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5nine Cloud Security 5.0 for Hyper-V is now available!

BOSTON, MA, USA: November 20, 2014 5nine Software, the leading global Hyper-V virtualization management and security provider, today announced the availability of 5nine Cloud Security v5 for Hyper-V. It is the first and only agentless security and compliance solution built specifically for Microsoft Hyper-V. 5nine Cloud Security delivers multi-layered protection with an integrated firewall, antivirus and IDS in one package. With the number of new breakthrough features, facing the market needs, 5nine Cloud Security for Hyper-V becomes the only powerful, reliable and compliant source to protect multi-tenant Hyper-V environment.

"Right now thousands of customers with more than 100,000 protected VMs already rely on 5nine Cloud Security for Hyper-V. In this new version, we keep following the previously appointed exceptional security and compliance standards,” said Brian Zimmerman, 5nine Senior Vice President. “We already provide deplete multi-layered Hyper-V protection. As the next step we are going to meet customer’s time-saving needs on their way to secure the virtual infrastructure and decreasing their OPEX in a broader manner".

With 5nine Cloud Security for Hyper-V, customers are able to create firewall rules in a fast and efficient manner. This brings an ability to save up to 60% - 80% of their work time needed for setting up Hyper-V infrastructure security, compared to physical appliance solutions. 5nine Cloud Security v5 for Hyper-V widely extends these capabilities to optimize the configuration process with multiple global rules membership and security templates. This is going to switch Hyper-V security administrator’s user experience to a new level.

5nine Cloud Security for Hyper-V keeps moving forward with expanding the compliance capabilities and with v5 customers are now able to monitor and audit all security changes made within the virtual environment. This is especially important for the companies regulated by the compliance standards such as PCI-DSS, HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and essential for companies who support government projects. 5nine Cloud Security v5 for Hyper-V helps these organizations to be consistent with even broader range of the compliancy requirements.

Integration of 5nine Cloud Security for Hyper-V into Hyper-V Extensible Switch allows security administrators to control traffic in a Hyper-V native way. With help of the certified extension, customers are able to monitor traffic on each VM on a Virtual Switch level precisely without the ability for this traffic to be spoofed. 5nine Software clients continuously report about the exceptional value of this market-leading approach. With the latest product release, customers can expand their control over VM connections with a powerful Connections Table instrument. It provides information about all current connections of Virtual Machines. With this new feature, 5nine Cloud Security for Hyper-V allows tracking potential attacks and keeping full control over the system.

All the new features will soon be available in 5nine Cloud Security Windows Azure Pack Extension as well.

5nine Cloud Security v5 for Hyper-V is available immediately. It is priced per host, and pricing begins at $199. For more information or to download a free 30-day trial version, please visit: http://www.5nine.com/5nine-security-for-hyper-v-product.aspx

About 5nine Software

5nine Software is a leading provider of management and security solutions for Windows Server and Microsoft Hyper-V environments. 5nine Software products focus on the needs of small and medium businesses, large enterprises and hosting providers. These tools deliver comprehensive and easy-to-use solutions that allow virtual datacenter personnel to manage, monitor, and secure Hyper-V environments. More than 25,000 clients worldwide have chosen 5nine Software tools for their Hyper-V virtualization infrastructures.

Founded in 2009, 5nine Software is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Additional offices are located in New Jersey and Europe.

Find out more by visiting www.5nine.com