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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Akamai acquires Asavie for software-defined global access platform

Akamai Technologies has acquired Asavie, a privately-held company based in Dublin, Ireland, that offers a global platform for managing the security, performance and access policies for mobile and Internet-connected devices. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Asavie automates and manages private networks for businesses at scale, and its solutions are sold by top global mobile network operators. Its platform automates the creation of self-serve, private, network-based services that secure access from mobile and Internet-connected devices to applications and data without requiring installation and management of client software.

Asavie will now become part of Akamai’s Security and Personalization Services product line sold to carrier partners that embed the solution within the technology bundle sold to their subscribers.

“We believe the addition of Asavie will help Akamai’s carrier partners address enterprise and mid-market customer demand for IoT and mobile device security and management services,” said Dr. Tom Leighton, chief executive officer and co-founder, Akamai Technologies. “What’s notable about the Asavie solution is that, as more IoT devices connect over cellular and 5G, it has been shown to be very easy to scale and protect them.”

“We expect COVID-19 to have a lasting impact on how employees work and how businesses operate. Network security needs will be required to evolve in a 5G era where the office needs to go wherever employees happen to work,” said Ralph Shaw, Asavie chief executive officer. “The Asavie suite of software-defined solutions is designed to enable enterprises to provide access to business resources while continuously protecting the business in a world of evolving cyber threats targeting mobile devices, users and applications.”


Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Nuage integrates Asavie's SD Edge mobility solution

Nokia's Nuage Networks SD-WAN 2.0 solution will integrate Asavie's SD Edge mobility solution to extend the reach of the to include enterprise mobile and IoT devices. The integration will provide enterprises with seamless end-to-end virtualized network visibility and control, via centralized policy management across physical branches, the public and private cloud environments, SaaS offerings and mobile and IOT devices. It will also provide managed communications service providers with a new and innovative way to deliver their fixed and mobile broadband networks to enterprises as a fully integrated, end-to-end managed network service.

Sunil Khandekar, founder and CEO of Nuage Networks, said: “With the rapid increase in remote working and mobile professionals caused by COVID-19, the Asavie SD Edge mobile connectivity service is a great addition to the Nuage SD-WAN 2.0 enterprise offering. It extends the power and simplicity of SD-WAN to include mobile devices, which means all the power of the Nuage policy-driven approach and none of the hassles associated with managing VPN clients on disparate mobile and IoT devices. IT managers can focus their management policies on end users, no matter the devices they are using, ensuring they enjoy a seamless and consistent experience, which they’ve come to expect from Nuage.”

“The partnership with Nuage Networks is an opportunity to lead a redefinition of how mobile and network security can be made simpler and better for enterprise CIOs with a unified management and improved security and user experience.” said Ralph Shaw, CEO at Asavie. “We are excited by the opportunities this partnership will create for service providers and enterprise customers globally. Bringing together Asavie’s expertise in private mobile and IoT network security and management, with Nuage Networks’ strength in SD-WAN and Nokia’s reach in mission-critical networks, creates many synergies and a potential for significant growth and innovation.”