Vyatta Adds Virtual Firewall to dinStack Technology Coalition

dinCloud secures hosted virtual desktop with Vyatta Network OS

November 1, 2011

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BELMONT, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vyatta, the leader in software-based networking for physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures, today announced that the Vyatta Network OS has been selected to provide the virtual firewall and security component of the dinStack Hosted Virtual Desktop (dinHVD) technology offering from dinCloud.

dinStack is a collection of leading technology companies focused on realizing and bringing the true potential of desktop virtualization to market. Representing more than 20 components of the dinHVD technology stack, each company brings expertise from different layers of the next-generation data center.

The inclusion of Vyatta's virtual firewall and network security features, in the dinStack offering addresses the enterprise-class security requirements of customers choosing dinCloud for hosted virtual desktop.

"Network security in the virtualization layer is a key component of any virtual desktop environment," said Tom McCafferty, vice president of marketing for Vyatta. "Our virtual firewall and other security features allow dinStack users to leverage enterprise-grade security and confidently migrate desktops to the cloud."

Vyatta is enabling next-generation virtual and cloud-based services by providing a flexible network solution that allows for the security policies of static datacenters and branch locations to be easily replicated within the virtual environment. Among the enterprise-class virtual security features offered by Vyatta Network OS are Stateful Firewall, IPSec VPN, SSL-based OpenVPN, intrusion prevention (IPS) from SourceFire and web-filtering.

For more information on Vyatta's virtual and cloud offerings, visit www.vyatta.com.

About Vyatta

Vyatta is disrupting the networking industry by delivering a software-based network operating system that is portable to standard x86 hardware as well as common virtualization and cloud computing platforms. Vyatta software provides a complete enterprise-class routing and security suite capable of uniquely addressing the next-generation infrastructure requirements of flexibility, on-demand delivery and platform independence. Thousands of physical and virtual infrastructures around the world, from small enterprise to Fortune 500 customers, are connected and protected by Vyatta. For more information, please visit http://www.vyatta.com. Read Vyatta CEO Kelly Herrell's Blog "Opening The Networking Industry" and follow Vyatta on Twitter: @Vyatta.

About dinStack

dinStack is a coalition of technology companies representing a technology stack of over 20 components for dinHVD (Hosted Virtual Desktop provided by dinCloud). dinStack is the first and only group of companies that has formed a coalition which is committed to delivering on the promise of desktop virtualization. dinStack has a joint go-to-market strategy along with a union of technology support. As a unified group, dinStack has overcome technology challenges faster than a disparate group because of the commitment to work together and the expertise brought together from many different layers within the next generation datacenter. In addition to being able to rapidly support customer issues, dinStack is also able to accelerate and integrate new customer requirements and fulfill roadmap designs faster. When it comes to desktop virtualization, delivered on-premise or in the cloud, dinStack has a comprehensive and cohesive team of technology partners. These partners are in constant communication to share ideas and challenges as thought leaders in the space.

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