NTT, Palo Alto partner for managed SASE with AIOps

A new offering from IT services provider NTT combines Palo Alto Networks’ Prisma SASE offering with NTT’s managed network services and AIOps infrastructure.

SASE – secure access service edge – has been gaining interest for its potential to reduce networking complexity while improving security. It combines SD-WAN with security services, including secure web access gateway (SWG), cloud access security broker (CASB), zero-trust network access (ZTNA), and firewall-as-a-service (FWaaS), in a single, cloud-delivered service model.

Increasingly, companies looking to simplify their SASE deployments have been turning to managed services providers as an alternative to buying SASE services directly from vendors and doing the configuration and implementation on their own.

Read full article at Network World.