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5nine Software Partners With Nutanix to Offer a Single Solution to Secure Virtualized Microsoft Windows Environments
5nine Software, the leading global Hyper-V virtualization security and management provider, has joined the Nutanix Elevate Technology Alliance Program, which brings together like-minded technology companies dedicated to next-generation enterprise IT that is open, innovative and transformative. Through this program, 5nine Cloud Security has been validated as Nutanix Ready for Hyper-V - Networking and Security, providing an end-to-end solution for Nutanix customers with Microsoft Hyper-V and hybrid cloud environments.

"5nine wants to take full advantage of break-through hyperconverged infrastructure platforms to deliver only the most innovative solutions to our customers," said Symon Perriman, VP of Business Development at 5nine Software. "With Nutanix being a leader among hyperconverged system vendors, this partnership is an important step for both companies, showing our commitment to developing and securing the Microsoft cloud solutions running on Nutanix."

With this alliance, the 5nine Cloud Security solution is validated to secure Windows and Hyper-V environments running on the Nutanix hyperconverged appliance for enterprise workloads. 5nine Cloud Security allows Microsoft Hyper-V customers of all sizes to have the industry's leading security and compliance solution within a single solution, and is easily installed on top of Nutanix web-scale architecture.

Highlights of the new solution include:

  • Validation of the 5nine Cloud Security solution for Nutanix XCP running Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • A unified security and compliance solution designed to specifically address every Hyper-V vulnerability across every virtual resource, including multi-engine antivirus, a universal firewall, intrusion detection, and advanced persistent threat protection.
  • With an agentless design and the fastest scans in the industry, Hyper-V users can have the industry's leading protection without needing to become a security specialist.
  • Scalability for customers of all sizes running different workloads, including large enterprises, hosting, service and desktop/applications providers.

"We are happy to welcome 5nine Software as member of the Nutanix Elevate Technology Alliance Program, providing virtual security to our Microsoft Hyper-V customers," said Venugopal Pai, VP of Strategic Alliances & Business Development at Nutanix. "Through this partnership, we are able to provide our customers with innovative solutions for Microsoft Windows environments and allow them to better focus on the applications that drive their businesses."

Nutanix Ready identifies recommended applications and solutions that are trusted to enhance the Nutanix delivery infrastructure. All products featured in Nutanix Ready have completed verification testing, thereby providing confidence in joint solution compatibility. Leveraging its industry leading alliances and partner ecosystem, Nutanix Ready showcases select trusted solutions designed to meet a variety of business needs. Nutanix Ready demonstrates current mutual product compatibility, continued industry relationships and interoperability.


Nutanix Xtreme Computing Platform with integrated 5nine Cloud Security is now available.

Published Tuesday, December 01, 2015 9:01 AM by David Marshall
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