Bitdefender Enterprise Unveils GravityZone

Bitdefender Enterprise Unveils GravityZone 
Full scale security management for physical, virtual and mobile hits
the market 
BUCHAREST, ROMANIA and SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA -- (Marketwire) --
02/25/13 -- RSA CONFERENCE BOOTH 756, MOSCONE CENTER 
Editors Note: There is a video associated with this press release. 
Bitdefender, a provider of innovative security solutions, today
announced the general availability of GravityZone, a centralized
security management system for physical, virtual and mobile
endpoints.  
Using cloud computing architecture, GravityZone embodies a
significant advance in security management for all endpoints.
GravityZone is the first of its kind in capability and performance,
providing security managers, IT departments, policy makers and system
integrators with a highly scalable centralized security management
system. In addition, GravityZone is fully integrated with VMware,
Citrix and Microsoft, and it offers unprecedented time and cost
savings due to its ability to offload scanning, and deduplicating and
centralizing functionality for physical and virtualized environments. 
"GravityZone represents a major shift in thinking about security
management for endpoints and delivers a turnkey solution like no
other on the market. Many companies turn to point so
lutions that
require too much care and maintenance. Competitive solutions
characteristically require long and cumbersome timeframes for
deployment and are not easily scalable," said Shaun Donaldson,
Director of Global Alliances, Bitdefender.   
"GravityZone delivers on the vision that enterprises need to
centralize and manage quickly without draining resources on
deployment and on-going maintenance. GravityZone was architected
based on our highly popular Gravity Architecture, developed by our
teams in 2010. We determined the innovation behind Gravity
Architecture would help enterprises manage and control all endpoints
in a single system, reduce the need for point solutions, resources
and time for deployment, and allow updates, changes, and policies to
propagate easily across the enterprise," added Donaldson.  
How architecture makes the difference  
The unique architecture of GravityZone allows the solution to scale
with ease and secure any number of systems. The turn-key deployment
is accomplished by simply importing a virtual appliance to run on any
virtualization platform. Integration with Microsoft Active Directory,
VMware vCenter, and Citrix XenServer reduces the effort of deploying
protection for physical and for virtual endpoints. Organizations have
the flexibility to deploy any or all of the three security services
within GravityZone: Security for Virtualized Environments, Security
for Endpoints, and Security for Mobile Devices. After the initial
deployment, adding new services requires only a quick activation in
the console. 
Detection technologies consistently ranked #1 in independent tests  
Using signature-based engines but also the proprietary B-HAVE and AVC
technologies, Bitdefender consistently ranks first in trials from
AV-Test, AV-Comparatives and Virus Bulletin. B-HAVE employs
heuristics in a virtual container (sandbox) to detect threats that
get past signature detection while AVC overcomes even sophisticated
detection avoidance techniques by monitoring processes for malicious
activity as long as they are active.  
GravityZone licensing is modular and flexible, and based on CPU or
VMs (virtualization) or protected endpoints (physical and mobile).  
Coming in May, 2013 - GravityZone-in-a-Box  
GravityZone appeals to customers of all sizes; GravityZone-in-a-Box
is an all-in-one virtual appliance that caters to organizations that
need instant protection that can span across physical, virtualized
and mobile endpoints from one console. GravityZone is designed to
provide architectural flexibility for organizations with complex
requirements, scaling very rapidly from hundreds to hundreds of
thousands of endpoints, all managed from one console.  
Citrix is a trademark of Citrix Systems, Inc in the United States and
other countries. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and other countries. VMware, VMware
vShield and VMware vShield Endpoint are registered trademarks and/or
trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other
jurisdictions. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are
property of their respective owners.  
About Bitdefender 
Bitdefender is a global security technology company that delivers
solutions in more than 200 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. For more information please visit
http://enterprise.bitdefender.com. 
To view the video associated with this press release, please visit
the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xL8eAEkWzxU.
Contacts:
Bitdefender
Kathryn Schwab
+1-613-858-4407
kschwab@bitdefender.com
 
 
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