Governance & Risk Management , Government , Industry Specific

SASE Comes of Age for Governments, Schools

Elton Fontaine of Palo Alto Networks on the Growing Adoption of SASE Architecture
Elton Fontaine, Sr. Systems Engineering Director, Palo Alto Networks

It's been two years since Gartner first gave a name to Secure Access Service Edge. But it's quickly emerging as a popular architecture for digitally transformed enterprises. Elton Fontaine of Palo Alto Networks discusses SASE use cases for state and municipal government, as well as higher education.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Fontaine discusses:

  • COVID's influence on SASE adoption;
  • Benefits of cloud delivered;
  • Specific SASE impacts for state and local governments, as well as education institutions.

Fontaine, Sr. Systems Engineering Director for Palo Alto Networks, leads the customer engineering team that supports Palo Alto Networks' State/Local Government, K-12, and Higher Education customers. Elton has over 20 years of experience in the IT and telecommunications industry with a focus on security, datacenter, and solutions-based network design. His background includes leading teams to provide security and network solutions for large enterprise, federal, state/local government, and education customers.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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