AT&T Launches SASE with Cisco Meraki for SMB Networking, Cybersecurity

The new service further expands AT&T's SASE portfolio.

Edward Gately, Senior News Editor

May 5, 2022

2 Min Read

AT&T has unveiled its Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) with Cisco Meraki.

The managed service is for SMBs that want to provide wired and wireless access to their customers and employees, or stand up remote sites. It helps organizations improve network performance, enable access and defend sensitive data.

In addition, it helps protect against unauthorized use and loss.

AT&T SASE with Cisco Meraki combines services to provide businesses access and with cloud-based security and SD-WAN capabilities to help protect users from malicious web-based threats.

Danessa Lambdin is vice president of AT&T Cybersecurity.


AT&T Cybersecurity’s Danessa Lambdin

“In network connectivity and security, there is often little margin for error,” she said. “For many businesses, the expertise to get it right is hard to come by. AT&T SASE with Cisco Meraki is a completely managed service that puts our experts in the driver’s seat, giving growth-oriented businesses an integrated solution that can address their needs today, and scale up right alongside them going forward.”

SASE Portfolio Expansion

AT&T SASE with Cisco Meraki further expands the AT&T SASE portfolio. It creates a solution that also includes indoor/outdoor access points, network switches, cellular gateways and teleworker appliances.

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The service allows almost any business to connect, protect, manage and scale its network without in-house expertise. It also accommodates businesses needing to expand or add more devices to their network.

In addition, it helps businesses defend their sensitive data against unauthorized use and theft.


Cisco Meraki’s Lawrence Huang

Lawrence Huang is vice president of product management at Cisco Meraki.

“Businesses looking to deploy cloud security across distributed locations must be able to do so in a simple, scalable and reliable way,” he said. “The AT&T SASE with Cisco Meraki service offers customers a seamless onramp to their SASE journey with a fully integrated networking and security offering, ultimately protecting users against internet-based threats both on and off the network.”

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Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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