Open Systems Joins Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN Partner Ecosystem to Maximize Benefits of Customers’ Cloud Migrations

Ensuring Remote Branch Connectivity is Key to Enterprise-Wide Success of Cloud Adoption

Redwood City, Calif. – September 17, 2020 – Open Systems, a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer supporting enterprises in their digital transformation journey, announced today that it is a partner in the Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN ecosystem and has integrated its SASE solution with the Azure Virtual WAN to provide enterprises’ remote offices with secure, reliable and high-performance access to Azure anywhere in the world.

Ensuring remote offices can access critical cloud applications is a key requirement for enterprises to realize all the benefits that come from migrating to the cloud. The scalable performance and ease of use offered by Azure Virtual WAN, in combination with the end-to-end security of Open Systems’ SASE platform, is an ideal solution for enterprises needing to securely connect hundreds or even thousands of remote branch offices, data centers and other facilities.

“Open Systems enables enterprises to fully and securely extend the benefits of the cloud throughout their organizations, including their remotest offices,” said Ogi Stanovcic, Open Systems’ General Manager for Cloud. “With access to Microsoft Azure around the world, enterprises can deploy applications as needed easily and quickly wherever they are located. This will free enterprises to focus on realizing business benefits, free from connectivity, security or bandwidth concerns.”

“This solution from Open Systems will be very compelling to Microsoft Azure customers, and our partners that work with them every day. Both equally appreciate how this automates and simplifies the very complex task of securely connecting remote offices and workers with the cloud,” said Koby Phillips, Vice President of Business Development-Cloud of Telarus, a Master Agent partner of Open Systems. “Azure customers are keen to get the most from their deployments and we think they will agree that this is a great solution for extending the benefits of Azure throughout their organizations.”

Reshmi Yandapalli, principal product manager at Microsoft Corp. said, “We are pleased to expand our collaboration with Open Systems through the integration of their SASE SD-WAN solution and Microsoft’s Azure Virtual WAN offering. As customers look to simplify branch connectivity and extend application workloads on Microsoft Azure, Open Systems SD-WAN offers a rich branch and corporate connectivity solution for customers looking to secure and optimize their cloud on-ramp requirements.” 

Using Open Systems’ SASE solution with Azure Virtual WAN to connect remote branches enables enterprises to realize several unique advantages, including:

  • Minimal latency and ample bandwidth for all enterprise and cloud applications thanks to the Microsoft Global Network and its 160+ POPs worldwide
  • Reduced hardware and rack space requirements by switching to cloud-delivered security
  • Unified management through Open Systems’ Customer Portal simplifies management

Additional information is available on the Microsoft Virtual WAN partner page and the Open Systems website.

Open Systems’ SASE solution delivers tightly integrated networking and security services in on-prem and cloud native platforms that protect all application flows involving enterprise assets, including branch offices, mobile endpoints, cloud data centers, etc. Its single pass engine across SD-WAN, secure web gateway (SWG), firewall, network detection and response (NDR) provides minimal latency, and its integrated policy management ensures consistent policies across various SASE services.

About Open Systems

Open Systems is a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer supporting enterprises in their digital transformation journey. The company’s cloud-delivered Secure SD-WAN and Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services unify security and comprehensive networking capabilities, enabling organizations to connect their clouds, branches, applications and users anywhere in the world, in a secure and agile way. Open Systems’ service delivery platform combines AIOps and automation with 24×7 experts to deliver immediate peace of mind and future-proof business critical infrastructure.

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