5nine has released version 5.1 of its Cloud Security for Hyper-V product. Cloud Security for Hyper-V is a solution which helps to ensure security and compliance for Hyper-V environments. This new version introduce several enhancements in detection, performance and traffic management reducing system performance bottlenecks. Among the highlights of the new version, there is also the release of 5nine Cloud Security System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) Plugin and the 5nine Cloud Security Azure Pack Extension Preview.
Windows Azure Pack, recently released and basically an evolution of the old Cloud Services Process (CSP) pack, is part of System Center Orchestrator built on top of Service Provider Foundation (SPF).
It provides an Azure like look and feel for System Center private cloud deployments and talks with System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM).
It also contains the Service Management Automation part of System Center, which is the new Orchestrator based on PowerShell workflows.
Version 5.1 provides the following new features:
- Real-Time, Agentless Antivirus & Malware Detection;
- Delivering Security as a Service with the new Azure Pack Extension;
- Integrated System Center VMM Management;
Symon Perriman, Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, 5nine Software, said:
The new version of 5nine Cloud Security offers a truly agentless solution that frees up valuable Hyper-V resources without increasing IT admin costs or reducing performance, in addition, we are enhancing the solution with a few exceptional features to deliver the greatest virtualization protection possible for the Microsoft Cloud Platform and Hyper-V virtual machines running Windows and Linux.