Pulse Secure recognised as leader third year in a row


Pulse Secure, a leading provider of software-defined secure access solutions, has been recognised as a technology leader and among the top three performers for technical excellence in the 2020 Network Access Control (NAC) market report by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions.

The “SPARKS Matrix: Network Access Control (NAC), 2020” report, by research firm Quadrant Knowledge Solutions, determined that the NAC market is expected to grow by 17.2% CAGR from a market size of $1.58 billion in 2019 to $4.07 billion by 2025.

“We rated Pulse Secure in the top 3 NAC vendors that scored the highest overall ratings, and a frontrunner in accommodating on-going and emerging trends – it is highly flexible, competitive and scalable,” said Piyush Dewangan, industry research manager at Quadrant Knowledge Solutions. “With recent enhancements, Pulse Secure is well-positioned to deliver integrated secure access capabilities based on a Zero-Trust Security model for hybrid IT with granular classification, contextual visibility, and adaptive access control.”

The Strategic Performance Assessment and Ranking (SPARKS) Matrix report cites Pulse Secure as offering a flexible and scalable enterprise-grade NAC solution to support the requirement of large enterprises with “an easy path to NAC with wizard-based configurations to start with, rich endpoint discovery, profiling, inventory and guest management features, and then extend functionality for granular user and endpoint compliance enforcement, automated threat response, and scaled management.”

“With the widespread move towards Zero Trust, we have seen an increase in the adoption of our enterprise NAC solution by organisations seeking an easier, extensible and more cost-effective alternative to other leading NAC products,” said Ganesh Nakhawa, Director of Portfolio Solutions at Pulse Secure. “Our simple, modular and scalable approach to secure access allows enterprises to deliver user and device accessibility while ensuring end-to-end visibility and access compliance requirements. We are honoured to receive this NAC market distinction as a technology leader, and invite customers and resellers to take our solution for a test drive.”