Bitdefender Launches Security Solution for Virtualized Datacenters
The new security solution centralizes antimalware functions to increase consolidation ratios in virtualized server or desktop environments powered by any virtualization technology
At VMworld® 2011 Europe (Booth #73C), Bitdefender, an award-winning provider of innovative security solutions, announced the commercial availability of an integrated security solution for VMware vShield™ 5 virtualized datacenters. Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender integrates with VMware vShield Endpoint™ to protect Windows servers and desktops, as well as Linux and Solaris systems.
Security is a top priority for virtualized datacenters as an increasing number of enterprises worldwide turn to them to deliver both core enterprise applications and cloud services. Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender offers comprehensive security combined with reduced system demands, which ultimately enable higher consolidation ratios without compromising security.
“We are pleased to have Bitdefender as one of our first partners to launch a commercial solution that integrates with our latest VMware vShield Endpoint™ security technology,” said Parag Patel, Vice President, Global Strategic Alliances, VMware. “The combination of virtualization and security expertise of VMware and Bitdefender will deliver ongoing value to our customers by offloading key antimalware functions to a security virtual machine for improved performance.”
Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender offers a number of key benefits and features to enterprises:
“Security for Virtualized Environments is the key solution in Bitdefender’s new enterprise security offering presented at VMworld® 2011 Europe,” explained Bogdan Dumitru, Chief Technical Officer, Bitdefender. “As organizations increase consolidation ratios in datacenters, products that have been designed specifically to address security in virtual environments are playing a critical role. The architecture of Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender allows organizations to maximize the return on investment that is realized in their datacenter and run more virtual machines without compromising the security.”
Licensing and Availability
Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender provides comprehensive security for all virtualized environments with flexible licensing that includes all security modules without additional fees. Licenses are available based on either the number of physical processors (CPUs) or the number of protected Virtual Machines (VMs). Perpetual licensing and volume discounts are available. Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender will be generally available in October through a global network of value-added distribution and reseller partners worldwide.
For product demo, information and trial downloads please visit www.bitdefender.com/sve.
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