Enterprise Security

Endpoint security fit for your offices, datacenters and public cloud

  • Single security delivery platform provides best protection and performance
  • Up to 20% datacenter performance improvement versus traditional security vendors
  • OS and hypervisor agnostic ensures universal coverage
  • Single console to easily manage security policies for all endpoints
  • Self-configurable virtual appliances and environment-aware agents to install and deploy in minutes

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Challenges in today's computing environments

Organizations of all sizes are striving to reduce cost of operation, enhance performance and efficiency, through virtualization and cloud adoption.
Challenges in today's computing environments Bitdefender GravityZone revolutionizes security

Organizations cannot fully benefit from virtualization and cloud

Most security vendors fall short of third platform promises due to pre-virtualization and pre-cloud security architectures

VS

GravityZone adapts to any environment

Delivers the fastest, most effective protection in datacenters, offices and the cloud

Security hinders migration from physical to virtual and to public cloud

Traditional security tools are unfit for private and public cloud and sacrifice either performance or protection

VS

Progressive protection and performance for physical machines, virtualized datacenters and cloud computing

Virtual appliance-based security solution employs environment-aware agent following every move and changing shape and behavior

Security solutions should help reduce complexity

Traditional solutions consist of multiple Windows applications patched together at extra cost and effort to install, configure and maintain

VS

All security services an organization needs in a single delivery platform

One application to protect and manage policies for any endpoint, in any location and any environment

AV-TEST registers 390,000 new malicious programs every day in cybercrime surge

Traditional agents relay on signature updates delivered daily, while every minute brings hundreds of new threats

VS

Bitdefender Global Protection Network provides worldwide real-time threat protection

All protected endpoints are immunized less than three seconds after a new threat is detected anywhere in the world

In rapidly changing environments scalable is the new norm

Scaling up traditional solutions involves replicating relational databases, setting up additional Windows servers for each extra element and paying for third-party licensing

VS

GravityZone is delivered in a modular and balanced architecture

Built on customizable, resilient and secure open source solutions, GravityZone grows organically by cloning virtual appliances

Unfollow the traditional

Unlike traditional vendors patching together pre-virtualization and pre-cloud Windows applications, Bitdefender GravityZone combines all the security services organizations need into a single delivery platform to reduce their cost of building a trusted environment for all endpoints.

Key Benefits

  • Intelligent deployment

    Executed in minutes, not days. Self-configuring kit streamlines deployment from desktop to datacenter to cloud.

    Eliminate protection gaps

    Environment-aware agent secures all types of endpoints: physical, virtual and cloud-based.

    Faster immunity to attacks

    Employs the Bitdefender Global Protective Network technology on all endpoints within three seconds of detection of a new threat anywhere in the world.

  • Manage risks while optimizing virtual and physical performance resource

    Offload security tasks from local machine to security virtual appliances for all types of endpoints in the datacenter and for laptops and desktops.

Best Protection Against Infections

(on a scale of 0 to 6 and 6 being the highest protection)

Bitdefender

5.8

Trend Micro

5.75

Kaspersky

5.55

Symantec

5.44

F-Secure

5.19

Intel Security (McAfee)

5.19

Bitdefender consistently outperformed all competition.CEO Andreas Marx, AV-TEST, January 2015

Lowest Impact on Performance

(on a scale of 0 to 6 and 6 being the lowest impact)

Bitdefender

5.66

Trend Micro

5.41

Kaspersky

4.83

Symantec

4.58

F-Secure

4.33

Intel Security (McAfee)

3.91

Key Features

  • One application

    delivering security services to physical endpoints, mobile devices, Exchange mail servers and virtual machines in private and public cloud;

    One console

    offering easy centralized management, easy deployment and enforcement of security policies to any type and number of endpoints, in any location;

    One architecture

    enabling full visibility and control in the datacenter and companywide through integration with Active Directory, VMware and Citrix hypervisors;

    One agent

    covering any combination of virtualization platforms, cloud providers, operation systems and physical devices;

    Multiple layers of security

    for endpoints: antivirus and antimalware with behavioral monitoring, zero-day threat protection, application control and sandboxing, firewall, device control and content control with anti-phishing and antispam for Exchange mail servers.

