Security for Amazon Web Services

Security-as-a-Service for AWS implements simplified management and deployment through an intuitive web-based console that helps overcome administrative complexity. Tightly integrated with Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) web services, the Security Console enables centralized management, reporting and configuration of the protected instances, providing users with a unified view of the security status across all supported AWS regions.

Bitdefender integrates with Amazon’s Flexible Payment System (FPS) to accommodate consumption-based licensing, so all you need for registering to the service is a valid Amazon account.

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Features and Benefits

Security-as-a-Service for AWS delivers resource-effective and comprehensive protection to any number of Amazon EC2 instances in the cloud. Combining purpose-built security technology with utility-based licensing, Bitdefender allows you to power on security how you want it, when you need it.

Key benefits

  • Centralized antimalware

    Offloads antivirus functions from each virtual machine instance to a dedicated service hosted by Bitdefender in each Amazon EC2 region.

  • Purpose-built protection

    Defends file systems, processes and memory on Windows and Linux with minimal impact on the virtual machines due to lightweight antimalware footprint.

  • High scalability

    Scales on demand to accommodate growing business needs and also eliminates administrative burden with near-instant deployment and extensive reporting.

  • Integrated management

    Replicates the Amazon EC2 availability zones to allow centralized management and automatic deployment of security agents to the protected instances.

  • Flexible licensing model

    Provides Amazon customers with the billing flexibility they are used to by accommodating pay-as-you-grow security services, billed by the hour at the end of the month.

Security-as-a-Service for AWS by Bitdefender

Security HOW you want it, WHEN you need it, billed by the hour!

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Purpose-built protection for Amazon EC2

Security-as-a-Service for AWS delivers resource-effective and comprehensive protection to any number of Amazon EC2 instances in the cloud. Combining purpose-built security technology with utility-based licensing, Bitdefender allows you to power on security how you want it, when you need it.

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Security for Amazon Web Services FAQ

Number of hours Promotional Price
0 - 20.000 $0.012
Over 20.000 $0.010
Over 40.000 $0.008
Over 80.000 $0.006

If your total usage of the Bitdefender service summed up 50000 hours during a month, the billed amount will be calculated as follows:
20,000 x 0.012 + 20,000 x 0.010 + 10,000 x 0.008 = 520 USD

OS Coverage

Minimal system demands

Security-as-a-Service for AWS has been architected from the ground up to address particular performance needs specific to cloud environments by providing low impact and lightweight antimalware.

Guest Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2012 / Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 / Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2003 / Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS 5.6 or higher
  • Ubuntu 10.04 LTS or higher
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 or higher
  • OpenSUSE 11 or higher
  • Fedora 15 or higher
  • Debian 5.0 or higher

Security Console Requirements

  • Internet Explorer 8+
  • Mozilla Firefox 4+
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Opera
System Requirements

Security for Mobile Devices supports the following types of mobile devices and operating systems:

  • Apple iPhones and iPad tablets (iOS 5.1+)
  • Google Android smartphones and tablets (2.2+)

All Bitdefender GravityZone security services are powered by Control Center infrastructure. To activate the security services for mobile devices you just need to enter a valid license key.

If Security for Mobile Devices is the first GravityZone service in your environment, than you need to deploy the management platform. Requirements for GravityZone Control Center can be found here:

GravityZone Control Center is delivered as a virtual appliance, packed in the following formats:

  • OVA (compatible with VMware vSphere, View)
  • XVA (compatible with Citrix XenServer, XenDesktop, VDI-in-a-Box)
  • VHD (compatible with Microsoft Hyper-V)
  • TAR.BZ2 archives for KVM, Oracle or RedHat Enterprise Virtualization

Support for other formats and virtualization platforms may be provided on request.

Minimum Hardware Requirements

Deploy the GravityZone virtual appliance with the following minimum hardware configuration:

  • CPU: 4 vCPU with 2 GHz each
  • Minimum RAM memory: 6 GB recommended
  • 40 GB of free hard-disk space

Internet Connection

The GravityZone appliance requires Internet access for updates and communication with remote and mobile endpoints.

Control Center Web Console Requirements

To access the Control Center web console, the following are required:

  • Internet Explorer 9+, Mozilla Firefox 14+, Google Chrome 15+, Safari 5+ Recommended screen resolution: 1024x768 or higher