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Blue Lane Wins “Best of Interop” in Security
Blue Lane Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has been named Best of Interop in the Security category. VirtualShield for VMware Infrastructure 3 protects virtual servers from attacks against known, unpatched vulnerabilities. Blue Lane is a VMware Technology Alliance Program partner.

"Winning Best of Interop this year is well deserved validation for our state-of-the-art approach to server security," said Jeff Palmer, president and CEO at Blue Lane. There were more than 100 security vendors exhibiting this year. This was clearly a watershed win for all of us championing signature-free security for virtual and physical servers.

The Best of Interop Awards are always an indicator of the most innovative and exciting offerings in these product categories and this years winners are no exception, said Art Wittmann, editor in chief, Network Computing. Blue Lane and each of the category winners have truly demonstrated superior technology and innovation, and deserve recognition for their contributions to the industry.

Addressing the unique challenges of virtual infrastructure security, VirtualShield protects guest virtual machines running on VMware Infrastructure 3. VirtualShield delivers the following unique capabilities:

  • Protects virtualized servers regardless of physical location or patch-level;
  • Provides up-to-date protection with no configuration changes and no agent installation on each virtual machine;
  • Eliminates remote threats without blocking legitimate application requests or requiring server reboots; and
  • Delivers appropriate protection for specific applications without requiring any manual tuning.


Blue Lane VirtualShield is available for immediate download at, and it is certified and listed for trial and purchase from the VMware Virtual Appliance Marketplace at, offering a unique capability within the security segment. Customers may purchase from Blue Lane resellers or download an evaluation version.

Published Thursday, May 31, 2007 5:52 AM by David Marshall
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