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Illumio has added network switches and cloud security groups to the range of enforcement points it can call upon to enforce segmentation, and protect applications and data, in corporate data centers and cloud environments.


  • The Policy Compute Engine (PCE) is the server that can sit on a customer's premises or in the cloud, while the Virtual Enforcement Node (VEN) is the client that sits on a Windows or Linux host.

Features and Benefits

  • Explains how micro-segmentation works to secure workloads.
  • Describes how Illumio's technology is deployed.

Key questions answered

  • Where is Illumio's technology most appropriate?
  • Who are Illumio's main competitors and how does it differ from them?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
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Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why put Illumio ASP on your radar?


  • Background
  • Current position

Data sheet

  • Key facts


  • On the Radar
  • Author

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