Top Reasons to choose Pulse Secure

Zero Trust Secure Access Solution Comparison

Compare Pulse Secure’s solution to Cisco and Zscaler – with multiple innovations like support for
Hybrid IT and dual-mode VPN+SDP, Pulse Secure offers more capabilities for your Secure Access needs.
ZeroTrustSecureAccess Diagram
INNOVATIONS Pulse Secure Cisco Zscaler
Seamless user experience for access to applications, regardless of location Limited
Unified client for VPN and NAC Limited
Support for Hybrid IT environments, both data center and cloud
Pre- and post-connect endpoint posture assessment Limited
Dual-mode VPN and SDP simultaneous operation
Broad Application Support including SaaS, web, classic data center, native VDI, HTML5, and customer TCP/IP applications Limited Limited
Ease of configuration and management
Endpoint and IoT device discovery, monitoring, and segregation Limited
Complete mobile device management solution Meraki only
Based on publicly available data, Spring 2019

Zero Trust Secure Access from the name you trust

ZeroTrust Steps Verifyuser

Pulse Secure verifies and authorizes users by applying multi-factor authentication and single sign-on (SSO) technologies with no "inside" or "outside" distinction.

ZeroTrust Steps Verifydevice

Zero Trust access includes deep host checks before, during, and after a connection.

  • Pulse Secure ensures every device meets strict compliance posture before accessing resources
    • Checks for installed/running endpoint security applications and OS versions, patch levels, browser types, and other requirements.
    • Non-compliant devices can be quarantined, denied or granted access, or remediated based on security policies.
  • Validates that all devices are connecting from locations you expect (reducing possibility of stolen devices accessing your network).
ZeroTrust Steps Controlaccess

Pulse Secure makes it easy to control access to individual applications and users. Then, we offer tools for both managed and unmanaged devices for visibility and reporting on who is accessing specific applications, and when.

ZeroTrust Steps Protectdata

Finally,  we protect data-in-motion with features like always-on, on-demand, and per-application VPN technologies to keep sensitive corporate information safe.

Join 20,000+ enterprises

…and service providers who secure over 18 million endpoints with Pulse Secure and see how features like Always-on VPN, On-demand VPN, and end-to-end Zero Trust Secure Access can fortify your enterprise security and productivity.

Secure Access Checklist

Download our Secure Access Checklist to learn more about access usability, protection, and compliance.

Gartner ZTNA Report

Learn more about how Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) ensures adaptive, identity-aware, precision access.

Pulse SDP

Read about Pulse SDP, our latest innovation in Secure Access.