The 2022 Tech Innovator Awards
From among more than 260 applicants, CRN staff selected products spanning the IT industry – including in cloud, infrastructure, security, storage and devices – that offer ground-breaking functionality, differentiation and partner opportunity.
Secure Service Edge
Winner: Axis Atmos Security Service Edge Platform
Short for “Atmosphere,” Atmos is a security service edge (SSE) platform—a set of integrated, cloud-delivered, security services that use identity and policy to broker secure connections between authorized users and business resources. Atmos helps IT avoid the need to connect users to the corporate network, drastically reduces exposure to ransomware threats, and provides an unprecedented level of visibility. Using a zero trust architecture, Atmos extends secure connectivity to users’ locations through 350 Atmos edge locations running on the global backbone of AWS Global Accelerator, Google Cloud Platform and Oracle, syncing authentication, authorization and connectivity across the workforce, ecosystem partners and hybrid cloud infrastructure.
Barracuda CloudGen WAN
Cisco+ Secure Connect
The Lookout Cloud Security Platform
Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) from Windstream Enterprise