DALLAS – March 3, 2015 – Masergy Communications Inc., a global leader in managed networking and cloud services, today announced the general availability of advanced threat management capabilities for its managed cloud firewall service Intelligent Internet Management (IIM). The new sensor technology is fully integrated with Masergy’s Unified Enterprise Security (UES) managed security service and provides customers with added protection against advanced cybersecurity threats.
The innovative, software-based sensor technology is directly embedded within the company’s Software Defined Network (SDN) Platform and works seamlessly with its cloud firewall service.
Most packet monitoring technologies work inside of corporate firewalls, but Masergy’s cloud firewall sensor technology is uniquely able to inspect network traffic on Masergy’s global cloud network at the point of entry and exit.
Masergy’s UES system architecture uses patented machine learning and big data analytics to identify advanced threats throughout customers’ networks, both on premise and in the cloud.
“The cloud-based sensor comes in response to our customers’ request for simplified but in-depth network security features,” said Tim Naramore, CTO, Masergy. “The result is a fully managed security solution, delivered through the cloud for cost-effective threat protection.”
Masergy owns and operates the largest independent global cloud networking platform for enterprises. Our managed solutions help businesses compete in the global marketplace with real-time analytics, unified communications as a service, security as a service and software defined network control. Masergy’s patented technology, customizable solutions and unmatched customer experience are why a growing number of global enterprises rely on Masergy to deliver performance beyond expectations. For more information about Masergy visit www.masergy.com or follow us on Twitter@Masergy, Blog, LinkedIn and Facebook.