Cato, the cloud-native carrier, provides the only secure managed SD-WAN service built with the global reach, self-service, and agility of the cloud. Cato replaces MPLS and multiple networking and security point solutions with a converged WAN transformation platform built for the digital business.
Using Cato, customers can easily migrate from MPLS to SD-WAN, improve global connectivity to on-premises and cloud applications, enable secure branch Internet access everywhere, and securely and optimally integrate cloud data centres and mobile users into the network.
> Cato Global Private Backbone: A global, geographically distributed, SLA-backed network of PoPs, interconnected by multiple tier-1 carriers. The backbone’s cloud-native software provides global routing optimisation, self-healing capabilities, WAN optimisation for maximum end-to-end throughput, and full encryption.
> Cato Security as a Service: A fully managed suite of enterprise-grade and agile network security capabilities, directly built into the Cato Global Private Backbone. Current services include a next-gen firewall/VPN, Secure Web Gateway, Advanced Threat Prevention, Cloud and Mobile Access Protection, and a Managed Threat Detection and Response service.
> Cato Edge SD-WAN (“Cato Socket”): a WAN edge appliance that connects physical locations to Cato Cloud, and between edge devices, over any last-mile transport (Internet, MPLS, 4G/LTE). The Cato Socket provides application-based policy-based routing and packet loss mitigation, driven by quality-of-service policies and provider link performance, packet loss, and jitter.
> SASE (Secure Access Service Edge): SASE delivers the full set of networking and security capabilities you need, through a converged cloud-native architecture. Serving all enterprise edges – branches, data centres, clouds and even mobile users, Cato is a single platform that is elastic, scalable, and global.
> Cato Cloud and Mobility Solutions: Cato easily and securely integrates cloud data centres and mobile users into the network. Cloud data centres are securely connected via an agentless configuration, and mobile devices using a Cato Client for laptops, smartphones, and tablets, or clientless browser access options.
> Cato Service Management: Cato provides customers with a self-service management application for analytics and configuration. If applicable, Cato or its partners offer managed service options including site deployment, last-mile monitoring, and configuration of network and security policy changes.