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The Nielsen Company and Altor Networks Team Up On Virtualization Security Discussion at VMWorld

Breakout Session on Leveraging VMsafe Virtual Firewalls

Redwood City, CA-August 26, 2009-Altor Networks, provider of best-in-class virtualization and cloud security solutions, and the Nielsen Company, the world's leading supplier of marketing, media and TV ratings information, will be teaming up to deliver a compelling session on virtualization security best practices.

The hour-long session(TA-2405) will take place on Wednesday September 2nd at 2:30 pm.

In order to deliver the metrics on which the media industry depends, the Nielsen Company must operate large data centers capable of analyzing enormous volumes of information. The company's challenges are shared by any organization that deals in the consolidation and processing of information and applications. Like similar firms in the media, financial services, manufacturing and healthcare sectors, Nielsen has turned to virtualization in order to take advantage of efficiencies in space and power consumption. Doing so however, creates unique challenges when it comes to securing the information containing therein. This is where Altor Networks and the company's expertise in the development of a purpose-built firewall for virtualized environments can help enable secure mission critical traffic flow.

Join Nielsen and Altor as they share their experience for best practices in the implementation and optimization of virtualized environments and sustainable security for those networks.

Altor will also be demonstrating the latest version of its firewall at booth # 2313.

About Altor Networks
Altor Networks is pioneering best-in-class virtualization security solutions to secure production-oriented virtualized data centers and internal clouds. The company's initial product line includes the industry's first-ever purpose-built virtual firewall with integrated intrusion detection, a software security appliance that runs in a virtualized environment and enforces security policy on a per virtual machine basis. Data center administrators can pinpoint a broad range of virtual network security compromises and easily create roles-based security policies. Security policies can be continuously enforced on individual virtual machines, even as they move throughout the virtualized data center. Founded by security and networking experts from Check Point Software, Cisco, NetApp and Oracle, Altor Networks is funded by Accel Partners and Foundation Capital and is headquartered in Redwood City, California. For more information, visit www.altornetworks.com.

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