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Press Release -- November 1st, 2023
Source: versa-networks

Versa Networks Achieves IPv6 Certification, Ensuring Readiness for Next-Generation Connectivity, Interoperability and Security

Versa Operating System (VOS) Earns IPv6 Ready “Gold” Logo and USGv6r1 Certifications for Versa SASE and Secure SD-WAN Solutions

Santa Clara, Calif. – Nov. 1, 2023 – Versa Networks, the global leader in AI/ML-powered Unified Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN), today announced that it has completed independent testing and was awarded an IPv6 Ready “Gold” Logo certification. The Versa Operating System (VOS) was certified against the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) USGv6r1 Profile, covering Versa CSG and CSX appliances for SD-WAN and SD-LAN, as well as Versa Cloud Gateways.

The IPv6 Ready Logo Program is a conformance and interoperability testing program intended to increase user confidence by demonstrating that IPv6 is available and ready to be used. According to NIST’s USGv6 Program website, “The USGv6 Profile includes a forward-looking set of protocol specifications published by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), encompassing basic IPv6 functionality, and specific requirements and key optional capabilities for routing, security, multicast, network management, and quality of service.” It is used by governments and enterprises around the world for critical infrastructure, such as energy grids, communication networks, and financial trading networks, and it ensures products can be safely deployed in environments where IPv6 is in use.

“The U.S. government’s move toward IPv6-only network environments dramatically increases the need to assure the quality, completeness and interoperability of the IPv6 capabilities in IT products and services,” said Shiva Shenoy, Vice President of Engineering at Versa Networks. “Versa is committed to supporting IPv6 broadly to ensure our customers get the scalability, security, and service continuity they need with our Unified SASE platform.”

“Versa builds its products with the readiness, performance and ability to deliver at the forefront, and it’s gratifying to have our solutions verified by these very important certification programs,” said Ken Lasoski, Director of Federal Compliance at Versa Networks. “Earning these certifications provides important assurances for organizations looking to future proof their networks and is especially important and gives us a competitive advantage in some markets such as government that seek only solutions passing these rigorous tests. Today’s announcement adds to our growing list of certifications that are important for governments, enterprises, other organizations, and service providers that need to fortify their network security in this age of heightened cybersecurity threats and concerns.”

For more information, see the below IPv6 Ready Logo product listing and USGv6r1 Supplier Declaration of Conformity for Versa Networks:

About Versa Unified SASE

Versa’s AI/ML-powered single-vendor Unified SASE delivers organically developed best-of-breed functions that tightly integrate and deliver services via the cloud, on-premises, or as a blended combination of both, managed through a single pane of glass. Versa delivers SASE services such as Secure SD-WAN, Next-Generation Firewall, Next-Generation Firewall as a Service, Cloud Network Firewall, Unified Threat Management (UTM) including Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Secure Web Gateway (SWG), Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Remote Browser Isolation (RBI), and User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA). Versa’s single-vendor Unified SASE platform goes above and beyond management console automation by providing the ability to integrate networks, points of presence, policy definitions, application definitions, agent logic, and data lakes.

About Versa Networks

Versa Networks, the leader in single-vendor Unified SASE platforms, delivers AI/ML-powered SSE and SD-WAN solutions. The platform provides networking and security with true multitenancy, and sophisticated analytics via the cloud, on-premises, or as a blended combination of both to meet SASE requirements for small to extremely large enterprises and Service Providers. Thousands of customers globally with hundreds of thousands of sites and millions of users trust Versa with their mission critical networks and security. Versa Networks is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital, Mayfield, Artis Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Comcast Ventures, BlackRock Inc., Liberty Global Ventures, Princeville Capital, RPS Ventures and Triangle Peak Partners. For more information, visit or follow Versa Networks on Twitter @versanetworks.


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