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5nine Cloud Security 4.0 for Microsoft Hyper-V

5nine Software, a leading provider of agentless security, compliance and management products for Microsoft Hyper-V, announced the immediate availability of new 5nine Cloud Security 4.0 for Hyper-V. The solution provides enterprises and cloud providers with agentless antivirus, comprehensive multi-tenant security support and complete control over VM isolation, thus helping to ensure security and compliance for Microsoft Cloud OS, Windows Server, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server.

"With the release of 5nine Cloud Security 4.0, we enforce security for our customers with a powerful solution that provides active antivirus protection, comprehensive multi-tenant SDN (Software Defined Networking) security, and unmatched levels of industry-demanded protection and compliance, including PCI-DSS, HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley,” said Konstantin Malkov, CTO, 5nine Software.

5nine Cloud Security for Hyper-V is the first and only agentless anti-malware and virtual firewall solution for the Windows Server Hyper-V, utilizing the flexibility of Hyper-V Extensible Switch. Enterprises and cloud providers can:

  • Secure multi-tenant Hyper-V environments and provide VM isolation
  • Protect Hyper-V with light-speed agentless antivirus
  • Enforce PCI-DSS, HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • And more

5nine Cloud Security provides multi-layered protection with integrated firewall, antivirus and IDS in one package. Agentless firewall provides complete traffic control and isolation between VMs. Antivirus performs incremental scans up to 50x faster than competitors. Solution also provides real-time detection of malicious attacks with IDS.

"In line with Microsoft’s longstanding and deep commitment to security, Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V was designed to the highest security standards,” said Chris Van Wesep, Group Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft. “Building on that security foundation, 5nine Software has a long history of delivering enhanced security solutions for Microsoft platforms. Now, 5nine Cloud Security provides multi-tenant SDN security along with VM isolation and agentless antivirus for Hyper-V environments."

New 5nine Cloud Security 4.0 for Hyper-V features:

  • Secure multi-tenancy and VM isolation
  • Virtual Machine security groups and cloud tenant security
  • User/roles access that allows users or user groups to manage only objects associated with them
  • Agentless antivirus for Hyper-V hosts and real-time protection for VMs
  • NVGRE support
  • New LWF R2 vSwitch extension
  • Enhanced API and advanced event logging

Availability, Demos: 5nine Cloud Security 4.0 for Hyper-V is available now worldwide. It updates and replaces 5nine Security Datacenter 3.0. For product description and feature information, please visit:

Published Wednesday, February 05, 2014 7:08 AM by David Marshall
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