Vyatta Secures Public Cloud Infrastructure for Data Dimensions
Vyatta Network OS Powers Virtual Firewall and VPN Services for ddCloud Hosting Environment
Sep 07, 2011, 09:37 ET
BELMONT, Calif., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vyatta, the leader in software-based networking for physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures, today announced that Vyatta Network OS virtual machines has been selected by Data Dimensions, a leading provider of business process outsourcing and information technology, to secure its enterprise-level hosting environment, ddCloud.
"With the virtual network security solution delivered by Vyatta, we are able to protect our customers' data on the hypervisor instead of with costly hardware appliances," said Mike Heller, vice president of IT at Data Dimensions. "Vyatta's ability to deliver complete network functionality in an optimized virtual machine has enabled us to reduce our capex and scale our service offerings, resulting in better service from us and better pricing for our customers."
In order to deliver on the business benefits of cloud computing, Vyatta has evolved the networking layer to easily be deployed as an application in the cloud. Vyatta's unique approach to delivering core routing and network security as software and virtual machines simplifies enterprise migration to the cloud by enabling complete replication of the security and traffic management policies.
Data Dimensions deploys Vyatta virtual machines on a VMware ESX hypervisor to isolate customer data within their cloud environment and provide secure remote access for customers to manage their cloud applications. Offering cloud-based network security that leverages Vyatta's stateful firewall and point-to-point IPSec VPN provides a cost-effective, yet powerful add-on service to the ddCloud environment.
"Only Vyatta provides a complete, enterprise-class security solution set that can be provisioned, licensed, billed and scaled on-demand, truly presenting the network as an application," said Sheen Khoury, SVP of sales and field operations at Vyatta. "Like Data Dimensions, hosting providers are making the move to virtual environments because of the flexibility and cost benefits provided; Vyatta compounds those benefits as the industry leader in enabling the virtualization of the network as well."
Vyatta is disrupting the networking industry by delivering a software-based network operating system that is portable to standard x86 hardware as well as common virtualization and cloud computing platforms. Vyatta software provides a complete enterprise-class routing and security suite capable of uniquely addressing the next-generation infrastructure requirements of flexibility, on-demand delivery and platform independence. Thousands of physical and virtual infrastructures around the world, from small enterprise to Fortune 500 customers, are connected and protected by Vyatta. For more information, please visit http://www.vyatta.com. Read Vyatta CEO Kelly Herrell's Blog "Opening the Networking Industry" and follow Vyatta on Twitter: @Vyatta.
About Data Dimensions
Since 1982, Data Dimensions has been helping clients better manage business processes and workflows by bridging the gap of automation, technology, and physical capabilities. As an innovative leader in the area of information technology and business process outsourcing (BPO), we provide a complete range of services, including document and data conversion services; electronic content management (ECM) suite, and ddCloud suite of services that delivers infrastructure or service that enables clients to leverage cloud computing and managed hosting through its Tier III data center facility. For more information, please visit http://www.datadimensions.com; email [email protected]; or call (800) 782-2907.
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