Symantec Data Center Security

Complete server protection, monitoring, and workload micro-segmentation for private cloud and physical on-premises data center environments.

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Data Center Security: Server Advanced

Security hardening and monitoring for private cloud and physical data centers with support for Docker containers.

  • Agentless Docker container protection with full application control and integrated management
  • Block zero-day exploits with application whitelisting, granular intrusion prevention, and real-time file integrity monitoring (RT-FIM)
  • Secure OpenStack deployments with full hardening of Keystone identity service module
  • Protect end-of-life Windows Server 2003 systems and other legacy platforms

Data Center Security: Monitoring

Continuous security monitoring of private cloud and physical on-premises data center environments.

  • Monitor all of your infrastructure, including OpenStack, VMware, and Docker container environments
  • Receive alerts for unexpected changes to files, configurations, and settings
  • Rapid identification and assessment of policy violations and suspicious activity

Data Center Security: Server

Agentless anti-malware and threat protection for your virtual servers.

  • Optimize security performance in VMware environments with agentless antimalware protection, network intrusion prevention, and file reputation services
  • Seamless orchestration of security policies across Data Center Security: Server and third-party products through integration with VMware NSX and VMware vShield
  • Encapsulate all security functionality and updates in a single guest virtual machine

Introducing Symantec Integrated Cyber Defense Exchange (ICDx)

Reduce complexity and cost with built-in integrations and streamlined interoperability.

ICDx simplifies product integrations and accelerates customer time to value across the Symantec enterprise portfolio and the industry’s largest partner ecosystem.

  • Remove the friction for security teams when integrating Symantec and third-party products
  • Enhance visibility from a unified view of events across Symantec products for searching, dashboards and reporting
  • Prepare higher quality cyber data to forward to SIEM and other SOC tools enhancing analytics and alerts
  • Speed responses to critical incidents with orchestrated actions targeting multiple Symantec products

Symantec Blogs

"Forrester Data Security Portfolio Wave Names Symantec a Leader"

"As mobile and cloud computing redefines network security, Symantec’s approach to Zero Trust offers the greatest...

Posted: 25 Jun, 2019 | 3 Min Read

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"A Manifesto for Great Security"

"If you want the right security outcomes, your policy documentation must be equal parts love letter,...

Posted: 03 Jun, 2019 | 4 Min Read

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"How the Right SIEM Pricing Model Improves SecOps"

"And Why In-Depth Analysis Matters"

Posted: 29 May, 2019 | 3 Min Read

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"IPv6 Is Finally Ready for Prime Time. Now What?"

"IPv6 has the potential to make the Internet a safer place. Here’s what you need to...

Posted: 28 May, 2019 | 3 Min Read

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Data Center Security: Server

Symantec Data Center Security Management Server
  • Microsoft Windows
  • SQL Enterprise Server
Symantec Data Center Security Management Console
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Java client and Unified Management Console
Symantec Data Center Security: Server
VMware Environments
  • vCenter – v5.5 Update 3 or v6.0
  • ESXi – v5.5 Update 3 or v6.0
  • NSX – v6.1.3, v6.1.4, v6.1.7, v6.2, v6.2.2, v6.2.4
Supported Guest VM's
  • Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (64 bit) with latest Service Pack
  • Windows Server 2012 (64 bit) with latest Service Pack
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit) with latest Service Pack
  • Windows 2008 (32/64 bit) with latest Service Pack
  • Windows 8 / 8.1 (32/64 bit) with latest Service Pack
  • Windows 7 (32/64 bit) with latest Service Pack
  • Windows Vista (32/64 bit)

For more detailed information on OS platform support and system requirements, please refer to the Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced Platform and Feature Matrix

Data Center Security: Server Advanced

Server Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE Linux
  • AWS Linux (IDS support)
  • IBM AIX®
  • Oracle Solaris®
  • HP-UX®
  • VMware ESX Console OS
Supported Platforms
  • VMware
  • Docker
  • HyperV

Data Center Security: Monitoring Edition

Symantec Data Center Security Management Server
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • SQL Enterprise Server
Symantec Data Center Security Management Console
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Java client or web console
Symantec Data Center Security: Monitoring Edition
VMware Environments
  • Management: vSphere 5.5, NSX v6.13, v6.14, v6.1.7, v6.2, v6.3 with Service Composer
  • Infrastructure: ESXi v5.5 Update 2 or v6.0
  • Guest VMs: Agentless SVAs protect Windows XP and greater with AV (dependent on VMware’s Endpoint Services support matrix)
Supported Platforms
  • VMware
  • Docker
  • HyperV

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