  • Universal coverage:

    • Any endpoint: physical, virtual and cloud;
    • Any form factor: workstation, server, embedded, mobile;
    • Any OS: Windows, Linux, Mac;
    • Any virtualization platform: VMware, Citrix, Microsoft Hyper-V, KVM, Oracle;
    • Organizations of any size: scales from tens to millions of endpoints just by cloning virtual appliances;
    • Any environment: datacenters, local area networks, wide area networks, private cloud, public cloud and hybrid cloud;

    Smart centralized scanning employs

    centralized security servers, where most antimalware processes take place after offloading from each protected physical or virtual machine.

Security Services delivered by GravityZone Enterprise Security On-premise installation

Security for Virtualized Environments

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Security for Endpoints

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Security for Exchange

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Security for Mobile

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OVERVIEW

Protection for virtualized datacenters enabling real-time scanning for file systems, processes and memory on Windows and Linux virtual machines, on any virtualization platform, and in any public cloud.

Protection for any number of physical workstations (Windows, Linux and Mac), embedded devices and servers.

Protection for Microsoft Exchange Servers ensuring secure messaging and collaboration environment.

Unified security with management and compliance control of iPhone, iPad and Android devices to support bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives.

PROTECTED SYSTEMS AND PLATFORMS

Guest OS:

  • Windows
  • Oracle Solaris
  • Linux

Virtualization Platforms:

  • VMware
  • Citrix
  • Hyper-V
  • Linux Red Hat
  • Oracle VM

Server OS:

  • Windows
  • Linux

Workstation OS:

  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Linux

Tablet and embedded OS:

  • Windows Embedded
  • Windows XP Tablet PC

Mail Servers:

  • Exchange 2007, 2010, 2013
  • Physical and virtual servers
  • Roles: Edge, Hub and Mailbox
  • Protocols: SMTP, MAPI, Exchange ActiveSync

Mobile platforms:

  • Apple iPhones and iPad tablets
  • Google Android smartphones and tablets
FEATURES
  • Smart Scanning - centralized scanning offloads security tasks to Security Virtual Appliances
  • Integration with VMware vCenter, Citrix XenServer and Microsoft Active Directory
  • Agentless security with VMware vShield endpoint
  • Two-layered caching
  • Load Balancing on multiple Security Virtual Appliances
  • Environment aware security agent
  • Intelligent deployment
  • Breakthrough resource optimization for virtual machines
  • Email traffic filtering
  • Malware scanning Exchange databases
  • Support for Database Availability Groups DAG
  • Remote deployment
  • Reports and monitoring dashboard
  • Real-Time Messaging Protection
  • Integration with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Unified management
  • Device inventory management
  • Screen locking with password
  • BYOD policies support
  • Device compliance management
  • VPN and Wi-Fi provisioning
SECURITY LAYERS
  • Antimalware
  • Firewall
  • Content Control
  • Device Control
  • Behavior Monitoring
  • Application Control
  • Antimalware
  • Firewall
  • Content Control
  • Device Control
  • Behavior Monitoring
  • Application Control
  • Antimalware
  • Antispam
  • Antiphishing
  • Attachment filtering
  • Content filtering
  • Antimalware
  • Antiphishing
  • Anti-theft
  • Web filtering
  • Storage Encryption
  • Rooted and jailbroken detection
  • Security policies enforcement
LICENSING

For consolidated datacenters

  • Per # of physical CPUs;

For individual virtual machines:

  • Per # of Virtual Desktops (VDI);
  • Per # of Virtual Servers (VS);
  • Per # of Physical Workstations (PW);
  • Per # of Physical Servers (PS);
  • Per # of mailboxes
  • Per # of devices
DATASHEET Security for Virtualized Environments Security for Endpoints Security for Exchange Security for Mobile

Bitdefender GravityZone FAQ

What is Bitdefender GravityZone?

Bitdefender GravityZone is the new Bitdefender enterprise security solution for Medium to Very Large Organizations. It's redesigned from the ground up with a fresh, but proven private cloud computing architecture that takes full advantage of virtualized infrastructures. GravityZone leverages Bitdefender's acclaimed antimalware technologies and provides a centralized security management platform for physical, virtualized and mobile endpoints.

GravityZone is a business-agile solution that implements a holistic approach. Not just antivirus, but an enterprise-grade solution that helps organizations to attain their virtualization projects objectives and secure data, while preserving the systems' performance and users' productivity.

With built in redundancy and load balancing mechanism, it's capable to scale-out on-demand to protect from hundreds to hundreds of thousands of endpoints, and provides administrators with a single pane of glass into organization's security postures, global threats and dashboards for various roles within the organization.

What is the new Bitdefender GravityZone?

