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Secure Access Service Edge

Cloudflare’s SASE, Cloudflare One, is a Zero Trust network-as-a-service platform that dynamically connects users to enterprise resources, with identity-based security controls delivered close to users, wherever they are.

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Cloudflare One helps you move away from the old model of network infrastructure — centralized corporate data centers secured by an on-premise network perimeter.

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Cloudflare One supports Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) by combining network connectivity services with Zero Trust security services on a purpose-built global network.

Replace expensive, proprietary circuits with a single global network that provides built-in Zero Trust functionality, DDoS mitigation, network firewalling, and traffic acceleration.

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Connect users to resources simply and securely with no VPN. Block lateral movement, ransomware, malware, and phishing.

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Analyst Recognition

Cloudflare is the only new vendor in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for SSE

Cloudflare has been recognized in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Security Service Edge (SSE) report. We believe our recognition validates our commitment to continue advancing our Zero Trust platform to help secure hybrid work.

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Cloudflare named a "Leader" in 2023 Forrester Wave™ for Enterprise Email Security

Cloudflare tied for the top score in the strategy category, and received the highest scores possible in the criteria of vision and innovation. We believe this recognition highlights our rapid pace of innovation and groundbreaking approach to protecting users and data across all channels.

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Cloudflare named a "Leader" in 2023 IDC MarketScape for Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA)

IDC cites Cloudflare's "aggressive product strategy to support enterprise security needs." We believe our recognition validates our approach to help businesses of any size get started with Zero Trust and secure access for any user to any resource, without VPNs.

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Why Cloudflare

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Simple deployment and management

Every Cloudflare One service runs in every one of our 300+ cities around the world. No need to manually integrate multiple point products as you progress to a SASE model.

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Consistent security and speed anywhere on Earth

Every Cloudflare data center provides single-pass traffic inspection and routing, giving users anywhere on Earth the same protection — without losing speed due to latency or the ‘trombone effect.’

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Connects to what you already use

Cloudflare runs the world’s most powerful, most-peered network, and Cloudflare One supports the identity, endpoint, and cloud providers you already use. Easy to use, integrate once.

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How Cloudflare One works

Cloudflare Zero Trust services

ZTNA: Connect any user to any app and private network faster and more securely than a VPN by enforcing identity- and context-based rules. Explore More >

CASB: Visibility and control over SaaS apps to stop data leaks, compliance violations, insider threats, Shadow IT, and risky data sharing. Read More >

SWG: Block known and unknown Internet threats - and easily control data flows - by enforcing DNS, HTTP, network, and browser isolation rules. Learn More >

Business Outcomes

Reduce the deployment time for new users, locations, apps and devices as well as reduce attack surface and shorten remediation times by as much as 95%

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Lower TCO and accelerate your business by consolidating up to 10 point products into one platform


Onboard new employees and contractors up to 60% faster when you connect users to resources through Cloudflare instead of a VPN

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Cloudflare One Resources

Cloudflare One at a glance

This brief summarizes Cloudflare One, which combines Zero Trust security with WAN-as-a-Service, firewall, and more on a single, unified global network.

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Getting Started with SASE

Learn what Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is, how it secures your network, and how Cloudflare delivers SASE with Cloudflare One.

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Cloudflare One Design Guide

Illustrative examples of transformation and common technical use cases for how to simplify and strengthen your network and security architecture.

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Availability and buying options

In-depth research from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) reviews packaging, pricing, and security capabilities of nine SASE vendors, including Cloudflare.

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Cloudflare One Week 2022
Updates from Cloudflare One Week 2022 (June 19-24)

Learn about best practices and new Zero Trust capabilities to accelerate your security modernization.

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SASE Brief

Learn more about Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) with takeaways on common obstacles, composability as an important factor in evaluating vendors, and reasons why customers choose Cloudflare One for their SASE journey.

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Security Services Edge (SSE)

For organizations exploring SSE, a conceptual model to consolidate point solutions and deliver unified security in the cloud.

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Cloudflare vs. Zscaler

Cloudflare's simple deployment, network resiliency, and quick innovation provide a stronger foundation for true transformation of networking, security, and applications.

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Foundational concepts: Zero Trust, SASE and SSE

Understand the Zero Trust, SASE and SSE capabilities included in the Cloudflare One platform.

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What is Zero Trust?
What is Zero Trust?

Learn more about the technologies and principles behind the Zero Trust security model.

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