Just a week after releasing a free version of their security product for Microsoft Hyper-V called Security for Microsoft Hyper-V with built in Security and Compliance scanner, 5nine released version 3.7 of their Security Standard product. Security Standard provides an agentless anti-virus and anti-malware protection solutions for Hyper-V hosts and VMs running on top of Hyper-V. Version 3.7 adds an Active Protection feature allowing for monitoring and protecting files, virtual disks and memory of VMs and hosts in real time. For this to work an Agent, called the VM Active Protection Agent must be installed though. Customers can choose between VIPRE or Sophos as their anti-malware engines.
Besides Standard, 5nine also has an Datacenter edition which provides a Virtual Firewall running in the kernel and is also available as a plugin to Microsoft’s System Center Virtual Machine Manager, more information about all editions can be found in this product comparison.