Kaspersky Lab today announced that Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Server Enterprise Edition has achieved VMware Ready-vCloud Air™ status. This designation indicates that Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Server Enterprise Edition has undergone technical validation within vCloud Air environment, and is supported on VMware vCloud Air®.“We are pleased that Kaspersky Lab has joined the vCloud Air ISV Program and has achieved VMware Ready- vCloud Air certification. Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Server Enterprise Edition qualifies for the VMware Ready – vCloud Air logo, signifying to customers that it works seamlessly within VMware vCloud Air, and can be deployed in production with confidence,” said Sanjay Katyal, vice president, Global Technology Partners, VMware.
Additionally, Kaspersky Lab is a member of the access tier of the vCloud Air ISV program and is listed on the VMware Solution Exchange.
Customers who want to extend workloads to the cloud are faced with a much larger attack surface for web-born IT threats, and require premium protection to keep cybercriminals from penetrating the virtual and physical endpoints of their business.
Nikita Shvetsov, Chief Technology Officer, Kaspersky Lab, commented: “We’re extremely pleased to see Kaspersky Lab’s security solution has achieved VMware Ready status for businesses using vCloud Air. Hybrid cloud solutions can present an array of security challenges as critical businesses data is shared between on-premises servers and cloud data centers. Our mutual customers and partners can be assured of the premium protection and performance they have come to expect from our solutions, and Kaspersky Lab will continue growing our award-winning portfolio of security solutions for virtual environments.”
The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.