Security threat protection extends across enterprise network

Global enterprises facing security concerns inherent in managing network reliant applications in an on premise, public or hybrid cloud environment can now rely on Verizon Virtual Network Services – Security with Check Point, the company said.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is the latest in a growing list of enterprise security companies to imbed their security offering within Verizon Virtual Network Services, joining Palo Alto, Fortinet, Juniper and Cisco. Verizon is creating the software-defined technology ecosystem which makes it easy for global enterprises to deploy and manage virtual networks which require flexible bandwidth and trusted security.

Virtual Network Services – Security with Check Point seamlessly extends threat prevention security across the virtual network and provides added visibility into virtual traffic to help protect against even the most sophisticated cyber-attacks. It is designed to protect traffic, assets, data and workloads hosted in corporate data centers, customer locations or virtually in the cloud, protecting traffic both inside and outside the enterprise perimeter. companies can help secure their physical network and cloud with the same policies, simplifying security management and accelerating the secure delivery of applications.

Virtual Network Services operates on a utility based contracting and billing model; providing network functions in an “as-a-service” fashion, without the associated devices or vendor lock-ins.

With Virtual Network Services, the complexity of implementing, managing and maintaining multi-vendor hardware and software solutions is simplified offering flexibility to change vendors and functionality as the needs of a business dictate. Verizon recently announced Hosted Network Services, enabling customers to deploy multiple functions, such as SD-WAN, security and WAN acceleration via Verizon´s software-defined global datacenters.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York City, has a diverse workforce of 163,400 and generated nearly USD 126 billion in 2016 revenues. Verizon operates America´s most reliable wireless network and the nation´s premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated solutions to businesses worldwide. Its Oath subsidiary houses more than 50 media and technology brands that engage about 1 billion people around the world.