The VMware Secure Access™ solution provides VMware Workspace ONE™ users a consistent, optimal and secure cloud application access through a network of worldwide managed service nodes.

The solution brings the best of both VMware SD-WAN and Workspace ONE worlds into a single, cloud hosted offer to ensure consistent application experience for both remote/mobile (with managed devices) and office users.

Following diagram illustrates the VMware Secure Access architecture:

VMware Secure Access enables remote users to access cloud-based applications that are optimized for delivery and performance, leverages security and benefits of a cloud-hosted solution, and eases IT deployment and maintenance of costly remote access services.

Following diagram depicts the packet flow using Secure Access:

This integration enables customers to deliver a branch like experience to remote workers. This is a hosted service meaning customers will not have to deploy and manage the VMware Unified Access Gateway component for tunnel use cases delivering improved IT efficiency.

Following diagram depicts the packet flow using Secure Access and Cloud Web Security:

Remote users can enjoy improved performance as they access data behind the firewall. The ability to leverage global Points of Presence (PoPs) and optimized traffic handling capabilities helps to lower latency and drive better performance.