MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – September 16th, 2015vArmour, the data center security company that transforms how organizations protect their virtualized and cloud assets, today announced that its industry-first distributed security system has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process, vArmour DSS Distributed Security System has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement, and can be found on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

“By using vArmour on top of the world’s leading virtualization platform, VMware vSphere, organizations can visualize application traffic and microsegment their ESXi workloads without requiring changes to their underlying infrastructure,” said Keith Stewart, vice president of product, vArmour. “Together, VMware and vArmour provide customers greater security, resource utilization, and data center agility.”

“We are pleased that vArmour Distributed Security System qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware interoperability standards and it works effectively with VMware infrastructure, which can speed time to value within customer environments,” said Howard Hall, senior director, Global Technology Partnering Organization, 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 infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize 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.

vArmour Distributed Security System can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at To learn more, watch the VMUG Webinar “Secure Your vSphere-Based Private Cloud with Advanced Microsegmentation from vArmour.”

About vArmour

vArmour, the data center and cloud security company, delivers software-based segmentation and microsegmentation to protect critical applications and workloads with the industry’s first distributed security system. Based in Mountain View, CA, the company was founded in 2011 and is backed by top investors including Highland Capital Partners, Menlo Ventures, Columbus Nova Technology Partners, Work-Bench Ventures, Allegis Capital, Redline Capital, and Telstra. The vArmour DSS Distributed Security System is deployed across the world’s largest banks, telecom service providers, government agencies, healthcare providers, and retailers. Partnering with companies including AWS, Cisco and HPE, vArmour builds security into modern infrastructures with a simple and scalable approach that drives unparalleled agility and operational efficiency. Learn more at

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