Cloudflare announced an expansion of its partnership with Microsoft to help joint customers easily deploy, automate, and enhance their organisation’s Zero Trust security.
The new integrations between Cloudflare One and Microsoft Azure Active Directory aims to help businesses deploy seamless Zero Trust security without making modifications to lines of code
Microsoft and Cloudflare operate on a tightly interconnected network, with 7 Private Network Interconnects (PNI) and 110+ public peerings.
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As Australian CIOs and businesses continue to navigate remote work and critical applications moving to the cloud, it’s critical for them to rethink their approach to security and look towards a Zero Trust framework.
Cloudflare has developed a new set of integrations with Microsoft so customers can deploy Zero Trust security tools in minutes, with no complex code changes.
These integrations pair Microsoft Identity solutions and Cloudflare network security tools to help CIOs prevent cyber-attacks.
Now, mutual customers can seamlessly deploy Zero Trust security tools in minutes, with no complex code changes, and add industry-first features, such as Cloudflare’s Remote Browser Isolation technology.
Joy Chik, President, Identity and Network Access, Microsoft says a cloud-native Zero Trust security model has become an absolute necessity as enterprises continue to adopt a cloud-first strategy.
“Cloudflare has developed robust product integrations with Microsoft to help security and IT leaders prevent attacks proactively, dynamically control policy and risk, and increase automation in alignment with Zero Trust best practices.” said Chik
Matthew Prince, CEO and co-founder at Cloudflare said, “When I speak with CIOs, I continue to hear that their number one concern remains security, closely followed by adapting to the new hybrid world,”
“We want to make it easier than ever for IT leaders to deploy Zero Trust security across the enterprise and keep users safe wherever they are working from.”
“I’m thrilled that we are deepening our integration with Microsoft so we can help our joint customers easily deploy Zero Trust security across some of the most used applications in the workplace.” he said
Since 2018, Cloudflare has been collaborating with Microsoft to make the internet experience better for their mutual customers via safeguarding web applications and providing identity and device protections.
Cloudflare’s close integration with Microsoft 365 and Azure have helped some of the biggest Fortune 500 companies in their Zero Trust path, permitting them to easily fulfill their safety and performance requirements.
Recently, Microsoft gave Cloudflare the honor of Security Software Innovator of the Year.