Check Point Software Technologies has announced that it is extending its multi-cloud support through the integration of Check Point CloudGuard with Alibaba Cloud, the digital intelligence and technology backbone of Alibaba Group and a specialist in cloud computing and artificial intelligence.
Alibaba Cloud’s customers will benefit from enhanced cloud network security and posture management, while other organisations have the opportunity to leverage Alibaba Cloud within their multi-cloud environments.
According to Gartner, 81% of organisations adopt a multi-cloud strategy to give them the freedom to use the best possible cloud for each workload. When looking to maximise security within such an environment, organisations require visibility and ease of management.
Through the integration, organisations will benefit from advanced security and visibility across their entire cloud infrastructure, including assets and workloads, while maintaining continuous compliance thanks to the ability to:
- Deploy advanced security capabilities including firewall, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), application control, Internet Protocol Security Virtual Private Network (IPsec VPN), antivirus, threat prevention, anti-bot, and more.
- Gain visibility across their entire cloud infrastructure with a fully unified, integrated cloud native solution.
- Achieve and maintain compliance with a robust library of out-of-the-box compliance and governance rulesets, as well as easy customisation…