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Kaspersky Protects VMware Virtualization Platform

Says its new light agent technology is its first ever security solution optimized specifically for VMware customers

At the Vmware Partner Exchange Program held at Hotel Eros in Nehru place today, Kaspersky Lab announced its latest virtualization security solution, which delivers advanced protection to the VMware virtualization platform.
This new offering will compliment Kaspersky Lab’s industry-leading agentless virtualization security solution for VMware vSphere users, which will continue to be offered as Kaspersky Security for Virtualization | Agentless announced the press release.

The new light agent technology is Kaspersky Lab’s first ever security solution optimized specifically for VMware customers, and will provide VMware customers with a choice of agentless or light-agent protection. The protection and performance benefits of Kaspersky Lab’s light agent solution offer the “best of both worlds” over existing agentless and agent-based virtualization security models.

Quick Facts

Kaspersky Security for Virtualization | Light Agent is Kaspersky Lab’s first solution specifically designed for VMware virtualization platforms

Both the new Light Agent and existing Agentless solutions will be offered to customers through a single purchased license of the Kaspersky Security for Virtualization product

Kaspersky Lab’s new Light Agent solution brings extra security features, including application controls and web usage policy enforcement, to virtualization environments

The Kaspersky Security for Virtualization product will be offered in flexible license packages, making it easier for growing businesses to secure future deployments

“Driven by the research of our security experts, we’re on a mission to educate businesses about virtualization security risks, and provide them with options for protecting their network,” said Nikolay Grebennikov, Chief Technology Officer, Kaspersky Lab. “There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution for any network, so by offering a combination of virtualization security options for the three largest virtual platforms in the world, Kaspersky Lab is ensuring our customers stay protected while getting the most from their virtualization investment.”

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