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Hillstone Networks honored as “Cutting Edge” winner in the 4th Annual 2016 Cyber Defense Magazine Infosec Awards in Cloud Security Category

by | Mar 1, 2016

Company to be Recognize for Its Innovation During RSA Conference 2016

, a leading provider of network security solutions, today announced that Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine and media partner of the RSA® Conference 2016, has named Hillstone’s CloudHive solution the winner of the “Cutting Edge in Cloud Security award. The annual awards recognize innovation during the RSA conference. Hillstone Networks was selected as the “Cutting Edge in Cloud Security “ award winner by a panel of leading independent information security experts who conducted an extensive review and judging process over the course of several months.

“We’re thrilled to recognize next-generation innovation in the information security marketplace and that’s why Hillstone Networks has earned this award from Cyber Defense Magazine. Some of the best INFOSEC defenses come from these kinds of forward thinking players who think outside of the box,” said Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine.

Hillstone Networks was awarded for its innovative CloudHive solution that leverages micro-segmentation to protect networks beyond the perimeter down to every virtual machine in cloud deployments. Hillstone CloudHive provides visibility and protection to all virtual machines, as well as East-West traffic. It reduces risk and operational costs, and enables secure cloud services at scale.

“Cloud Security, or a lack thereof, continues to be a major concern for businesses already operating or thinking about operating in the cloud. CloudHive addresses these concerns by providing full visibility, control, and security across networks, down to the virtual machines, resulting in greater flexibility and more granular visibility into potential threats,” said Tim Liu, Hillstone Networks Chief Technology Officer. “We are honored to be recognized by Cyber Defense Magazine for our innovation and remain committed to helping enterprises conduct business safely and securely in the cloud.”

Hillstone Networks will be personally presented with its Cyber Defense Magazine award in Booth S1639 during RSA Conference 2016. Additionally, Hillstone will be featured along with other award-winners in the annual edition of Cyber Defense Magazine exclusively distributed at the RSA Conference.

For more information on on CloudHive, watch the demo here, or learn more about Hillstone Networks by visiting

About Hillstone Networks

Hillstone Networks offers a broad range of security solutions for enterprises and data center networks – whether physical, virtual, or in the cloud. Hillstone solutions provide continuous threat defense not only at traditional perimeters, but also to internal networks, down to each virtual machine. For physical environments, Hillstone’s innovative security platform combines Behavioral Intelligence with high-performance networking, enabling organizations to find and stop threats in minutes, not months. Hillstone offers a complete virtual firewall solution for perimeter protection in virtual environments; Hillstone uses micro-segmentation technology to protect East-West traffic in the cloud.

Established in 2006 by NetScreen, Cisco and Juniper executives, Hillstone Networks is relied on by more than 10,000 customers around the world, including Fortune 500 companies, higher education, financial institutions and service providers. Hillstone Networks’ US headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit

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