Connect, Integrate and Secure Cloud-based Applications with CohesiveFT’s Microsoft Azure Certified Application
TechEd Europe 2014, BARCELONA, SPAIN – 28 October 2014 – CohesiveFT, a cloud native networking and security company, today announced VNS3, their award-winning software-only cloud networking and security appliance, is now Microsoft Azure Certified and available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. With VNS3 cloud networking, Azure customers can connect, integrate and secure their cloud-based applications.
“Customers want control over network addressing and greater insight over topology management,” said CohesiveFT Global Director of Sales, Chris Purrington. “VNS3 being Microsoft Azure Certified means our shared customers can now be certain that they have the access and control needed to make their cloud resources compliant and secure.”
“CohesiveFT’s VNS3 provides advanced network security, routing, and VPN functionality for Azure,” said Garth Fort, General Manager of Enterprise Partners, Microsoft. “In addition to Azure’s security features, customers can use the VNS3 software solution to connect and isolate network traffic with end-to-end data in motion encryption.”
VNS3 offers customers enhanced network services on top of the Azure network including VLAN peering, encryption, firewall, multicast support and region peering. The cloud networking software provides layer 4-7 services using the Docker container system allowing customers to create their own “in mesh” application plugins. Common VNS3 use cases range from customers creating a simple VPN tunnel to building distributed cloud networks for SSL termination, middleware load balancing, intrusion/extrusion detection, and high availability.
Azure customers can easily find, purchase and deploy VNS3 Free or Lite Editions from the Azure Marketplace. Both editions are virtual appliances delivered as a virtual machine via the Azure Marketplace in a bring-your-own-license configuration. The certification also ensures technical compatibility for customers bringing their existing VNS3 licenses to run on Azure.
CohesiveFT is a cloud-native networking and security company. VNS3 is our network routing and security solution. Customers build cloud-powered products and services on top of the VNS3 virtual appliance. VNS3 lets enterprises extend their networks into public, private and hybrid clouds to provide connectivity, integration and security for their applications. To find out more, visit www.cohesiveft.com
In the last year alone, CohesiveFT and VNS3 won the 2014 EuroCloud Awards for Best Offering IaaS/PaaS, finalists in Chicago Innovation Awards, finalists in the 2014 Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards for Cloud Security Product of the Year and Vendor Reseller Channel Program of the Year, won 2014 Cloud World Series Best Security Solution Award, won 2014 DCS Awards for Datacentre ICT Networking Product of the Year, and won the 7th Global Security Challenge Summit pitch competition.
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By: Margaret Valtierra