5nine Technology Partners


Microsoft Gold Datacenter Partner

The Microsoft Partner Network competencies enable partners to demonstrate their expertise by aligning to their customers’ solutions and technologies, and making certifications more recognizable to prospective customers. The Datacenter Competency requires that partners have strong capabilities with Windows Server deployment and management, including Hyper-V virtualization, as well as Systems Center infrastructure management capabilities. With the Gold Datacenter competency 5nine Software is able to deliver comprehensive architecture solutions on a robust, streamlined, and scalable Microsoft infrastructure platform and distinguish itself within the top 1 percent of Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.

Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance

As part of the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance, 5nine delivers the first and only agentless security and management solutions specifically designed for Microsoft Cloud Platform. Available through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, 5nine solutions provide unified security and centralized management for Microsoft Hyper-V to reduce costs, increase productivity and mitigate security risks.

Microsoft Azure Pack Partner

Microsoft works with Windows Azure Pack (WAP) partners worldwide that continuously add value to the Azure Pack through integration and enabling new services to be provided. The Partner Ecosystem consists of different Azure Pack-based solution from Microsoft independent software vendor (ISV) partners. 5nine fully embraced Microsoft’s vision of the private cloud by becoming one of the first partners for Azure Pack. WAP customers have an opportunity to purchase 5nine Cloud Security as a partner solution to offer Security as a Service. The 5nine Cloud Security Azure Pack (WAP) Extension is available through the official Azure Pack partner page. Learn More

Microsoft Virus Information Alliance

The Microsoft Virus Information Alliance (VIA) is an antimalware collaboration program for security software providers, security service providers, antimalware testing organizations, and other organizations involved in fighting cybercrime. Microsoft developed well-defined membership criteria for the members of the VIA to ensure that they are able to protect a broad range of Microsoft customers. 5nine Software perfectly fits the criteria being a developer of antimalware technology that runs on Windows Server, as well as being a provider of security services to Microsoft customers, and for Microsoft products.

Microsoft Technology Center Alliance

Microsoft Technology Centers (MTCs) are collaborative environments that provide access to innovative technologies and world-class expertise, enabling Microsoft customers to envision, design, and deploy solutions to meet their exact needs. The Microsoft Technology Center Alliances program is made up of industry leaders in hardware, software and services who provide their resources to MTCs around the world. 5nine Software has been building security products for Microsoft technologies since 2009. It offers the only agentless solutions designed for virtualized and cloud-based solutions, including Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V, Hyper-V Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack. Microsoft customers can now use 5nine Cloud Security when they visit the Microsoft Technology Center.



Bitdefender is a global security technology company that delivers solutions in more than 100 countries through a network of value-added alliances, distributors and reseller partners. Since 2001, Bitdefender has consistently produced award-winning business and consumer security technology, and is a leading security provider in virtualization and cloud technologies. Through R&D, alliances and partnership teams, Bitdefender has elevated the highest standards of security excellence in both its number-one-ranked technology and its strategic alliances with the world’s leading virtualization and cloud technology providers. 5nine Cloud Security integrates Bitdefender as one of the antivirus and antimalware technologies, optimizing Bitdefender’s threat prevention and detection capabilities for Hyper-V. Learn More


Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout its more than 20-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers. Kaspersky Lab, with its holding company registered in the United Kingdom, currently operates in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe, providing protection for over 300 million users worldwide. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com. 5nine Cloud Security integrates Kaspersky Labs as one of the antivirus and antimalware technologies, optimizing Kaspersky’s threat prevention and detection capabilities for Hyper-V. Learn More


ThreatTrack Security specializes in helping organizations identify and stop Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs), targeted attacks and other sophisticated malware designed to evade the traditional cyber-defenses deployed by enterprises and government agencies around the world. The company develops advanced cybersecurity solutions that Expose, Analyze and eliminate the latest malicious threats, including its ThreatSecure advanced threat detection and remediation platform, ThreatAnalyzer malware behavioral analysis sandbox, ThreatIQ real-time threat intelligence service, and VIPRE business antivirus endpoint protection. Learn more at www.ThreatTrackSecurity.com. 5nine Cloud Security integrates ThreatTrack as one of the antivirus and antimalware technologies, optimizing ThreatTrack’s threat prevention and detection capabilities for Hyper-V. Learn More


Snort is an open source network intrusion prevention system, capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. It can perform protocol analysis, content searching/matching, and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes, such as buffer overflows, stealth port scans, CGI attacks, SMB probes, OS fingerprinting attempts, and much more. 5nine Cloud Security integrates with Snort as its intrusion detection (IDS) technology, optimizing Snort’s threat detection and analytics capabilities for Hyper-V. Learn More



Hypergrid is the leader in HyperConverged All-Flash Infrastructure for the Microsoft Cloud-Inspired Data Center. Hypergrid’s customers gain a 10X performance improvement over traditional storage as the company puts all-flash as close to the workload as possible. The Hypergrid HCA is an ideal platform for infrastructure refreshes and specific Windows workloads such as VDI, SQL Server, Private Cloud, and ROBO. Hypergrid is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, and its products and services are available through a global network of value-added resellers. Hypergrid is a Microsoft Gold OEM and Gold Datacenter Partner, a member of the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance and Certified in the Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Program. As a Hypergrid Technology Alliance Partner, 5nine’s Cloud Security products have been fully tested with Hypergrid to provide the most integrated solutions for Hyper-V, System Center and Azure Pack.


