VMware Secure Access™ is a remote access solution that is based on a Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) framework. The cloud-hosted solution offers multiple benefits over traditional VPN solutions, enabling users a consistent, optimal, and secure cloud application process.

The solution leverages VMware’s global Points of Presence (PoPs) footprint and optimizes traffic handling capabilities for lower latency and better application performance, enabling customers to provide a branch-like experience to remote workers.

The following diagram illustrates the VMware Secure Access architecture:

VMware Secure Access empowers remote users with access to 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.

The following diagram depicts the packet flow using Secure Access:

This integration allows 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.

The 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.