Dell’Oro Report: Versa is 2021 Unified SASE Market Share Leader

Versa Networks, a secure access service edge (SASE) leader, announced it has been listed as the unified SASE market share leader for 2021 with an 84-percent market share, according to the Dell’Oro Group 4Q21 Network Security Quarterly Report. Dell’Oro Group is a source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries.

Dell’Oro Group’s inaugural SASE market share ranked Versa as the number one unified SASE vendor, based on 2021 worldwide revenue. Dell’Oro Group defines unified SASE, which is the recognized future of the SASE market, as networking and security services integrated in a single platform with all SASE components coming from the same vendor; and implementing a single policy repository that spans network and security policy.

According to Dell’Oro Group, unified SASE grew faster at 48 percent year over year in 2021 than disaggregated SASE, at 37 percent.

Unified SASE also is expected to outpace disaggregated SASE, with a five-year CAGR of 56 percent, compared to 15 percent for disaggregated SASE. The report also revealed that the worldwide SASE market, as based on the sum of the networking and security components, was $1.2B in 4Q21, equating to a 27 percent rise, and $4.2B for full-year 2021, representing growth of 37 percent.

Versa SASE delivers tightly integrated services via the cloud, on-premises, or as a blended combination of both via Versa Operating System (VOS) with a Single-Pass Parallel Processing architecture and managed through a single pane of glass.

Versa began delivering SASE services such as VPN, Secure SD-WAN, Edge Compute Protection, Next-Generation Firewall, Next-Generation Firewall as a Service, Secure Web Gateway (SWG), and Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) more than five years ago.

The company provides contextual security based on user, role, device, application, location, security posture of the device and content.

For more information on the Dell’Oro Group 4Q21 Network Security Quarterly Report, see: