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Another award for Cisco’s VSG virtual firewall


November 23, 2011 - 0 Comments

virtualizationsecuritygroup.ru award logoCisco’s Virtual Security Gateway (VSG) firewall has been awarded the 2011 Readers Choice Award for best virtualization security product by a Russian professional organization, virtualizationsecuritygroup.ru.  VSG beat out similar virtual security products from HP, IBM, McAfee and Symantec.

According to the group’s web site:

Подведены итоги первого Конкурса продуктов, организованного некоммерческим объединением специалистов Virtualization Security Group Russia и порталом VirtualizationSecurityGroup.Ru. В Конкурсе приняли участие продукты для защиты виртуальных инфраструктур компаний Cisco, HP, Trend Micro, «Код Безопасности», McAfee, IBM, Symantec. Также вне Конкурса были представлены продукты компаний ОКБ САПР, Stonesoft.

В номинации «Выбор читателей» победу одержал продукт Cisco Virtual Security Gateway, получивший наибольшее количество голосов в открытом голосовании портала VirtualizationSecurityGroup.Ru.

Rough Translation:

This is the summary of the first Competition of products organized by the non-profit association of experts, Virtualization Security Group Russia and its portal VirtualizationSecurityGroup.ru. The products that have taken part in the competition for protection of virtual infrastructures of companies include Cisco, HP, Trend Micro, « the Code of the Security », McAfee, IBM, and Symantec. Also products from companies OKB SAPR, Stonesoft have been presented.

In the nomination category « the Choice of readers », a victory was gained by the Cisco Virtual Security Gateway product, which has received the greatest quantity of voices in voting by show of hands on the  portal VirtualizationSecurityGroup.ru.

Customers and experts in Russia are realizing the strong capabilities within VSG to not only protect virtual workloads and easily account for application mobility, but the ability to build sophisticated firewall policies based on the attributes of the virtual machine. This allows organizations to create trust zones for classes of applications, by tenant name/owner, by user group, for virtual desktops, by OS, etc., that align with real world policy requirements. Congratulations to VSG and to Cisco’s Server Access Virtualization Business Unit!

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