ATLANTA, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., the provider of the StealthWatch System, the Best in NetFlow Analysis and the most widely used network behavior analysis (NBA) solution for unified visibility across physical and virtual networks, today announced that StealthWatch FlowSensor(TM) VE has passed VMware Ready virtual appliance package testing by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Partner Product Catalog (http://www.vmware.com/appliances/directory/229453). The FlowSensor VE is the free, low impact virtual appliance that exports NetFlow v9 and key application metrics to enable comprehensive visibility, performance monitoring and securing of virtual environments.
Passing VMware virtual appliance testing helps ensure that the StealthWatch FlowSensor VE is compatible with VMware technology and ready for deployment in customer environments. Once deployed on a VMware ESX host, the FlowSensor VE exports vital traffic statistics to the StealthWatch Xe for NetFlow collector appliance, or any NetFlow v9-capable collection technology, for critical analysis. When deployed in conjunction with the StealthWatch System, the FlowSensor VE maximizes the benefits associated with server virtualization, including gaining virtual network topological and location awareness, securing virtual networks, demonstrating compliance, controlling VM sprawl and tracking virtual machine movement.
"The StealthWatch FlowSensor VE provides enterprise visibility to help improve security and performance in the virtual environment, while preserving IT cost savings and minimizing complexity through ease of deployment as a VMware virtual appliance," said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware. "We are pleased that StealthWatch FlowSensor VE qualifies for the VMware Ready logo, signifying to customers that the features of the StealthWatch FlowSensor VE are now available in VMware-qualified virtual appliance."
"By achieving VMware Ready status, StealthWatch FlowSensor VE not only adheres to VMware's standards but also aligns Lancope's leadership in NetFlow analysis with VMware's virtual market leadership," said Harland LaVigne, president and CEO of Lancope. "Answering market demand for a high-performance solution that delivers virtual visibility without sacrificing performance or cost savings, Lancope excels in delivering unified visibility across physical and virtual environments."
The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding program for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware TAP program. With more than 1,000 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.
Lancope , Inc. is the leader in NetFlow Analysis and the provider of the StealthWatch System, the most widely used network behavior analysis (NBA) solution combines flow-based anomaly detection and network performance monitoring. Delivering unified visibility across physical and virtual networks, StealthWatch eliminates network blind spots and reduces total network and security management costs. StealthWatch streamlines security, network and virtual monitoring into one process, reduces time and resources, and eliminates the costs and complexity associated with non-integrated point products. Both OPSEC and Common Criteria-certified, StealthWatch received the Global Excellence Award in NBA for the past three consecutive years. Defending the networks of Global 2000 organizations, academic institutions and government entities, StealthWatch protects hundreds of enterprise customers worldwide, more than all direct competitors combined. Lancope also partners with fellow best-of-breed solution providers through its Technology Alliance Program, which includes Cisco Systems, Brocade, Blue Coat, VMware, IBM Tivoli, Check Point, TippingPoint, ArcSight and A10 Networks. Lancope is a privately held, venture-backed company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit www.lancope.com.