Symantec Enables Security, Storage Management on Amazon Web Services

Symantec Endpoint Protection, Veritas Storage Foundation provide complimentary security and storage management on Amazon EC2

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Symantec Endpoint Protection, Veritas Storage Foundation provide complimentary security and storage management on Amazon EC2

Symantec Corp. is now offering its security and enterprise-class storage management solutions -- Symantec Endpoint Protection and Veritas Storage Foundation Basic -- through the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Businesses can leverage the Symantec solutions to add additional protection to their Windows servers in the cloud with comprehensive threat prevention and manage their cloud storage online with a single toolset that delivers reliability, scalability, and high performance.

Amazon EC2 users now have access to key protection technologies provided by Symantec Endpoint Protection, which combines Symantec AntiVirus with advanced threat prevention to deliver defense against malicious attacks such as viruses, worms, spyware, Trojans, zero-day threats, and rootkits. Symantec Endpoint Protection helps ensure information remains safe and business assets are protected wherever that information resides.

Amazon EC2 users also now have access to advanced online storage management capabilities provided by Veritas Storage Foundation Basic from Symantec, allowing them to manage multiple hosts from a central interface and optimize storage performance and availability online. Storage Foundation enables non-disruptive storage operations through GUI-based management and online configuration with dynamic disks.

Symantec Endpoint Protection and Veritas Storage Foundation Basic are available now in the form of custom Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) that allow customers to run Symantec provided instances on Amazon EC2 on a pay-as-you-go, hourly basis.

For more information, visit www.symantec.com/cloud.