From platform architecture to security services, GravityZone emerges as a reinvented enterprise security solution built for the new IT landscape. The solution combines highly optimized virtualization aware security with leading detection technologies and a fresh, but proven, architecture.

Complex enterprise environments require tailored, integrated security solutions that support heterogeneous environments with a broad range of systems and usage scenarios. GravityZone has been designed to deliver optimized security for the new threats and risks of data exposures introduced by:

  • Exponential evolution of malware and professionalization, combined with
  • Increased Internet penetration;
  • Exponential increase of data;
  • IT consumerization and convergence of devices and services;
  • Cloud computing and virtualization technologies.

All this has changed the IT landscape, the way information is delivered and consumed, how applications and services are provisioned.

GravityZone itself is implemented as a private cloud solution that runs on virtualized layers and it's packed to enable organizations to secure their IT assets, while helps to reduce administration burden, lower TCO and improve the return-on-investments. The solution removes the scalability limitation of legacy solutions based on client-server architecture and relational databases.

The improvement continues with security services, too. GravityZone extends and integrates security services to virtualized environments and mobile devices. So, as users are expecting the same experience when consuming information on a PC, Laptop, Tablet or Smartphone, the information security will be preserved, too, no matter if is accessed locally or remotely, from a workstation or a mobile device, if the company uses traditional or virtualized infrastructures.

What do you mean by unified security for physical, virtualized and mobile environments?

GravityZone is unified by design and aims to be a solution that covers all security requirements. In current stage it unifies the main security services and provides a single point of management for physical, virtualized and mobile endpoints security. Future development will integrate new security services into GravityZone, like security for email and collaboration, and also will add services enhancements and support for other platforms.

Unlike other solutions that bolt-on modules to an aging architecture, importing different 3rd party technologies and trying to put them together, Bitdefender GravityZone has been architected from the ground up as a unified security management platform across physical, virtualized and mobile environments. It features a modular design that allows flexible and tailored security services, and role based administration.

The solution comprises of the following integrated components:

  • GravityZone Control Center - the management platform that provides the single point of security management across organization.
  • Security for Endpoints - protects Windows workstations and servers.
  • Security for Virtualized Environments - protects virtualized Windows and Linux guest systems, running on VMware, Citrix, Microsoft or any other virtualization platform
  • Security for Mobile Devices - enables secured BYOD adoption, with easy delivery and control of mobile devices security for effective administration.

GravityZone SVE service is mandatory or can I choose any security services?

GravityZone is 100% modularized. This means that you can choose what services you want to license, with the needed number of units per each one.

Even if GravityZone is delivered as virtual appliance, its deployment is not constrained by SVE service activation. However, if you already run or plan to deploy virtualization projects, we recommend you to implement Security for Virtualized Environments (SVE).

With GravityZone you will benefit of effective security and improved administration efficiency from two directions. On one side reduced administration burden due to centralized management and architecture benefits with simple turn-key deployment of GravityZone virtual appliance, built in redundancy and scalability mechanism, and on the other side is the optimized virtualization security services of SVE that will help you attain your business objectives of the virtualization projects and realize the full potential of your investments.

Does GravityZone support a mixed virtualized environment?

For example, there is a need to provide security for VMs running on VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V at the same time.

Yes, with Security for Virtualized Environments service of GravityZone you can manage all types of virtualization scenarios from a single point of management. GravityZone Control Center is integrated with VMware vCenter and Citrix XenCenter, and also supports many other virtualization platforms, like Microsoft Hyper-V, KVM, RedHat Enterprise Virtualization, or Oracle Virtualization.

How can I test Bitdefender GravityZone solution?

All you need to do is to register for a trial version at http://enterprise.bitdefender.com/gravityzone.

You will receive a confirmation email with instructions and trial license keys with 50 units for each service.

What licensing models/options are available for Bitdefender GravityZone?

GravityZone is a modular solution supporting you to license only what you need, when you need. You can license each security service for the necessary number of units.

Licensing options:

  • Up front paid subscriptions for 1, 2 or 3 years.
  • Possible to license one, two or all security services.
  • GravityZone is licensed per module, based on the number of units for each service.
  • Control Center is provided for free with any Security Service.
  • Security for Virtualized Environment is licensed per:
    • # of virtual desktops (VDI) & virtualized servers (VS) or
    • # of physical CPUs that power the virtualized environment.
  • Security for Endpoints is licensed per # of physical endpoints: desktops & servers
  • Security for Mobile Devices is licensed per # of mobile devices, iOS and Android.

Volume discounts are applicable for each security service, starting from as low as 15 units.

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