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Dome9 Security Wins Virtualization Security Product of the Year AwardDome9 Earns SearchServerVirtualization.com's Silver Award for Industry's First Cloud Security Firewall Management Service Securing Virtual Environments Across Cloud Providers (January 19, 2012)
SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/12 -- Dome9 Security, the leading provider of cloud security firewall management for public and private clouds, as well as for dedicated and virtual private servers (VPS), today announced it has been named a SearchServerVirtualization.com 2011 Product of the Year Award winner for its innovation and achievement in securing virtual cloud environments. Dome9 is recognized as a Silver Award winner in the Virtualization Security Awards category, which was presented by the editors of TechTarget Inc.'s Data Center and Virtualization Media Group.
The SearchServerVirtualization.com editorial staff, in conjunction with a team of users, industry experts, analysts, and consultants, judged today's leading virtualization-related products introduced and shipped between Nov. 1, 2010 and Nov. 1, 2011 in determining the 2011 Products of the Year. The winners were selected according to the following six key criteria: Ease of integration into existing environments; Functionality; Innovation; Manageability; Performance; and Value.
According to TechTarget's SearchServerVirtualiation.com, "Securing a virtual infrastructure is always a challenge. Virtual workloads and networks don't always behave the same way as their physical counterparts, so you can't always use the same tools and methods to secure them. Dome9 Security makes firewalling your cloud servers simple, thanks to its clean interface and straightforward set-up process. Updates to the firewall via the Web interface happen rapidly, and the product also configures the host's firewall to automatically handle problems such as port scanning."
Dome9 Security is the only cloud security service to automate cloud firewall management for public and private clouds, as well as for dedicated and Virtual Private Servers (VPS), across all platforms. Dome9 closes a critical gap in today's cloud security -- ports such as SSH, RDP, and MYSQL left open so administrators can connect to and manage their cloud servers. This common practice leaves servers vulnerable to hackers who need only guess the correct username and password or exploit any protocol vulnerability to gain unauthorized control of a server. Dome9 secures all administrative ports -- for all servers and clouds -- enabling secure access, on-demand. Its key innovation is the ability to provide secure access leasing -- dynamically generated, time-based secure access to cloud servers -- which enables customers to close all server administrative ports by default.
"We're pleased to receive this honor in recognition of the innovation Dome9 brings to cloud security," said Dave Meizlik, Dome9 VP of Marketing and Business Development. "Dome9 is the only service to automate and centralize virtualization security management across all platforms. This unique capability combines enterprise-grade security with unrivaled simplicity."
SearchServerVirtualization.com is the best server virtualization resource for system architects and IT managers. Its editors, resident experts and news writers are dedicated to helping IT organizations determine if virtualization is appropriate for their environments and, if it is, use that technology to gain unprecedented data center efficiency. Readers access the latest news, articles, tips, expert advice, learning guides, white papers, and webcasts covering all areas of server virtualization, such as virtualization platforms, server hardware, managing virtual environments, virtualization architectures and strategies, application issues and more.
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About Dome9 Security
Dome9, the leader in cloud security management, automates and centralizes cloud firewall management across all servers and clouds. Available for both enterprises and hosting providers, Dome9 supports clouds, VPS, dedicated servers, and Amazon's EC2 Security Groups, across all major operating systems and service providers. Dome9 is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, and is venture backed by Opus Capital Ventures. For more information, visit: http://www.dome9.com/.
Dome9, Dome9 Central, Dome9 Connect and Dome9 Agent are registered trademarks of Dome9 Security. All other trademarks are registered to their respective companies. Copyright© Dome9 2012.
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