Analyst Reports

The Challenge As organizations increasingly move their applications, resources, and data to cloud-based environments, the traditional security perimeter is becoming obsolete. The shift to remote work and the rise of distributed, cloud computing has created a new attack surface that is difficult to protect with traditional perimeter security solutions. Cloud-based environments and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendors […]

Problem Providing secure zero trust access to applications and infrastructure at scale while protecting the modern workforce from advanced internet threats is challenging. Risk and security must be continuously evaluated, incorporating telemetry from adjacent security tools. With infrastructures growing ever more complex, and applications spread across on-premises, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments, network-centric solutions like legacy […]

Banyan’s Approach A Security Service Edge (SSE) solution, the Banyan Security Platform securely connects users to applications, resources, and infrastructure while protecting them from internet threats. Risk and security are continuously evaluated, incorporating telemetry from existing security tools. In short, Banyan enables “Work From Anywhere” for the modern enterprise where users, regardless of location, can […]

Introduction We have recently authored a series of reports (Centrify, Luminate, Meta Networks, Vidder, Pulse Secure) that have addressed what has been variously referred to as zero trust, software-defined perimeter (SDP), Beyond Corp or, 451 Research’s preference, ‘Unified Access Control (UAC)’ – in which the ability to access corporate resources is no longer based mainly […]

San Francisco-based remote access provider Banyan has raised a $17 million series A round, led by Shasta Ventures with participation from seed investor Unusual Ventures, a new VC firm led by John Vrionis (previously at Lightspeed) and AppDynamics founder Jyoti Bansal. Banyan is one of a handful of vendors that have emerged to specifically address […]

by Garrett Bekker San Francisco-based secure remote access provider Banyan has raised a $30m series B round, bringing its total raised to $47m. The round was led by Third Point Ventures, along with new investors SIG and Alter Venture Partners, with participation from past investors Shasta Ventures and Unusual Ventures. San Francisco-based secure remote access […]

Zero trust represents a convergence between network- and identity-based access controls, and from that perspective, Banyan is looking to provide the ‘glue’ that binds separate camps of the broader zero-trust ecosystem.