US Signal introduces cloud-based advanced security service

US Signal hopes to allay business customers' fears about cloud security with the debut of its new Cloud Based Advanced Security offering.

Served up as part of its Managed Services portfolio, the service provider's new service builds on its initial Managed Data Center private Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering.

By providing a virtual firewall, the new Cloud Based Advanced Security product provides cloud users with another level of security. This virtual firewall is placed in a carrier-grade cloud center with a number of features, including firewall, content filtering, spyware, malware, virus protection, Web proxy, intrusion detection and prevention.

Accessible to customers via any of its connectivity options (Dedicated Internet, MPLS and Ethernet WAN), the Managed Data Center is built with dedicated resource pools designed to rapidly provision and host virtual private servers.

Because any customer can access the locations are able to access a private network, using any public Internet connection, US Signal claims that they can save customers money by moving to the cloud by reducing last mile network costs. At the same time, a virtual private cloud environment enables customers augment or replace legacy computer network infrastructure without having to make more investments in new equipment.

For more:
- see the release

Download our eBook: Cashing in on the cloud services opportunity

Related articles:
US Signal employs Cisco ASR for its Ethernet and data center services drive
US Signal adds cloud services to its growing service portfolio
US Signal augments its wholesale Ethernet services via Telx's Ethernet exchange
US Signal adds more network locations in Indiana and Ohio
US Signal completes Illinois long-haul fiber network expansion

Suggested Articles

Windstream has struck its first partnership with an electric co-op to expand the footprint of its fiber broadband service into rural Georgia.

Charter Communications has hit the high-water mark of 30 million customers during the first half of this year.

MEF moved the SD-WAN ball down the field last month by finishing up an information service model that can be used to build open APIs for SD-WAN.