FortyCloud today announced a partnership with IBM that brings the power of its network Security-as-a-Service to the IBM Cloud marketplace. Starting today, IBM’s clients can use FortyCloud’s software to benefit from a variety of security services including firewall, VPN, encryption, monitoring and auditing as a Cloud Service. FortyCloud delivers an industry-leading comprehensive Software Defined Security solution for cloud infrastructure deployments.
The IBM Cloud marketplace offers client’s access to more than 100 SaaS applications, IBM's Bluemix™ platform-as-a-service with its suite of composable services, the powerful SoftLayer infrastructure-as-a-service and IBM's rich intellectual capital and deep industry expertise. This single online destination with a suite of cloud services delivers a new buying experience for clients that enables line of business professionals to deploy new services faster; allows developers to build them with greater speed; and offers IT departments more creative, efficient and lower-cost ways to deliver these services.
“Concern about security is often the main sticking point when moving to the cloud,” said Amit Cohen, Co-Founder and CEO of FortyCloud. “By partnering with IBM Cloud, we’re accelerating the ability for their customers to enter and expand their cloud presence, securely.”
FortyCloud's innovative solution for IaaS integrates Software Defined Networking (SDN) technology with a comprehensive set of security tools, including AAA, encryption, policy-based firewall, logs and alerts. All these elements are packaged together and are delivered in a SaaS model. FortyCloud allows its customers to automate cloud security configurations to achieve maximum scalability. This HIPAA compliant solution assists the Healthcare industry with a full set of security safeguards to secure sensitive medical data in transit to and from the cloud.