Appgate SDP is a Zero Trust network platform that offers a single, enterprise-grade solution for securing today’s complex and hybrid IT environments.

FREMONT, CA: Appgate, a secure access company, has released the latest version of its Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) solution, which allows for clientless, browser-based access to protected resources. With no clients or plug-ins available, the new solution is ideal for providing frictionless security to contractors, suppliers, and other trusted third parties. It also adds new features for secure access to IoT and unmanaged devices and updates for containerized workloads, giving customers a full range of Zero Trust support options.

“A core tenet of Zero Trust is to secure access for all users to all resources. At Appgate, we remain dedicated to advancing Zero Trust Network Access with a focus on making it as simple as possible to apply this modern security framework across a variety of operating environments and scenarios,” said Kurt Glazemakers, CTO for Appgate. “With the latest release of Appgate SDP, customers will now be able to seamlessly and consistently extend their secure access policies without having to add unnecessary layers of complexity in constantly writing and managing new rules.”

Organizations need a network that can scale and run efficiently as Zero Trust adoption grows. Appgate SDP’s new update improves and streamlines administration while removing end-user friction, reducing Help Desk workload.

“At Austin Lighthouse, we decided it was imperative to our business to implement a Zero Trust strategy and Appgate SDP became the foundation for it,” said Alonso Perales, VP, Business Innovation. “As a supplier to the Department of Defense, we knew it was essential to secure network access for our employees, regardless of their location, and our VPN couldnt do the job. Appgate SDP made an immediate positive impact and enabled us to improve productivity, innovate our operations and comply with government regulations.”

Customers who wanted to link remote workers and third parties to secure network resources and applications had no choice but to use virtual private networks (VPNs) until recently. However, VPNs’ brittleness and static design have rendered them unsuitable for a new generation of use cases such as conditional access, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), DevOps agility, and digital/workforce transformation, all of which have become increasingly popular in today’s distributed, hybrid architecture models.

The following are some of the advantages of the Appgate SDP:

Users, servers, and IoT all benefit from a unified zero-trust network access platform.

Control all access with a single dynamic policy model.

Allows staff, systems, and third parties to have safe remote access.

Simplified and coherent access policy administration.

Appgate was named as a Leader in The Forrester Wave: Zero Trust eXtended Ecosystem Platform Providers, Q3 2020.  In the network protection, workload security, automation and orchestration, manageability and usability, Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) vision and strategy, ZTX advocacy, business approach, and portfolio growth rate criteria, Appgate achieved the highest possible scores.

Appgate SDP is a Zero Trust network platform that offers a single, enterprise-grade solution for securing today’s complex and hybrid IT environments. At the network level, Appgate SDP establishes one-to-one links between users and resource locations and dynamically enforces identity-centric access policies. Appgate SDP now provides a full range of user access options, from integrated user interfaces (UIs) and non-UI or headless clients to always-on clients and zero-install clientless using a standard web browser, with this latest update.