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Pulse Secure Case Study



This case study of Nedbank is based on a July 2020 survey of Pulse Secure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Pulse Secure is a stable and secure solution that has given us good all around performance and availability. "


The business challenges that led Nedbank to evaluate and ultimately select Pulse Secure:

  • Security challenges they are addressing with Pulse Secure:
    • Ensuring compliance with corporate policies or regulatory standards
    • Securing remote user and device access to network/data center applications and resources
    • Securing network access for employees, guests and privileged users
    • Visibility and tracking of remote and on-premise endpoint or IoT devices
  • Primary reasons for purchasing Pulse Secure:
    • Overall value
    • Manageability and scalability
    • Reliability and availability
  • They replaced the following vendors with Pulse Secure:
    • Palo Alto Networks

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Pulse Secure that Nedbank uses:

  • They use the following Pulse Secure products:
    • Pulse Connect Secure (VPN)


Nedbank achieved the following results with Pulse Secure:

  • Rates the following Pulse Secure features compared to the competition:
    • features: significantly better
    • performance/scalability: significantly better
    • usability/deployment speed: significantly better
    • reliability/manageability: significantly better
    • quality of support: significantly better
  • They experienced the following benefits by using Pulse Secure:
    • Increased IT network / security staff efficiency and productivity
    • Greater application availability, resiliency and performance
    • More automated role-based and device access control
  • Realized payback with their Pulse Secure solution in 6 – 12 months.

About This Data

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