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Research Reports

SASE in 2021: Deployed or planned for 78% of organizations

For the study, “2021 SASE Trends: Plans Coalesce but Convergence Will Be Phased,” ESG Global surveyed 613 cybersecurity, networking, and IT professionals worldwide regarding their thoughts and experiences with secure access service edge (SASE).

In addition to discovering 78% of organizations already beginning or planning their SASE implementations, this study also found: 

  • Hybrid work and the public cloud are driving new technology adoption
  • Early SASE adopters are seeing benefits now, and expect more to come
  • Improving internal organizational alignment is critical for SASE success

No matter where you find yourself on the SASE continuum—whether you’re still trying to figure out what the acronym means or are currently designing a SASE-based network security approach to achieve operational and business success—this report will be helpful. Read the report to find out:

  • Why your peers choose SASE as their primary network architectural approach
  • Where they started implementing SASE within their network and security infrastructures
  • What successes and challenges they have experienced along the way

Understand how a SASE approach to network security can transform the experience for both your IT teams and employees for the better—whether they work in corporate headquarters, a branch office, or from home—with this report’s real-world, research-based learnings and recommendations.