August 21, 2013, Beverly, MA, USA – 5nine Software the premier vendor for host-based security and management solutions for Hyper-V has today announced the availability of Free Agentless Security for Hyper-V with a Security and Compliance Scanner BETA for Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, Windows 8 and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012.
Free 5nine Security for Hyper-V delivers multi-layered agentless security protection for Hyper-V hosts and virtual machines. Protecting the machines against malware by including a security and compliance scanner, anti-virus and a virtual firewall. It all ships in a FREE license that includes the security vulnerability scanner and agentless protection together with daily anti-virus signatures updates.
"We are very proud to be the first company to deliver a Free Agentless Security solution to all Hyper-V adopters worldwide. With Free 5nine Security users can measure the level of protection of their Hyper-V hosts and easily secure their virtualization environment,” says Dr. Konstantin Malkov, CTO of 5nine Software.
Once installed, the 5nine Security Free delivers an extensive security scan of each Hyper-V host and virtual machine to determine the level of VMs firewalling, intrusion detection capabilities, performance metrics and anti-virus protection status. If some of the security layers are not present the product will offer to install a Free 5nine Security license to provide the minimum-security level required to achieve proper protection.
The 5nine Security for Hyper-V Free with Security & Compliance Scanner runs on Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, Windows 8/8.1, as well as Hyper-V Server 2012/R2.
5nine Security for Hyper-V Free with Security & Compliance Scanner can be downloaded here: http://www.5nine.com/5nine-hyper-v-security-free-and-scanner.aspx
A complete overview of the 5nine Security for Hyper-V products is available here: http://www.5nine.com/Comparison.aspx