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CohesiveFT Unveils VNS3 3.5 With Docker Technology for the Co-Creation of Customizable, Flexible Cloud Network Platforms
Virtualize Network Functions and Build Hybrid Clouds With Private Alpha Release
|By Marketwired .
|April 29, 2014 11:01 AM EDT
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/14 -- CohesiveFT today announced the general availability of VNS3 version 3.5 with Docker integration. Since 2008, VNS3 has delivered over 83,000 network device hours to over 700 customer deployments. Now, VNS3 3.5 provides customizable cloud networks with Docker containers built in. VNS3 users can tailor virtual networking functionality to specific use cases when extending corporate and data center networks to public, private, and hybrid clouds.
VNS3 3.5 delivers a new way for partners and customers to collaborate on the creation of custom network functions using Nginx, Snort, HAproxy, Varnish, and more. Customers can now combine cloud network functions, eliminating extra runtime fees, and bring network control inside secure overlay networks.
The updated VNS3 version 3.5 also allows customers to:
- Use client-side routing agents to automatically manage network setups. Network teams will no longer have to manually check the network setup, saving time and resources.
- Seamlessly integrate with Trend Micro enterprise products including OfficeScan, InterScan Web Security, InterScan Web Security as a Service, InterScan Messaging Security, and Deep Security.
- Manage role-based security features to ensure identity access and security across network, location, and role.
- Release notes: find out more about the technology behind the VNS3 3.5 update at www.cohesiveft.com/support/vns3-release-notes
CohesiveFT customers have been driving the technical updates with VNS3 in real world use cases including the Docker features, a client-side routing agent, and the Trend Micro integration. "With version 3.5, we are now able to connect our networks and integrate with our existing network management tools, such as Trend Micro," wrote Pega Cloud Director of Business Development Sashi Desikan.
VNS3 3.5 is already running production environments following the January 2014 private alpha release to qualified customers.
VNS3 3.5 is available in the Amazon Marketplace and the HP Public Cloud Marketplace. VNS3 is available in the following public clouds: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services EC2, Amazon Web Services VPC, Google Compute Engine (GCE), HP Cloud Services (HPCS), IBM SoftLayer, Terremark vCloud Express, ElasticHosts, CloudSigma, Flexiant, Rackspace, InterRoute, and Abiquo. VNS3 in avilable in the following private clouds: Openstack, Flexiant, Eucalyptus, Abiquo, and virtual Infrastructure environments VMware (all formats), Citrix, Xen, and KVM.
Contact CohesiveFT for access.
VNS3 editions are has a self-service free edition for most public clouds. Paid versions include Lite for data centers or cloud-only editions, SME edition, and Enterprise editions. For more pricing details, visit: http://www.cohesiveft.com/vns3/
VNS3 helps enterprises extend corporate and data center networks to public, private, and hybrid cloud. VNS3 customers have successfully co-created nearly 5,000 secure and interoperable solutions that work in and across clouds. CohesiveFT and VNS3 help over 700 enterprise customers become cloud-powered businesses. Successful use cases include meeting compliance requirements, attesting to data security, and controlling and managing deployments after implementation.
VNS3 is an overlay networking device that allows users to control addressing, topology, protocols and encrypted communications for business applications in any cloud environment. Enterprise users can run applications and manage cloud-based servers as if they are running in an on-premise data center. VNS3 adds secure, encrypted VPN connections to extend customer networks to any cloud. CohesiveFT customers use VNS3 to create hybrid clouds, with distributed networks across multiple public and private clouds.
CohesiveFT is the original cloud networking company. We have been helping enterprise organizations run production systems in the cloud since 2008. With VNS3, our network routing and security solution customers can extend networks to create hybrid clouds. VNS3 delivers Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) anywhere customers don't control and manage hardware.
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