ESET Virtual Security Achieves VMware Ready™ Status

01 Mar, 2016, 16:43 ET from ESET

SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, today announced that its ESET Virtual Security solution has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that ESET Virtual Security has undergone detailed test procedures and is supported on VMware vSphere® for production environments.

"When we set out to provide a security solution for our enterprise and small business customers that leverages cloud and virtualization software, it was important that we delivered not only robust protection for their virtual environments, but developed an offering that worked seamlessly with leading virtual computing technologies as well," said Darren Stordahl, vice president of marketing, ESET North America. "By achieving VMware Ready Status, ESET Virtual Security has demonstrated its effectiveness and compatibility with multiple versions of VMware vSphere and helps us meet this goal."

"We are pleased that ESET Virtual Security qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware interoperability standards and works effectively with VMware infrastructure, which can speed time to value within customer environments," said Howard Hall, senior director, Global Technology Partnering Organization, VMware.

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.

ESET Virtual Security can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

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