Enterprise technology for secure remote access is undergoing an evolution beyond virtual private networks.
- ZTA has different flavors, and Ovum divides vendors in this market into two broad camps, one adopting primarily a licensed software approach, the other a service.
Features and Benefits
- Describes how and why VPNs will over time lose their supremacy in the secure remote access market.
- Describes the new approaches to the problems raised by accessing applications in the cloud.
Key questions answered
- What are SDP and IAP?
- How do the two approaches differ?
Table of contents
Recommendations for enterprises
VPNs enable remote access to on-premises assets
Mobile computing and the explosion of the VPN market
VPNs are a multibillion-dollar market
Access to cloud assets changes the paradigm
Applications also reside off corporate premises
Tromboning through the corporate data center adds latency
ZTA is secure remote access for the cloud era
The cloudification of applications only increases from here on
The SDP and IAP camps within ZTA
Criteria for analyzing ZTA offerings
SDP and IAP have architectural differences
Core capabilities and assessment criteria
ZTA remains an evolving art
Most SDP vendors only partially adhere to the CSA spec