Nutanix delivers invisible infrastructure for next-generation enterprise computing, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The company’s software-driven Xtreme Computing Platform natively converges compute, virtualization and storage into a single solution to drive simplicity in the datacenter. Using Nutanix, customers benefit from predictable performance, linear scalability and cloud-like infrastructure consumption. As a member of the Nutanix Elevate Technology Alliance Program, 5nine Cloud Security has been validated as Nutanix Ready for Hyper-V – Networking & Security, providing an end-to-end solution for Nutanix customers with Microsoft Hyper-V and hybrid cloud environments.


StarWind is a leading provider of virtualization solutions designed for SMB and ROBO. StarWind helps small and middle businesses to stay agile and competitive, keep expenses low and achieve Enterprise-class performance. The product range includes software and hardware solutions with flagship products being: StarWind Virtual SAN – software that eliminates any need in physical shared storage, and StarWind HyperConverged Appliance – a turnkey hardware solution for virtualization designed to build IT infrastructure from scratch. StarWind brought ease of deployment and maintenance to SMB and ROBO space at SMB and ROBO price, making it possible by minimalistic hardware footprint and exceptional simplicity of use. Being Technology Alliance Partners, 5nine Software and StarWind Software work closely on creation of new advanced product offerings for the customers. 5nine Manager and Antivirus are included in the StarWind HyperConverged Appliance. Learn More

xByte Technologies

xByte Technologies is a premier reseller of IT equipment with a history of quality service for over 13 years. The company specializes in servers, storage, and parts for Dell. As a pioneer in the industry, xByte Technologies has long been committed to providing the customers with service that is over and above the norm. It is these standards of excellence that have allowed to work so closely – and successfully – with companies across a wide range of industries. xByte and 5nine Software have tested their joint solutions for compatibility and performance with Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V. xByte offers 5nine Manager and 5nine Cloud Security as straight software purchase or as a preconfigured software bundle option with server purchases. Learn More


Cloud Cruiser

Cloud Cruiser’s software solution for hybrid cloud consumption-based management gives customers detailed insights into usage and costs, enabling IT to deliver the right services to the business at the right time. By combining metered data collection with organizational and financial data, customers optimize cloud investments for business value. Cloud Cruiser goes to market directly and indirectly through strategic partners including AWS, Cisco, HP, Microsoft and Rackspace. 5nine Cloud Security is fully integrated with Cloud Cruiser for Microsoft Azure Pack, the on-premises version of Microsoft Azure. 5nine’s Azure Pack (WAP) Extension is the only Security as a Service (SECaaS) Solution to protect your datacenter, your customers, and their clouds as a free add-on to 5nine Cloud Security. Now hosting and service providers can secure multi-tenant environments and virtual machines in private, hosted or hybrid scenarios, while giving users the ability to easily configure firewalls, intrusion detection, and more. Learn More


Unidesk is the global leader in application layering, the easiest and most powerful way to manage Windows application life cycles and provide application mobility. Unidesk separates apps from infrastructure, enabling them to be packaged once and delivered to any modern end user workspace. Microsoft has selected Unidesk as its ISV partner for bringing application and image management simplicity to VDI and RDSH deployments with Hyper-V, as well as cloud-hosted application deployments with Azure RemoteApp. 5nine Cloud Security is designed for Unidesk with Microsoft VDI because no security component is required to run inside the virtual machine, so the user never sees it, never has to update it, never has to manage it, and can never disable it. Learn More


Veeam recognizes the new challenges enterprises of all sizes across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Business, one that must operate 24/7/365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise. Unlike “Legacy Backup” solutions which provide recovery time (RTO) and recovery point objectives (RPO) of hours or days, Veeam helps enterprises meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data. Founded in 2006, Veeam currently has 34,500 ProPartners and more than 168,000 customers worldwide. Veeam’s global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland, and the company has offices throughout the world. 5nine Manager supports Veeam Backup & Replication for Hyper-V, providing an integrated management solution. Through 5nine’s centralized console you can monitor and receive alerts on the health of your Veeam backup infrastructure. Learn More