LAS VEGAS, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Security leader ProtectWise announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Networking Competency status. This designation recognizes that ProtectWise provides pervasive visibility, automated threat detection and unlimited forensic exploration for workloads in the cloud to help customers adopt, develop and deploy networks on AWS. ProtectWise is a launch partner for the competency which was announced this week at AWS re:Invent 2017.
Achieving the AWS Networking Competency differentiates ProtectWise as an Advanced AWS Partner Network (APN) member that provides specialized demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success with specific focus on Network Visibility and Management. To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess deep AWS expertise and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS.
"As we extended our platform to AWS GovCloud, we needed a security solution we could automate and scale, and we needed to maintain visibility of our entire environment at all times," said Matt Willman, Principal Architect, Jive Software. "ProtectWise delivered on all of these needs — with The ProtectWise Grid we can see traffic across all of our availability zones simultaneously."
AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Partner Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.
"ProtectWise is proud to achieve AWS Networking Competency status," said Ramon Peypoch, ProtectWise Chief Product Officer. "Our team is focused on building security at scale, achieving data milestones made possible by the agility and breadth of AWS services."
Leveraging their knowledge of developing a solution for real-time and retrospective detection and analysis of threats on AWS, Gene Stevens, ProtectWise CTO, and ProtectWise Director of DevOps Robert Tarrall will speak in two sessions at AWS re:Invent 2017:
- In the Chalk Talk, "Tune and optimize Amazon Simple Storage Services (Amazon S3) and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) for your petabyte scale Solr and Cassandra workflows," Stevens and Tarrall will share lessons learned from building an architecture that handles more than 10 million transactions per second and petabytes of data at rest. Date and location: Tuesday, November 28 at 11:30 a.m., Venetian Hotel.
- In the breakout session, "Case Study: ProtectWise optimizes performance of Cassandra and Kafka workloads with Amazon EBS," Stevens and Tarrall will expand on lessons learned, with a particular focus on developing with Kafka and Cassandra. Date and location: Tuesday, November 28 at 2:30 p.m., Venetian Hotel.
ProtectWise™ provides automated network detection and response across time for any network. Delivering security entirely from the cloud, The ProtectWise Grid™ captures full-fidelity network traffic from enterprise, cloud and industrial environments, to create a lasting network memory. The security platform provides real time and retrospective alerting and analysis in a rich, innovative visualizer. By harnessing the cloud, The ProtectWise Grid delivers unique advantages over current network security products, including the industry's only automated retrospection and the ease and cost-savings of an on-demand deployment model.
Founded in April 2013, ProtectWise is based in Denver and led by a team of security and SaaS industry veterans from McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Symantec. The company launched the Immersive SecuritySM movement in 2017 to build a new path forward for the security industry. ProtectWise has raised more than $70 million in funding. For more information, visit www.protectwise.com.