Kaspersky Lab Intros Light Agent for VMware, Citrix and Microsoft

15 Apr 2014

ZDNet, By Rachel King

Kaspersky Lab has introduced a new light agent approach for shoring up security on VMware, Citrix and Microsoft virtualization platforms.

Introduced amid the internet security firm's enterprise IT summit in San Francisco on Tuesday, the Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Light Agent is characterized as a "best of both worlds" model, redirecting heavy processing workloads to a virtual appliance while promising to keep all endpoints secure.

Essentially, the Kaspersky plan installs a small software agent on each virtual machine, which can be deployed without rebooting, for the purpose of guarding the virtual network. Read more.