igxglobal Adds Altor Network's Market-Leading Software to its Cloud Security Portfolio

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igxglobal joins forces with Altor to provide its market-leading software.

“Altor gives us the technology that enables our customers to securely virtualize their environments. igxglobal provides the skills and services that helps our customers get the most out of their investments,” said Media Landry.

igXglobal, a leading information technology integrator of performance and security based IT solutions, today announces that it has enhanced its cloud security product and service offerings with software from Altor Networks, the leading innovator and solution provider of virtualization and cloud protection. With the addition of Altor’s platform, igxglobal is able to offer its broad base of enterprise and government customers with the visibility, control and compliance they need for their virtualized data centers and private clouds.

igxglobal selected Altor based on the company’s comprehensive solution and established dominance in virtual security innovation. Named the “Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2010,” Altor provides layers of security for virtualized environments, including continuous monitoring, stateful firewalling, intrusion detection, VM introspection, compliance assessment and automated virtual machine (VM) security. This powerful feature set delivers the highest levels of security and cloud resource isolation possible in a high - performance VMware VMsafe-certified package.

“igxglobal has distinguished itself by providing the solutions and expertise their clients need in order to streamline operations and fortify their security initiatives,” said Media Landry, Vice President of Sales and Partner Relations for igxglobal North America. “Altor gives us the technology that enables our customers to securely virtualize their environments. igxglobal provides the skills and services that helps our customers get the most out of their investments.”

The number of organizations that have virtualized their data centers and implemented private clouds are experiencing double-digit growth – therefore more critical workloads are taking the form of virtual machines. Altor ensures that each VM and VM group remains isolated from its neighbors with a continuously applied security policy that ensures proper access and compliance state.

“From our experience with customers, they want to virtualize sooner rather than later, however security concerns are the main roadblock to the efficiency gains and cost savings offered by virtualization platforms,” said Neil Stratz, Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Altor. “With Altor v4.0, igxglobal offers its customers the most in depth view of their virtualized environment and the highest protection. igxglobal’s expertise in implementing and optimizing virtualized data centers is what our customers are looking for in a provider of comprehensive and secure cloud-computing solutions.”

About igxglobal

igxglobal Inc. and igxglobal UK Ltd. are providers of security and network products and services. Working independently, or alongside our key technology partners, igxglobal brings a wealth of experience to the table from a range of engagements. Whether you are a service provider, enterprise or small business, igxglobal can become your technology partner of choice. At igxglobal we are confirmed to helping all of our customers design, operate and assure their networks with greater flexibility, security, efficiency and scalability. For more information about igxglobal’s cloud security offerings please call 888-393-4449 or visit http://www.igxglobal.com.

About Altor Networks

Altor Networks is the leading innovator and provider of security for virtual data centers and clouds. The company developed the world’s first firewall purpose-built for virtual networks. Now in its fourth release, Altor’s hypervisor-based software is a comprehensive security package featuring integrated intrusion detection (IDS), VM Introspection, security automation and compliance assessment. Recently named the RSA’s Conference Innovator    of the Year and a Gartner Cool Vendor, Altor’s virtualization security solutions are currently protecting some of the world’s most demanding virtual environments including those of media giant Nielsen Corporation and the US Army’s Human Resource Command. Founded in 2007 by security and networking experts from Check Point Software, Cisco and Oracle, Altor Networks is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. For more information, please visit us at http://www.altornetworks.com.

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