SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET®, a global pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, today announced the launch of ESET Virtualization Security, a VMware vShield™-based agentless, security solution that protects all virtual machines running on a network. The product is compatible with ESET Remote Administrator 6, ESET's web-based console, allowing direct drill-down capability to virtual machines for rapid task execution and endpoint security management.
ESET Virtualization Security is available in North America starting today. More information on the product can be found online by visiting http://www.eset.com/us/products/eset-virtualization-security/. Product demonstrations are also taking place this week at ESET's booth - #2033 - at RSA 2016 in the South Expo Hall.
"ESET Virtualization Security was developed to provide our business customers using the VMware vShield Endpoint platform the same high performing antimalware protection ESET is known for," said Jeff Chen, director of solutions marketing at ESET North America. "Moreover, ESET Virtualization Security is easy to manage from ESET Remote Administrator, which gives IT administrators a single pane of glass to manage both virtual and physical endpoint security from anywhere, anytime."
Organizations leveraging virtualization technology often experience sporadic performance issues known as AV storms when using traditional security solutions. This often leads them to hire multiple different vendors to protect their physical and virtual machines. Securing a virtual environment also typically requires dealing with complicated licensing rules that make it difficult to reconfigure a hybrid network.
ESET Virtual Security helps prevent potential AV storms and performance issues by automatically offloading all on-access and on-demand scanning tasks to a centralized scanner inside the ESET Virtualization Security appliance. The solution is available through a flexible licensing system, allowing users to transfer existing licenses when migrating from physical machines to virtual machines (VM) at no extra cost.
At the core of ESET Virtual Security is ESET's award-winning NOD 32® scanning engine. The technology is known for its low system demands and high speed, which combined leaves more resources available for important applications and processes. ESET Virtual Security is compatible with VMware vSphere® 5.0 + with installed VMware vCloud® Networking and Security™.
Since 1987, ESET® has been developing award-winning security software that now helps over 100 million users to Enjoy Safer Technology. Its broad security product portfolio covers all popular platforms and provides businesses and consumers around the world with the perfect balance of performance and proactive protection. The company has a global sales network covering 180 countries, and regional offices in Bratislava, San Diego, Singapore and Buenos Aires. For more information visit www.eset.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.