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5nine Cloud Security 5.0 NEW

#1 Multi-tenant Security and Compliance Solution for Hyper-V

  • Secure  multi-tenant Hyper-V environment and provide VM isolation
  • Protect Hyper-V with fast, agentless ThreatTrack Vipre or Kaspersky antivirus
  • Enforce security compliance
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5nine Cloud Security
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5nine Cloud Security

Conventional endpoint security solutions

Virtual Firewall and VM isolation




Agentless antivirus




VM active protection




Antimalware engine

ThreatTrack Vipre

ThreatTrack Vipre or Kaspersky

One Engine

Intrusion Detection System (IDS)




Disaster recovery sites support new




Syslog, SIEM Splunk support new




Integration into Hyper-V Extensible Switch




System Center VMM Integration




Licensing options

  • Standard license is available for fewer than or equal to 6 VMs per 2 CPU.
  • Enterprise license is available for fewer than or equal to 20 VMs per 2 CPU.
  • Datacenter license is available for unlimited number of VMs per 2 CPU.
  • SPLA license is available for hosting providers upon request.

5nine Cloud Security is the first and only agentless complete security and compliance solution built specifically for Microsoft Cloud OS and Hyper-V, utilizing the extensibility of Hyper-V switch. It allows users to:

  • Secure  multi-tenant Hyper-V environment and provide VM isolation
  • Protect Hyper-V with fast, agentless antivirus
  • Enforce security compliance
  • And more.

Multi-layered protection is provided, with an integrated firewall, antivirus and Intrusion Detection System (IDS). The agentless firewall ensures complete traffic control and isolation between VMs. The antivirus performs incremental scans up to 50x faster and IDS proactively detects malicious attacks.


Secure multi-tenant Hyper-V environment

Whether you are a hosting provider or a business, rest assured that multiple tenants in your virtual network have access to all required resources, all while being absolutely isolated and protected from each other.

Provide Hyper-V VM isolation

With the Hyper-V environment, the system faces new types of security threats. 5nine Cloud Security allows you to protect your virtual machines from any internal and/or external network security breach.

Protect Hyper-V with agentless antivirus

5nine Cloud Security provides unique agentless antivirus technology for Hyper-V that allows saving CPU resources and increasing VM density by up to 30%. As a result, it leads to a reduction of capital expenditure on physical infrastructure.

Enforce Hyper-V compliance

5nine Cloud Security will provide the required level of protection for all Hyper-V networks in order to be compliant with security standards.

And more

Would you like to know more about powerful security and compliance instruments of 5nine Cloud Security? Then feel free to proceed to the list of key features.

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What’s new in 5nine Cloud Security 5.0

  • VM’s Connections Table new
  • Detailed centralized view of VMs' Antivirus status new
  • Firewall Rules Templates new
  • Multiple Security Groups Membership new
  • Full SCVMM Logical Switch compliance new
  • Extended support for broadcast traffic rules new
  • Security settings change log for audit/compliance new
  • Notifications mechanism for security events new

Key features

  • Helps to enforce security compliance standards
  • VM separation/segmentation
  • Support of multi-tenancy in workgroup/mixed environments
  • NVGRE and VM Security Groups support
  • Agentless, host-based antivirus and antimalware scheduled scans running 70x faster than competitors
  • Disaster recovery sites support (real-time replication of security settings, virtual firewall rules, antivirus schedules and parameters to disaster recovery sites)
  • Centralized management console or System Center VMM Plugin
  • Granular User / Role – level access control
  • With agentless protection built specifically for Microsoft Hyper-V, 5nine Cloud Security installs only once per host (rather than once per virtual machine).
  • Supports any guest OS supported by Windows Hyper-V (CentOS, RHEL, etc.) – not just Windows environments.
  • Syslog, SIEM Splunk support

Virtual Firewall

  • Secure multi-tenancy
    • Associate user with several tenants
    • Support of multi-tenancy in workgroup/mixed environments
  • VM separation/segmentation
  • NVGRE and VM Security Groups support
  • User/Role - level management
  • Powerful Kernel Mode virtual firewall delivers the most comprehensive real-time traffic filtering available for a virtualized environment
  • Granular control over each virtual machine using Hyper-V Extensible Switch (no agent required)
  • Configure the advanced/full kernel mode virtual firewall for each VM individually
    • MAC Address filtering
    • ARP Rules
    • SPI (stateful packet inspection)
    • Inbound and outbound per VM bandwidth throttling
    • Broadcast traffic filtering.


