The Shift to NaaS: Where Connectivity and Security Converge

AvidThink’s founder and principal, Roy Chua, discusses enterprise challenges in wide area connectivity and security. To simplify operations, many turn to Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) leveraging secure access service edge (SASE) and security service edge (SSE). How does NaaS, reinforced by SASE and SSE, improve agility, reduce costs, and prioritize core business functions?

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In this Executives at the Edge episode, host Pascal Menezes explores these topics and more with Roy Chua of AvidThink:

  • What remote connectivity challenges do enterprises face?
  • How has the definition of connectivity evolved to include security?
  • What are SASE and SSE, and how are they replacing traditional security options?
  • Why is NaaS appealing to enterprises?
  • What are the different NaaS business models?
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