Exium and Enea Unleash True SASE with the World’s Only Pureplay 5G Overlay

Exium has chosen Enea to provide the network traffic intelligence foundation for Exium’s pioneering zero-trust Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) platform, the Intelligent Cybersecurity MeshTM. The solution enables organizations to get up and running in minutes with a secure access service connecting any user to any app anywhere with carrier-grade security. Enea’s Deep Packet Inspection (DPI)-based technology delivers detailed insights into network traffic to support essential networking and security functions and ensure the highest possible performance.

Representing the perfect union between 5G networking and enterprise cybersecurity, the Exium solution capitalizes on the fact that 5G is more than just the ‘next G’; it is an ideal blueprint for secure, cloud-native, transport-agnostic zero-trust connectivity between users, devices, locations, and applications.

Exium took this blueprint one step further by integrating cloud-based Security Service Edge (SSE) essentials, including Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Secure Web Gateway (SWG), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), and Extended Threat Detection & Response (XDR).

The result is a true 5G SASE solution that can operate securely over multi-mode networks (4G, 5G, WiFi, Fiber/Cable, and Satellites) from diverse providers, including mobile operators and cloud hyperscalers.

But, as all SASE architects know, a SASE solution is only as good as its data foundation. This is why SASE’s most significant vendors and innovative start-ups, like Exium, trust Enea’s Qosmos® technology to provide encrypted traffic classification, deep packet inspection, and unique traffic insights to support SASE’s wide range of networking and security functions.

“Enea met our three key technology partner requirements,” states Exium Founder and CEO Farooq Khan. “One, they’re the foremost experts in their field; two, their technology outperforms competitors in functionality and performance; and three, they’re as fanatically devoted to customer support as we are. On the technology side,” he continues, “the decisive factors were the accuracy and scope of their first packet and encrypted traffic classification, their coverage of SaaS apps, and the unprecedented DPI performance we were able to achieve with Qosmos ixEngine® integrated into our Vector Packet Processing (VPP) architecture.”

“We couldn’t be more pleased to join Exium on this exciting 5G journey,” says Vice President of Enea Traffic Intelligence, Jean-Pierre Coury. “We believe their innovative use of 5G architecture and standards will greatly ease the current day-to-day enterprise networking challenges associated with cloud migration, remote work, and the Internet of Things while also accelerating deployments of 5G to support new user experiences and mission-critical applications, and we are proud to play a role in facilitating this important transformation.”

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