|[August 26, 2013]
McAfee Data Center Suite Provides Elastic Security for Hybrid Data Centers
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
VMworld - McAfee
today announced a new version of its data center security solution that
addresses enterprises' growing need to leverage the scalability and cost
savings of running workloads in public clouds like Amazon Web Services (News - Alert).
When enterprises move workloads to a public cloud, they want to know
their data is protected.
The McAfee Data
Center Security Suite for Server provides complete visibility to all
workloads in hybrid data centers so enterprises can securely expand into
any cloud environment. This added flexibility gives organizations
elastic security that is auto-deployed when new virtual devices are
provisioned either on-premise or in the public cloud.
The new McAfee (News - Alert) Data Center Security Suite for Server allows
Discover all workloads including those from VMware's vCenter
and Amazon Web Services to provide the security administrator with
complete visibility of the security status.
Protect every physical and virtual machine in the hybrid data
center with fine-grained policy management and data center trust
attestation with ease-of-use manageability with McAfee
Expand compute capacity securely into the private and public
cloud and ensure identical security posture between on-premise and
McAfee Data Center security optimizes security, flexibility and
manageability of virtual environments with its MOVE AV functionality,
finally providing a simplified security solution for companies investing
in virtualization for data centers, applications and desktops.
"The McAfee MOVE AntiVirus solution has provided us with an excellent
resolution for our complex IT infrastructure which contains dozens of
assorted operating systems in use," said Rick Snyder (News - Alert), Endpoint Security
Manager at Boston Scientific. "Our organization handles sensitive data
from customers, vendors, business partners and our own internal
activities. Maximizing performance, while continuing protection across
multiple internal entities, is a high priority for our IT department, as
is providing reporting on its effectiveness. McAfee MOVE has been
integral in achieving these simultaneous goals by giving us the ability
to offload all scanning of data into a gateway virtual appliance. This
streamlined and efficient approach saves resources and maintains our
Customers now have complete visibility to all workloads on-premise and
in the cloud, which then enables them to secure all important workloads.
With the ability to expand their compute resources into the public cloud
while also securing these workloads, customers can now maintain their
security posture even in the public cloud.
"Enterprises must stay compliant and meet government regulations and
that is a typical barrier for organizations who want to move workloads
into the cloud," said Rishi Bhargava, vice president of data center
security at McAfee. "With McAfee's latest Data Center Server Security
Suite and its elastic security, enterprises are now empowered to do just
that. McAfee provides comprehensive security from servers to networking
To see a demo of the new McAfee Data Center Security Suite for Server
and other solutions such as McAfee Network Security Platform now
integrated with VMware NSX™ network virtualization platform, stop by
McAfee #635 at VMworld,
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