How Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) is enabling BYOD

BYOD is an ownership model that continues to grow in popularity amongst executives and end-users with the BYOD market on course to hit almost $367 billion by 2022. The challenge for IT teams is how to provide secure access from BYO devices while offering a good user experience.

Security threats continue to become more sophisticated and the number of devices interacting with business environments is growing exponentially. Business priorities are focused on making sure employees are productive, enabling them to work from any device, anywhere. Security strategies are having to evolve and become more flexible to deal with the complexities of modern working.

The ability to authenticate users on personal devices as well as make a contextual assessment of an access request has seen interest in Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) grow for the BYOD use case, reducing the full management requirements while enabling secure access to applications.

The leading analyst firm Gartner has touted ZTNA as a suitable solution for BYOD programs, addressing the security, manageability and user experience challenges.

The Gartner Market Guide for ZTNA provides an analysis of how companies are adopting ZTNA to handle the challenges of modern IT environments. ZTNA provides a normalized user experience for users, devices and applications, eliminating the distinction between being on and off the corporate network.

Download the Gartner Market Guide for ZTNA