Approaches to SASE: 12 operator case studies

Approaches to SASE: 12 operator case studies

  • May 2022 •
  • 34 pages •
  • Report ID: 6277964 •
  • Format: PDF
"The emergence of secure-access service edge (SASE) as a concept is highly relevant to telecoms operators as they evolve their SD-WAN strategies."

Most business operators have launched SD-WAN offerings and are looking to develop them into SASE offerings. This report outlines the approach that 12 different operators are taking to SASE or the combination of SD-WAN and various security services. The report also provides recommendations for operators that have either launched SASE or are considering doing so.

Key questions answered in this report

  • How are telecoms operators approaching SASE?
  • Which approaches are operators taking to vendor solutions – are they reselling complete solutions from a single vendor or creating a platform to aggregate solutions from multiple vendors?
  • Which vendors are operators using for SASE products?
Case studies
  • Bell Canada
  • Orange Business Services
  • BT
  • Telefónica Tech
  • Colt
  • Telstra
  • Deutsche Telekom (Austria, Germany and Switzerland)
  • T-Mobile USA
  • Deutsche Telekom (rest of Europe)
  • Verizon
  • Lumen Technologies
  • Vodafone