Sophos UTM for Amazon Web Services – now with Auto Scaling to fit your needs

Sophos UTM for AWSCloud security doesn’t have to be costly and complex. Amazon Web Services (AWS) delivers speed and cost savings. Your cloud security solution should do the same.

As an AWS Advanced Tier security partner, we’re pleased to offer a new feature in Sophos UTM to protect your AWS environments while automatically scaling to fit your needs.

Sophos UTM for AWS now features Auto Scaling, so you can seamlessly scale up during demand spikes, or minimize costs by scaling back automatically during demand lulls.

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Sophos on AWS comes to Germany

aws-1Earlier this week, Amazon Web Services announced the availability of the AWS Marketplace in Frankfurt, making it the ninth region to offer direct deployment of our popular Sophos UTM and other security products for AWS.

This is fantastic news as compliance with Germany’s stringent data residency and sovereignty regulations poses a material challenge that limits many global and European customers’ ability to realize the flexibility, scalability and economics offered by AWS and the security of Sophos.

The AWS Frankfurt region is fully compliant with all applicable EU Data Protection laws, so customers can now use Sophos security products and other software from the AWS Marketplace without data compliance concerns.

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New Amazon Web Services Resource Center

aws-1With a busy week well under way at Amazon’s re:Invent conference, we’re pleased to launch our brand-new AWS Resource Center.

It showcases many of the ways Sophos makes AWS security simple!  You’ll find a wealth of valuable information and resources that demonstrate just how easy it is to secure your AWS networks, servers, and applications with Sophos.  There are case studies, videos, guides, links to test drives, and much much more to help you get started securing your AWS infrastructure.

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Amazon Web Services Marketplace evolves to let you launch Sophos UTM easier

They say every cloud has a silver lining, and the powerful things you will find inside the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud excite many. But those treasures need protecting, and Sophos UTM lets you cloak your Amazon infrastructure in layers of security armor. Whether you are new to AWS or a seasoned veteran that knows how to wield their products and services, newly released features of the AWS Marketplace let you deploy select products easier than ever before.

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How to test drive Sophos UTM in AWS: Sign up for the webcast

amazonwebservicesAmazon Web Services (AWS) delivers a cloud computing platform that’s reliable, flexible and affordable. And we’re excited to offer a complete network security solution that fits seamlessly into AWS. Sign up to join our webcast on Thursday, December 12th, explaining how to take a test drive of Sophos UTM in AWS.

Sophos network security expert Bill Prout will show you how Sophos UTM in AWS provides all the features you need to protect your Virtual Private Cloud and EC2 instances, while providing secure connections for remote users, locations or across AWS regions.

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Sophos UTM in AWS: The world’s first elastic firewall

amazonwebservicesIf you’re familiar with Amazon Web Services (AWS), you love Amazon’s Elastic Computing Cloud (EC2) Auto Scaling. It allows you to scale your capacity up or down automatically, according to conditions you define. And we’re bringing this feature to Sophos UTM for AWS. Now, you can seamlessly scale up during demand spikes to maintain performance, or minimize costs by scaling back automatically during demand lulls.

In our previous blog post, we covered how Sophos UTM and the Amazon Cloud go perfectly together. But we also wanted to let you know we’re actively working to support auto-scaling groups for the Sophos UTM. True to EC2 auto scaling, it will allow you to expand a UTM “swarm” when your network needs it and contract it during lulls to save money.

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