Vormetric Launches Cloud Data Firewall on Amazon Web Services
SAN JOSE, California, Sept. 10, 2013
- New offering delivers scalable cloud security for AWS customers
SAN JOSE, California, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vormetric, a leader in
enterprise data security for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today
announced the Vormetric Data Firewall™ for Amazon Web Services (AWS). With
this new cloud security offering, customers have access to a fully virtualized
solution that works seamlessly within AWS to enhance data security and deliver
security intelligence for leading enterprises and SaaS providers. Also
available for the first time in the AWS Marketplace, the solution enables
organizations to meet strict compliance requirements and protect sensitive
data within AWS implementations. 30 day free trial and paid versions are
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"The security of our customers' data is our top priority," said Terry Wise,
Director, Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, Amazon Web Services. "We work closely
with security partners like Vormetric to provide customers of all sizes
enhanced security solutions that complement our existing AWS security
features. The Vormetric Data Firewall allows customers to extend proven
security practices to their cloud deployments and we are pleased to see it
also made available in the AWS Marketplace."
The Vormetric Data Firewall for AWS enables customers to take advantage of the
scale and operational benefits of AWS while using data-centric security to
safeguard their sensitive data. The solution features a Vormetric Data
Security Manager (DSM) as a hardened virtual appliance delivered as an Amazon
Machine Image (AMI) and data protection for up to 5 AWS-based servers.
"Our customers are eager to move to the cloud and protecting their data is a
foremost concern," said Jim Walker, Global Head of Pega Cloud Operations and
Security. "With Vormetric's Data Firewall™ technology for protecting
deployments within AWS, our clients can be confident in the security of our
services when it comes to protecting their high-value data."
The Vormetric Data Firewall on AWS provides users strong, layered security for
data wherever it resides within AWS environments – delivering:
*Encryption and Key Management – strong, centrally managed, encryption and
key management that enables compliance and is transparent to processes,
applications and users.
*Access Policies and Privileged User Controls – that restrict access to
encrypted data –ensuring that data is decrypted only for authorized users
and processes, and allowing privileged users to perform their jobs without
access to protected information.
*Security Intelligence – logs that capture all access attempts to protected
data, providing high value security intelligence information that can be
used with a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution.
*Automation – For fast rollouts and integration with existing
infrastructure, both web and command line level APIs provide access to the
Vormetric Data Security environment for policy management, deployment and
"Our goal is to offer organizations of all types the most innovative and
easy-to-use data security technology whenever and wherever needed," said Alan
Kessler, CEO of Vormetric. "Before today, customers who wanted the protection
supplied by Vormetric's Data Security technology in AWS environments faced
multiple challenges in integrating their enterprise and AWS resources. This
new offering is making it easier than ever before to make Vormetric Data
Security part of AWS implementations - giving enterprises and SaaS providers
quick, easy access to the very best data security solutions, all within AWS."
Available September 13th
*Amazon Web Services users can sign up for a free 30-day trial with data
protection for up to 3 AWS-based servers and a Vormetric Data Security
Manager – Standard AWS usage fees apply.
*Customers may purchase the full solution via the Amazon Web Service
Marketplace with hourly pricing. Production versions support up to 5
*The solution is also available for use through a Bring Your Own License
(BYOL) model with support for larger numbers of servers.
Vormetric (@Vormetric) is the industry leader in data security solutions that
span physical, virtual and cloud environments. Data is the new currency and
Vormetric helps over 1200 customers, including 17 of the Fortune 25 and many
of the world's most security conscious government organizations, to meet
compliance requirements and protect what matters — their sensitive data — from
both internal and external threats. The company's scalable solution suite
protects any file, any database and any application — anywhere it resides —
with a high performance, market-leading data firewall that incorporates
application transparent encryption, privileged user access controls,
automation and security intelligence.
Vormetric is a trademark of Vormetric, Inc. All other names mentioned are
trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.
Contact: Vormetric USA, Devin Davis, Sterling Communications, +1(408)
884-5162, email@example.com, or Vormetric UK/EMEA, Jonathan Mathias /
Kasia Murphy, Johnson King, +44 (0)20 7401 7968,
VormetricTeam@johnsonking.co.uk, or Vormetric South Korea, Mina JeongM&K PR,
+82 2 566-8898, firstname.lastname@example.org
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