The Hillstone Networks Data Center Firewall is Trusted to Enhance Citrix Cloud Solutions
March 7, 2014—SUNNYVALE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Hillstone Networks today announced that its Data Center Firewall has been verified as Citrix Ready®. Hillstone Networks builds intelligent next-generation firewalls to protect against Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and zero-day attacks in the cloud era. The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify and recommend third-party solutions—such as the Hillstone platform—to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix. The Data Center Firewall completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix CloudPlatform™ powered by Apache CloudStack.
“By taking part in the Citrix Ready program, Hillstone Networks is simplifying the purchase selection process for their customers, while maintaining the highest quality user experience.”
Verification with the Citrix Ready program means that the Data Center Firewall has successfully passed a series of tests established by Citrix, ensuring customers’ confidence of a seamless integration between the two platforms. With Citrix CloudPlatform, the Hillstone Data Center Firewall can be deployed as a virtual firewall resource, managed and allocated on-demand for each data center tenant. Each tenant has independent management interfaces as well as resources, and can scale those resources dynamically.
This best-of-breed, combined platform ensures customers a tested and certified data center security solution that scales as business dictates. Customers can implement a private-hybrid cloud infrastructure with peace of mind, with the confidence that their IT assets are secure.
“Hillstone Networks Data Center Firewall offers customers a multi-tenant, elastic, virtual security solution for their infrastructure as a service clouds,” said Greg Fox, Director, Citrix Ready Program at Citrix. “By taking part in the Citrix Ready program, Hillstone Networks is simplifying the purchase selection process for their customers, while maintaining the highest quality user experience.”
“As a member of the Citrix Ready program, we are able to offer customers intelligent security solutions that combine our Data Center Firewall with Citrix CloudPlatform,” said LingLing Zhang, Vice President of Marketing at Hillstone Networks. “The offering clearly demonstrates our plans to work closely with trusted partners, like Citrix, in order to provide the highest quality solutions and experience for our customers.”
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About Citrix Ready
The Citrix Ready program identifies verified products that are trusted to enhance Citrix cloud solutions for mobility, virtualization, networking and cloud platforms. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third-party partners that have successfully met test criteria set by Citrix, and gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages industry-leading alliances to meet a wide variety customer needs, and currently incorporates more than 25,000 product verifications and thousands of products that have been confirmed to work in a production environment by the Citrix customer community. Learn more at www.citrix.com/ready.
About Hillstone Networks, Inc.
Hillstone Networks builds intelligent next-generation firewalls to protect against Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and zero-day attacks in the cloud era. Built from the ground up for today’s virtual and cloud-based data centers, Hillstone Networks’ fully distributed, intelligent next-generation firewall platform overcomes the performance and deployment limitations of legacy firewalls, providing granular visibility and control of network traffic, based on real-time behavioral anomaly detection and advanced data analytics. Established in 2006 by NetScreen, Cisco and Juniper executives, over 5,000 customers worldwide rely on our proven high-performance, network security solutions, including Fortune 500 companies, higher education, financial institutions and service providers. Hillstone Networks is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit www.hillstonenet.com
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