when all components are working together, most organizations choose to implement one step at a time. FirstLight’s SASE offering, powered by Cisco, allows you to migrate intentionally. It’s not an ‘all or nothing’ solution like it is with some providers. We’ll meet you where you are.

A Supported Evolution

Drop network vulnerabilities like a bad habit

The Complete Guide to SASE

Ready to dive deeper? We’ve created The Complete Guide to SASE, allowing you to take a closer look at each of its components and gameplan how your organization can set sail on its SASE journey.

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We know that changing the way of doing things isn’t easy, but with the support of our experts, FirstLight will guide you every step of the way. Once your business evolves to a SASE architecture, you’ll benefit from:

  • Increased security
  • Improved network management
  • Superior performance
  • Reduced hardware costs
  • Seamless scalability
  • Workforce flexibility

Additional Reading

Related resources to help you reach SASE Superstar status

SASE | Info Sheet

Today’s workforce is accessing onsite business networks and cloud applications from personal devices, using unapproved apps, and (ultimately) compromising data security.

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SASE: the Future of Networking

In today’s dynamic and decentralized business environments, SASE represents a paradigm shift for network security.

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SD-WAN Overview

The modern workforce is increasingly mobile and traditional Wide Area Network (WAN) architectures can’t keep up due to security challenges and increased complexity.


DNS Protection

Protect your devices both on and off the network using DNS to block malicious activity early on.

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Get More Information on SASE

If you’re looking for the ideal provider for SASE in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, you’ve found it. Contact our team today and we can decide on a SASE solution that best suits you.