HPE to acquire Axis Security to deliver a unified SASE offering

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has agreed to buy cloud security services provider Axis Security, its third acquistion since January, to deliver a unified secure access service edge (SASE) offering.

The acquisition is aimed at incorporating the Axis security service edge (SSE) platform into HPE’s edge-to-cloud network security capabilities with to deliver integrated networking and security solutions as-a-service. SSE is considered a subset of the broader SASE framework.

“As we transition from a post-pandemic world, and a hybrid work environment has become the new normal, a new approach is needed for network edge security to protect critical SaaS applications,” said Phil Mottram, executive vice president and general manager, HPE Aruba Networking, in a statement.

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