The growing use of cloud-based applications (e.g., Microsoft 365, Salesforce.com) by financial institutions has made on-premise remote access solutions suboptimal in terms of traffic flows. The need to backhaul internet-destined to the data center first adds latency and impacts the remote access user experience. Mobile employees and those working from home need access to data and applications in the data center, on the internet, or in the public cloud.
Download this paper to read about a European-headquartered financial institution’s implementation of Prisma Access for 40,000 remote users, and how they were able to quickly scale this up for another 13,000 employees (or 32%) when the pandemic hit. As part of this cloud-delivered secure access service edge (SASE) approach, they were able to retire their on-premise VPN appliances and web proxies too.