SAN FRANCISCO (RSA) — April 21, 2009 — Building on the recent launch of its Cloud Compute solution, Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS), a global leader in outsourced managed computing and network infrastructure for IT applications, today announced a new addition to its flagship Cloud Compute and Virtualized Utility Compute offerings - the Savvis Managed Web Application Firewall (WAF) Service.
“As security vulnerabilities and threats proliferate, organizations are increasingly looking for innovative security solutions that will enable them to adapt to new emerging technology solutions and protect their online applications to prevent data loss and help them meet their regulatory requirements,” said Irida Xheneti, Security Services Research Analyst at IDC.
“In today’s evolving business landscape and changing economic environment, enterprise customers are increasingly looking for new ways to optimize their IT infrastructure spend,” said Chris Richter, Vice President of Security Services for Savvis. “Cloud computing solutions offer some very compelling cost benefits and are paving the way for an entirely new generation of data centers, but companies also demand solutions for keeping their data secure. The Managed WAF Service is a significant addition to our portfolio of security offerings for our cloud computing platform. ”
Savvis WAF service details
Savvis’ Web Application Firewall Service leverages Imperva’s© leading SecureSphere© technology. Designed to help organizations protect sensitive financial, human resources and customer credit card data from application-based attacks, the service can:
About Savvis Cloud Compute
Savvis Cloud Compute is a new virtual data center hosting and private cloud computing solution providing enterprises with an opportunity to minimize costs and increase business efficiencies without sacrificing security or performance. With an advanced customer portal, Savvis Cloud Compute gives customers the ability to purchase fractional compute resources on demand by the “instance” for a “right-sized computing” fit with flexible month-to-month business terms. This is especially important for enterprises that have substantial fluctuations in web traffic and computing requirements.
Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS) is an outsourcing provider of managed computing and network infrastructure for IT applications. By outsourcing to Savvis, enterprises can focus on their core business while Savvis ensures the quality of their IT infrastructure. Leading IT organizations around the world select Savvis to help them improve their service levels, reduce capital expense and deal with the rising costs of bandwidth, energy, real estate, staff and expertise. As a pioneer in utility computing, Savvis understands and harnesses the latest advances in technology like virtualization, cloud computing and support process automation. For more information about Savvis, visit www.savvis.net
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