VMware and security service provider Tanium announced a new endpoint security solution TrustPoint.
The Silicon Valley company said the new offering combines the speed and scale of Tanium’s security platform with its layered OS migration technology.
TrustPoint enables visibility and control of every endpoint across global networks, next-generation threat detection and remediation, endpoint and application management, and automated Windows image migration and management.
Sanjay Poonen, executive vice president and general manager, End-User Computing and head of Global Marketing, VMware said by integrating Tanium’s endpoint management and securitywith VMware’s layered OS migration technology, we can help companies modernize their corporate endpoints as they embark on their business mobility journey.
“Most security solutions on the market now were created before the invention of mobility, cloud computing, and virtualization,” said Orion Hindawi, co-founder and chief executive officer, Tanium.
“VMware TrustPoint powered by Tanium is the only approach to endpoint security that provides visibility in 15 seconds and control at the speed and scale of today’s dynamic environments. No one else comes close.”
VMware has been leveraging Tanium internally to provide real-time insight and remediation capabilities throughout the organization.
TrustPoint is expected to be available this quarter in the U.S. and in additional regions later this year. The solution is priced at $75 per device for a perpetual license.
Also on Monday, VMware announced the intention to acquire Arkin Net, a leader in software-defined data center security and operations.
Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in Q2 2016.