  • Choose TreatTrack Vipre or Kaspersky antivirus engine
  • Active protection
  • Exceptionally fast incremental scan technology that tracks file changes and scans only changed files. The result is scans that are up to 50x faster than traditional full scans
  • Agentless antivirus and antimalware scheduled scans
  • Path and file exclusions

Intrusion Detection System

  • Sophisticated intrusion detection system with network anomaly analysis
  • SNORT engine is used to check for packet anomalies that could signify potential attacks
  • New LWF R2 Hyper-V switch extension

System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows Server
    • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Windows Server 2012 R2 Core
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Windows Server 2012 Core
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012
  • Windows 8.x with Hyper-V role enabled


  • Microsoft SQL Server or Microsoft SQL Express, .NET Framework 4.5 or higher

Note: Please refer to the Quick Start Guide, located in the 5nine Cloud Security program directory, on how to use various system features. Please refer to readme.txt file, in /SNORT subdirectory, on how to install SNORT signatures, and use 5nine IDS.

5nine Cloud Security version 4.2

If you would like to download version 4.2 of 5nine Cloud Security, please click here.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Support

If you need a solution for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 – you can find it here

Web Application Firewall

For VM’s that will be used as Web Servers, 5nine Software offers a Web Application Firewall

5nine Cloud Security System Center Virtual Machine Manager Plugin 5.0

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  • Secure Hyper-V with multi-tenancy and VM separation
  • Protect with performance effective Agentless Antivirus
  • Improve security with real-time antivirus protection
  • Helps enforce security compliance standards

5nine Cloud Security plugin for Microsoft System Center VMM (Virtual Machine Manager) provides the ability to seamlessly enable all 5nine Cloud Security functionality through the Microsoft System Center VMM controls including:

  • Virtual Firewall
  • Agentless/host-based Antivirus / Anti Malware
  • Intrusion Detection

Features & Benefits

Agentless/Host-Based Anti-Virus

  • You get the industry's fastest initial and incremental scans using 5nine's specialized technology.
  • Reduce capital expenditure by increasing VM density 15-30%. The best architecture for Hyper-V virtualization, 5nine Cloud Security Free lets you maximize the resource utilization rate in virtual environments.
  • No more anti-virus storms or crashed VMs.
  • Save network bandwidth by only updating the AV signature file on the host, not on each VM.

Powerful Kernel Mode Virtual Firewall

  • Apply firewall and network filtering policies to new VM’s as they are created, or to already provisioned VMs, reducing vulnerability from the moment they come online.
  • You can isolate virtual machines on the same host from each other and from the internet, so you can protect one VM's (or customer's) traffic from being visible to another.
  • Delivers the most comprehensive real-time traffic filtering available for a virtualized environment.

Centralized management

  • Easily manage policies, rules, filters and logs from one location. Consistently apply rules across the environment. Auditing is simplified so you can demonstrate compliance.
  • Greatly reduce administration time for deployment, maintenance and updates.

Intrusion Detection System

  • Sophisticated intrusion detection system with network anomaly analysis.
  • Monitors all traffic inside a switch and uses SNORT engine to check for packet anomalies that could signify potential attacks.

License price starting at
$199/2 CPUs

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What our clients say

"Use of 5nine Security for Hyper-V helped us to prevent malicious attempts to hack SQL server port allowing by IP- only access to that port for SQL VPS thus blocking all outside exploits. QLS servers are hosted for our customers on Windows Server/Hyper-V Platform."

Michael Davidson, CEO MobileTech.com

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