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Stonesoft’s Next Generation Firewall solution launches on the Interoute CloudStore

Enterprise-grade security, scalability and manageability with Interoute’s Virtual Data Centre and its pan-European Network built in 

London, 21.05.2013. Stonesoft, a leading provider of integrated network security solutions, has announced the launch of its Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) solution on the Interoute CloudStore appliance marketplace. Stonesoft’s NGFW solution works on Interoute’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) based Virtual Data Centre, giving businesses affordable and easy access to enterprise-grade security for their hosted applications and services.

Interoute’s Virtual Data Centre can be scaled much faster than traditional physical platforms and has the flexibility to be provisioned as either a private or public cloud. The Interoute CloudStore provides an online marketplace for enterprises to buy applications that have been tested and approved to work on Interoute’s Virtual Data Centre. This gives companies the ability to provision and control computing and storage infrastructure on demand, using a Pay-as-You-Go model. Additionally, users can select the city they want their data to be hosted and stored in, which helps companies comply with stringent European data protection regulations. They can also transfer data and appliances between Virtual Data Centres for free in five different countries, using Interoute’s network.

Ash Patel, regional director, Stonesoft, commented: “We are delighted to be a chosen firewall and IPS security partner for Interoute and are pleased to be launching our Next Generation Firewall solution on Interoute’s Virtual Data Centre.  The solution will offer today’s enterprises unmatched levels of security, availability and manageability, as well as provide customers with the scale and flexibility they require in order to deliver their own services in an efficient manner. We look forward to building a long term successful partnership with Interoute.”

Matthew Finnie, CTO of Interoute, added: “Protecting your organisation from cyber threats has become crucial to the successful running of everyday business. By combining Stonesoft’s Next Generation Firewall with Interoute Virtual Data Centre, available on Interoute CloudStore, we are making this sophisticated security software easy to provision on demand and incredibly fast to implement.”

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About Stonesoft Corporation

Stonesoft Corporation (NASDAQ OMX: SFT1V) delivers software based, dynamic, customer-driven cyber security solutions that secure information flow and simplify security management. Stonesoft serves private and public sector organizations that require high availability, ease-of-management, compliance, dynamic security, protection of critical digital assets, and business continuity against today’s rapidly evolving cyber threats. Stonesoft leads research into advanced cyber threats and the advanced evasion techniques (AETs) used in stealth, targeted cyber attacks.

The company’s product portfolio is based on one unified Security Engine software platform that is the power behind Stonesoft’s next generation firewalls, intrusion and evasion prevention systems, and SSL VPN solutions. The Security Engine back-end is augmented by the Stonesoft Management Center front-end, which enables efficient management of entire networks and brings excellent situational awareness and operational cost savings.

Stonesoft’s customer base covers more than 6,500 mid and large-sized organizations across various industries and geographical markets. Stonesoft has the highest customer retention rate in the industry due to low TCO, a flexible licensing model, and overall customer service excellence. Founded in 1990, the company’s track record is well recognized and visionary by certifiers, industry analysts and demanding customers. Stonesoft is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. For more information, visit www.stonesoft.com.

About Interoute
 

Interoute Communications Ltd is the owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, which encompasses over 60,000 km of lit fibre, 10 hosting data centres and 31 collocation centres, with connections to 140 additional third-party data centres across Europe. Its full-service Unified ICT platform serves international enterprises, as well as every major European telecommunications incumbent and the major operators of North America, East and South Asia, governments and universities. These organisations find Interoute the ideal partner for computing, connectivity and communications and developing new services. Its Unified ICT strategy has proved attractive to enterprises looking for a scalable, secure and unconstrained platform on which they can build their voicevideocomputing and data services, as well as service providers in need of high capacity international data transit and infrastructure. With established operations throughout mainland Europe, North America and Dubai, Interoute also owns and operates dense city networks throughout Europe's major business centres. www.interoute.com

Press Contact Details

Rajinder Kaur Khakh/Chris Cowan

Harvard PR

0207 861 2800

stonesoft@harvard.co.uk

Interoute PR contacts:                                                                                                                           

Ruth Jones

Speed Communications

+44 (0) 20 7842 3200

interoute@speedcommunications.com