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Altor Networks, creator of the purpose-built virtual firewall, has announced that Altor VF 2.0 virtual firewall will debut VMworld Europe in Cannes this week; it will be showcased in the VMsafe section of the Hands-on Lab. VMworld Europe attendees are invited to preview the Altor VF 2.0 at the Hands-on Lab and participate in one of 16 simultaneous live demos of the virtual firewall. This is an opportunity to "sit in the driver's seat and test drive" Altor VF 2.0 and install, configure and deploy security policies in a virtual network. "We are excited to see VMware's partners bring to market new security solutions built using VMsafe technology," said Shekar Ayyar, Vice President, Infrastructure Alliances, VMware. "Altor VF is an excellent showcase for harnessing the potential of VMsafeTM to deliver a virtual firewall uniquely designed by leveraging the VMware platfor... (more)

Altor Networks Customer, CHS, to Speak at SANS Virtualization Summit

Altor Networks has announced that the Director of Security at CHS will share his experience at the SANS Institute “WhatWorks in Virtualization Security” summit to be held at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington D.C. on August 17 and 18. CHS is deploying the Altor VF virtual firewall in a mission-critical production environment to ensure compliance. CHS has developed an extensive, sophisticated IT structure with 130 servers to manage database intensive applications which support outsourced worksite health programs, national medical exams and medical readiness teams. Virtualization is... (more)

CHS Eliminates Blind Spots, Protects Virtual Infrastructure with Altor Networks

Redwood City, Calif-July 20, 2009-Altor Networks, provider of best-in-class virtualization and cloud security solutions, today announced that Comprehensive Health Services (CHS) is using the Altor VF virtual firewall in a mission-critical production environment to ensure compliance in their virtualized environment. Compliance with stringent data privacy laws governing healthcare, government and financial institutions are mandatory and specific to how information such as social security numbers and health information must be protected. "Safeguards that shield sensitive data and cr... (more)

Altor VF 3.0 Extends Juniper Networks STRM Series for Virtualized Servers

Redwood City, Calif — July 28, 2009 — Altor Networks, provider of best-in-class virtualization and cloud security solutions, today announced the integration of Altor VF 3.0 with Juniper Networks STRM Series Security Threat Response Managers to extend its powerful solution for correlation and threat management into virtualized server environments. "Physical firewall vendors need to offer solutions for protecting virtualized environments. Partnering with a virtualization security solution provider whose products are purpose-built to address the unique security challenges of the vi... (more)

Altor VF 2.0 Provides Defense-in-Depth Security to Virtualized Environments

Altor Networks, creator of the first purpose-built virtual firewall, today announced the availability of the Altor VF 2.0 virtual firewall which now provides additional defense-in-depth security to virtualized environments as well as tighter integration with VMware and a new customer-driven advanced reporting module.  "There are considerable security implications of virtualizing a physical environment," said Brett Waldman, IDC Research Analyst. "Security solutions today are trained to monitor traffic between servers, not within one, thus virtual infrastructures can create blind... (more)