Do you wake up in the middle of the night and wonder, where’s my smart phone, did I leave my laptop in the Uber? In my previous role as VP of Mobility at a top Fortune 500 financial company, like many CISOs, I tackled these issues of loss of intellectual property across my work, every day. Today, we have to cope not only with the misadventures of lost or stolen devices, but are increasingly threatened by malware and now the challenge of targeted attacks, which see mobility as the weakest link.

Advanced threats to mobile and remote users are real and ever evolving with more sophisticated evasive techniques. Weakly secured remote systems present a rich target for Trojans, key loggers or spear phishing attackers to harvest credentials for threat actors to walk right into the core of a company’s network in order to plant ransomware or exflitrate data for sale on the dark net. To compound these challenges a remote and mobile access service provides the foundation of any business continuity service, so it must be available 24/7, zero outage is not acceptable.

As a service owner, how do you sign up to such high SLA’s? How do you say “Yes” to mobile, yet lock down valuable resources across your mobile enterprise networks?

Today, SonicWall announces the launch of SonicWall Secure Mobile Access Series 1000 12.0 OS. The SMA 1000 Series delivers reliable service across different mobile platforms and enforces the “who, what, where and why” while protecting data from interception on unsecured public Wi-Fi networks.

With its 25 years history of securing over a million networks for a multitude of organizations, SonicWall is recognized for unique innovations that ensure mobile and access security. SonicWALL’s Secure Mobile Access (SMA) portfolio provides policy-enforced access to mission-critical applications, data and resources without compromising security. This exciting launch of SonicWall’s (SMA) 1000 Series OS 12.0, allows our customers and partners to immediately leverage the many new SMA 12.0 features, including:

  • Global High Availability –G-HA delivers dynamic scalability and availability. SMA is deployed within a single data center or across multiple geographically dispersed data centers delivering the highest redundancy and resilience.
    • Global Traffic Optimizer (GTO) enables a highly available VPN Service – Global Traffic Optimizer dynamically allocates users to appliances based on user load from a single global URL. GTO is now enhanced and there is a user redirect to other available appliances. This supports an immediate VPN reconnection. It also incorporates all of web traffic to take advantage of the highly scalable and resilient web services.
  • Blended SSO technology: Enables organizations to use a single pane of glass to access campus resources and SaaS cloud applications in the cloud.
  • Superior security ensures that the highest security stance is maintained for compliance and data protection by utilizing the latest ciphers and strongest encryptions including the Suite B cryptographic algorithms.

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Secure Mobile Access secures many of the largest enterprise networks; the Denver Broncos rely on our robust SMA solution to secure any device, anytime and anywhere.

“We increased our return on investment by using SonicWALL SRA with SuperMassive next-gen firewall because we offload VPN traffic from our main firewall to the SRA.” Russ Trainor, vice president of Technology at the Denver Broncos. Watch a video:

“We are excited with the new SonicWall Secure Mobile Access 12.0 for our mobile enterprise customers. With the new innovation of the Global High Availability which includes the Global Traffic Optimizer, the blended SSO technology and the rules based access control – all available today – we will be able offer the highest security for our mobile customers.” Lloyd Carnie, CTO at Core – a Premier Partner of SonicWall.

“With SonicWALL, we can stay at the forefront of this changing landscape. We have a great business relationship with SonicWall, and its customer service and engineering support was outstanding.” C.J. Daab, Technology Support Coordinator, Hall County School.

To learn more on the SonicWall Secure Mobile Access product line, please visit here.

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