SCOTTS VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 20, 2012) - Catbird®, the best-in-class Virtualization Threat Management™ for virtual, cloud and physical networks, today announced that the company has entered into an agreement with Jefferson Radiology, P.C. to deploy Catbird vSecurity® 5.0 within their central data center, serving Jefferson Radiology's 11 regional imaging facilities. vSecurity will protect all virtualized corporate assets accessed by Jefferson's team of doctors, medical personnel, and administrators.
Jefferson Radiology, headquartered in Connecticut, is one of the largest radiology groups in the country, providing primary diagnostic reading services for many hospitals in the area from their centralized data center. Technological innovation is one of its core strengths and competitive advantages. Catbird vSecurity protects and secures Jefferson Radiology's state-of-the-art virtualized data centers, reduces costs, increases flexibility, and simplifies maintenance of compliance with regulatory standards, such as PCI and HIPAA.
"Healthcare organizations using VMware's virtual and cloud products to support patient healthcare information (PHI) recognize the need for virtualized security that can reliably control this new infrastructure and enforce HIPAA compliance," said Edmundo Costa, Catbird CEO. "vSecurity will allow Jefferson to work with patient information in its private cloud, with optimal security and compliance, providing flexible expansion of IT as the business continues to grow."
"Maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our patient information is critical to our mission," said Michael Quinn, CTO and Security Officer of Jefferson. "Catbird's strong partnership with VMware and integration with VMware® vShield™ App provides exactly the security automation and continuous compliance that we can rely on to protect our most critical assets. Catbird allows us to do this easily with both our virtualized and physical systems."
Catbird's award-winning vSecurity is the industry's first Virtualization Threat Management (VTM™) protection for hypervisors -- an "easy button" for automating comprehensive security and compliance controls within virtualized data centers. Fully leveraging virtualization's architectural elegance, Catbird vSecurity offers the broadest set of security controls for the hypervisor and the virtual network infrastructure, bringing cost-effective and reliable security protection for virtual systems of all sizes.
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About Catbird (www.catbird.com)
Catbird is the industry leader in comprehensive security and compliance for virtualized, cloud and physical environments, and a winner of four Best of Show Finalist Awards at VMworld 2010, 2009 and 2008, and SC Magazine's "Innovator of the Year 2011" for virtualization security. Via Catbird vSecurity and the "Catbird" virtual appliance, Catbird is the only company delivering best-practice security for Hypervisor, Guest VMs and Policy/Regulatory Security Compliance. As companies migrate mainstream servers and desktops to virtual environments, uncertainty over security and compliance can impact deployment plans. Catbird's protection eliminates these worries and keeps virtualization plans on track. Founded in 2000 by Internet pioneer Ron Lachman, the company's innovative technology protects tens of thousands of customer systems and networks who rely on Catbird and its partners to protect their valuable IT assets from external and internal threats. The private company is based in Silicon Valley.