SafeNet ProtectV™ Achieves VMware Ready™ Status

SYDNEY, Aust. – August 28, 2012 – SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in data protection, today announced that its ProtectV cloud security solution has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that, after a detailed validation process, Protect V (1.0.1) has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement, and can be found on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

Sangeeta Anand, general manager and corporate vice president, data protection business unit, SafeNet, Inc.: “The security of mission-critical application data in shared multi-tenant clouds or virtual machines is a concern for companies that want to virtualise or move these production applications to the cloud. SafeNet solves this problem with the introduction of ProtectV, a comprehensive virtual machine and cloud data security solution. By using ProtectV with VMware vCenter™ (4.1x) and VMware vShield™, customers can protect high-value data by combining access control and crypto-production at scale. Now customers can move their mission-critical applications to private, public, or hybrid clouds while retaining full ownership and control over their high-value data.”

“We are pleased that SafeNet qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware integration and interoperability standards, and works effectively with VMware cloud infrastructure, which will speed time to value within customer environments,” said Sheryl Sage, director, Alliance Programs, VMware.

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realise cost savings over custom-built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.

SafeNet can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

About SafeNet Inc.
Founded in 1983, SafeNet, Inc. is one of the largest information security companies in the world, and is trusted to protect the most sensitive data for market-leading organisations around the globe. SafeNet’s data-centric approach focuses on the protection of high-value information throughout its lifecycle, from the data centre to the cloud. More than 25,000 customers across commercial enterprises and government agencies trust SafeNet to protect and control access to sensitive data, manage risk, ensure compliance , and secure virtual and cloud environment.

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