Netskope NewEdge

Embracing a secure access service edge (SASE) architecture, NewEdge is the world’s largest, highest-performing security private cloud and powers the real-time, inline security services of the Netskope Security Cloud allowing security to be deployed at the edge where and when it’s needed.

$100M+ invested to build world’s largest, highest-performing security private cloud
Carrier-class network architected by industry experts who launched & scaled the world’s largest networks including Amazon & Limelight Networks
Complete control over routing, peering & data center locations with no reliance on public cloud infrastructure
Massively over-provisioned, highly elastic, built for scale & designed for data protection
Global access to NewEdge from anywhere, powered by data centers in 45+ regions
One, unified network accessible to every customer with all security services available, no regional surcharges
Full compute at every service point for real-time inline traffic processing – no virtual points of presence or backhauling
No performance trade-offs, allowing security to be deployed at the edge where & when it’s needed
Future-proof, SASE-ready architecture delivers security breadth & depth at scale
Enables Next-Gen Secure Web Gateway (SWG), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Cloud Security Posture Management, Zero Trust Network Access & more
No trade-offs when all Netskope Security Cloud services enabled, natively intercepts TLS 1.3 without down-negotiating, supports HTTP/2
Scalable to 2Tbps at every data center - 100Tbps+ globally - capable of serving hundreds of millions of users’ inline traffic
Low, single-digit millisecond latency on-ramps for the vast majority of the world’s knowledge workers
Fastest end-to-end round-trip times from user through NewEdge to their cloud/SaaS apps & the web
Flexible deployment options for steering traffic to NewEdge via IPSec/GRE tunnels, proxy chaining or complementing SD-WANs
Embraces remote workers with the lightweight Netskope Client or clientless options for unmanaged devices
NewEdge is one of the most well-connected networks of any security vendor
Extensive interconnections with web/CDN, cloud & SaaS providers, representing 350+ network adjacencies
Only vendor directly peered with Microsoft & Google at every data center, protecting 10%+ of world's commercial Office 365 users today
Full mesh network built for maximum resilience & backed by the Netskope 5-9s (99.999%) availability Service Level Agreement for inline services
Customers, like you, trust Netskope to secure their business & protect their data
World-class team with nearly a decade of cloud security experience focused on inline forward & reverse proxy technologies
In the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrants, Netskope named a Visionary for SWG & for the fourth consecutive year a Leader for CASB*
Millions of enterprise users - representing 25+ of the Fortune 100 - rely on NewEdge & the Netskope Security Cloud today
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Users need fast, direct access to their apps and data from anywhere. Networking leaders want the coverage and performance their users expect paired with the security controls the business requires.

At Netskope we’re focused on delivering world-class security, without trade-offs. Our industry-leading fast, low latency on-ramps to NewEdge deliver a superior user experience and world-class app performance.

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Measures packet round trip time from Internet Service Provider (ISP) networks to provider edge servers
High latency creates more idle time where packets are not sent, leading to reduced network throughput and available bandwidth
Low average latency in milliseconds is a good indicator of a superior user experience
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(Testing methodology: Traceroute and ping tests of vendor’s public data centers over 1-2 week period in December 2020 using 3rd-party Catchpoint performance testing tool.)

With ‘work from home’ becoming the new normal almost overnight we needed to extend our security to everywhere our employees were located. We needed a SASE-ready architecture and Netskope’s NewEdge network gave us full visibility to protect our web access and SaaS applications without sacrificing performance or user experience.

—Stuart Walters, Chief Information Officer at BDO UK LLP

Network operations teams responsible for the most demanding hyperscale and cloud environments – like the infrastructure powering the Netskope Security Cloud – rely on Kentik for the real-time visibility to deliver superior network performance and efficiency. With its NewEdge platform now the most well-connected edge platform in the SASE space, Kentik is thrilled to support Netskope’s expansion as a cloud security and data protection leader.

—Avi Freedman, Co-Founder and CEO of Kentik

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The Netskope Security Cloud

Unrivaled visibility. Real-time data and threat protection.

The Netskope Security Cloud provides unrivaled visibility and real-time data and threat protection when accessing cloud services, websites, and private apps from anywhere, on any device. Only Netskope understands the cloud and takes a data-centric approach that empowers security teams with the right balance of protection and speed they need to secure their digital transformation journey.

The Netskope Security Cloud

Real-time security without trading off performance

Netskope NewEdge is our global security network that enables our security cloud to deliver real-time, cloud-native security without the traditional performance vs security trade-off. NewEdge is one of the world’s largest and fastest security networks, ensuring that security is always on, always present, and never a roadblock.

NewEdge benefits


Architected without compromises

Built to deliver the security and data protection that enterprises demand, while overcoming the performance limitations of the public Internet.


Global coverage and reach

Strategically positioned data centers provide access from anywhere with a superior user experience for web, cloud and SaaS apps.


Built for performance

Designed for high throughput and low latency, with full compute at every data center, plus extensive network interconnections.


Resilient and scalable

Hyperconverged architecture with high availability and optimized routing required for delivering an end-to-end, global cloud security service.


Modern, real-time security

Extensive inline and API-driven data-centric security, designed with single-pass architecture powering Next Gen SWG, CASB, CSPM, DLP and ZTNA.


Delivers on SASE vision

Converged approach to networking and security accelerates digital transformation by embracing the cloud and the increasingly mobile workforce.


Office 365 friendly

No performance trade-offs when protecting critical SaaS traffic, like Office 365, plus bypass options available so customers have maximum flexibility.

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Complete transparency

With the Netskope Trust Portal, customers get real-time visibility into the status of Netskope Security Cloud Services and the NewEdge infrastructure.


Service availability guaranteed

Backed by a 99.999% Service Level Agreement (SLA), customers can be confident Netskope Security Cloud inline services remain up and available.

Straight Talk Series - Security vs Speed



Today’s network professionals are challenged with providing their users fast and direct access to their apps and data paired with the security controls the business requires. In this Straight Talk video, Netskope Senior Vice President, Joe DePalo discusses how Netskope delivers world-class security and data protection without performance tradeoffs.

NewEdge Resources

* Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers,” Steve Riley, Craig Lawson, 22 October 2019. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s Research & Advisory organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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