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FortyCloud Introduces Cloud-based Network Security Service Solution

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FortyCloud Introduces Cloud-based Network Security Service Solution

June 02, 2014
By Mandira Srivastava
TMCnet Contributor

With the proliferation of mobile devices, high-speed internet connections and data-intensive applications, the public, Internet-based cloud computing has become popular for organizations worldwide.  

FortyCloud, a company in network Security-as-a-Service for the cloud, has launched a network security-as-a-service for the cloud that breaks new ground by enabling companies to make their public cloud – private.

 The FortyCloud Solution isolates and interconnects cloud deployments using a distinct “overlay network.”

According to a 451 Research (News - Alert) report, there are a numerous issues that companies see in migrating to the cloud.

Amit Cohen, Co-Founder and CEO of FortyCloud said in a statement, “The FortyCloud Solution is an industry game-changer. We’ve taken the complexity out of the cloud security equation so that networking and security engineers, who are arguably non-security experts, can rapidly manage networking and security tasks across multi-cloud environments, with just a few simple clicks.”

The FortyCloud Solution provides comprehensive IT security elements AAA, a policy-based network firewall, encryption of data-in-transit, logs and audit trails.

FortyCloud Gateways serve as entry points for all back-end traffic into a secured cloud network, authenticating users using VPN technology and enforcing access control policies. 

These are optional software components installed on cloud servers (virtual or dedicated).  FortyCloud’s Admin Console and APIs are used to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot all security functions. The company’s products have abstracted complicated security tasks and automated them, delivering immense scaling capabilities.

With FortyCloud, companies not only improve cloud security, but also gain significant operational efficiencies through automated, end-to-end configuration.

FortyCloud’s innovative solution includes all of these security components into a single, integrated solution. It adds additional flexibility, allowing organizations to choose from a variety of cloud computing platforms and manage them all as one coherent enterprise network. 

Edited by Maurice Nagle

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