Sophos Offers Industry-First Hourly Pricing Model for UTM to Customers via AWS

July 30, 2013 Sophos Press Release

BOSTON, MA – July 30, 2013 – Sophos today announced that the company’s award-winning unified threat management (UTM) solution, Sophos UTM, which is available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace via a bring-your-own-license (BYOL) model, is now available via a new hourly billing model, enabling businesses to quickly, easily and cost-effectively get a complete network security protection solution.

Sophos currently offers an optimized AMI that is compatible with AWS cloud services. With this new hourly-based model, customers are able to take advantage of the many scaling, redundancy and elasticity features offered by AWS. Put simply, this approach lets customers access and securely defend their cloud resources with a solution optimized for the AWS environment.

"With AWS Marketplace, businesses can find, buy and deploy software that is optimized for Amazon EC2, allowing them to focus on delivering business results faster and at a lower cost," said Sajai Krishnan, GM, AWS Marketplace. "We're excited to add the Sophos UTM to AWS Marketplace, as we believe its new on-demand hourly pricing allows customers to utilize this advanced network security solution with the elasticity and ease-of-use they want in the cloud." 

“As a long-standing security provider, we know about the many benefits that Amazon Web Services provides, especially to SMBs that have adopted the cloud,” said Angelo Comazzetto, Senior Product Manager, Sophos. “We pride ourselves on developing complete security offerings that are simple to use, and with this offering, companies can better defend their cloud security resources with layers of security provided by Sophos UTM. We are excited to enable this unique offering in the AWS Marketplace.”

For additional information on Sophos’ UTM offerings, please click here.