Your company engages in a complex exchange of goods, services, capital, ideas, and personal with its business ecosystem – customers, partners, and vendors, to name a few. And in the course of business, it's often necessary to provide those ecosystem participants with access to certain of your company resources. Examples include:
In today's era of hybrid work, many of these 3rd parties simply can't come on-site to work with you – secure remote access is essential to enable these business processes.
It is relatively straightforward to build compliance controls for assets and resources that are fully under your control, but requirements for 3rd party collaboration throw a monkey wrench into the works. Corporate IT no longer owns the devices or remote networks that 3rd party users are connecting from. These devices may not even be managed at all. Yet, the business requires that you find a way to let those users in, safely, while meeting your corporate security requirements.
Some companies are able to grant VPN access to 3rd parties, after a lengthy security and compliance vetting process and legal indemnification. To circumvent these concerns, other companies choose to address this challenge by onboarding 3rd party users as contractors and issuing them a company laptop that has the corporate security controls built-in. But this just ends up creating new problems:
With Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) provided by CoIP® Platform, you can give authenticated and authorized 3rd party users access to specific corporate resources and applications without giving away network access. CoIP Platform uses your identity provider, giving you simple control over offboarding users. You can even specify the access method to enable only approved clients, thereby reducing security risks from devices not under your direct control to an acceptable level that allows you to avoid the hassle of managing corporate laptops.
Security and compliance analyses are significantly streamlined, as no network level connection is made between companies.
And CoIP Platform's patented overlay technology enables your 3rd party users to access your corporate applications, even when they are on their own corporate VPN.
“CoIP gives you the security that you need, and at the same time, overlay networking gives you a level of agility that you just don’t have today in a traditional infrastructure.”
“Traditionally, this kind of thing would’ve taken many weeks to complete (if allowed at all), but we were able to put them in place during 30-minute meetings. We definitely would recommend this technology to folks who would like to extend their internal environments to the cloud.”
“Zentera stands out from other platforms due to their focused ability to allow enterprises to control workloads and avoid the risk of disrupting existing corporate infrastructure.”
“With the CoIP Platform, we are able to protect our IP and segment our resources across worldwide infrastructures almost instantly.”
“CoIP Platform’s best-in-class micro-segmentation keeps our customers secure, and we and our customers have saved a significant amount of time in configuration and deployment.”
"Strong IP protection... easy to use and administer."
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