Best Cloud Workload Protection Platforms Software

Cloud workload protection platforms help protect servers and cloud infrastructure and virtual machines (VMs) from web-based threats.

To qualify for inclusion in the Cloud Workload Protection Platforms category, a product must:

  • Protect cloud infrastructure and virtual machines.
  • Support container-based application security
  • Monitor and protect public, private, or hybrid-cloud environments
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    Cloud Platform Security Overview allows users to deploy on an infrastructure protected by top experts in information, application, and network security.

    Azure Security Center provides security management and threat protection across your hybrid cloud workloads. It allows you to prevent, detect, and respond to security threats with increased visibility.

    Automate security for your public cloud workloads and containers, and scan Amazon S3 buckets for malware with cloud-native protection that integrates with DevOps and CI/CD pipelines

    AWS Control Tower automates the set-up of a baseline environment, or landing zone, that is a secure, well-architected multi-account AWS environment. The configuration of the landing zone is based on best practices that have been established by working with thousands of enterprise customers to create a secure environment that makes it easier to govern AWS workloads with rules for security, operations, and compliance.

    McAfee Server Security Suites deliver the industry's first comprehensive solution for discovering, monitoring, and securing cloud workloads. They combine server security technologies to minimize CPU overhead, provide complete security controls for all essential workloads, support all major virtualization environments, and centralize security management through a single administrative console. The most attractive benefit is that our security scales elastically as your demand fluctuates.

    Beam is a multi-cloud governance service that provides organizations with deep visibility and rich analytics detailing cloud consumption patterns, along with one-click fixes for cost optimization and security compliance across their cloud environments. Beam proactively identifies idle and underutilized resources, and delivers specific recommendations to right-size infrastructure services to ensure optimal cloud consumption. Beam’s machine intelligence driven reserved instance purchase recommendations help to drive deep cost savings. Beam also automates cloud security compliance using 250+ audit checks that identify security vulnerabilities in real-time, and uses policy based automation to resolve potential threats before they become concerns. Beam helps you certify and maintain compliance with regulatory policies such as HIPAA, ISO, PCI-DSS, CIS, NiST and SOC-2. With Beam you gain complete visibility, optimization and control over your cloud consumption to ensure cost governance and security compliance.

    Oracle Security Monitoring and Analytics (SMA) Cloud Service enables rapid detection, investigation and remediation of the broadest range of security threats across on-premises and cloud IT assets. Security Monitoring and Analytics provides integrated SIEM and UEBA capabilities built on machine learning, user session awareness, and up-to-date threat intelligence context. This service is built on Oracle Management Cloud's secure, unified big data platform.

    APC's next-generation Connected Smart-UPS * is a time-saving, resource-saving innovation, making it easier to deploy, maintain, and monitor your power infrastructure - so you can focus on your business.

    Trend Micro Deep Security is designed to mprove visibility and simplify security management across physical, virtual, and cloud environments.

    The Trend Micro Hybrid Cloud Security solution, powered by XGen security, delivers a blend of cross-generational threat defense techniques that have been optimized to protect physical, virtual, and cloud workloads.

    CloudGuard IaaS virtualization security (vSEC) for private and public cloud platforms is designed to protect assets in the cloud against the most sophisticated threats.

    Armor Cloud Security is a totally secure cloud company that offers managed security solutions.

    Enterprise Threat Protector (ETP) enables security teams to proactively identify, block, and mitigate targeted threats such as malware, ransomware, phishing, and data exfiltration that exploit the Domain Name System (DNS). Powered by real-time intelligence from Akamai Cloud Security Intelligence and Akamai's proven, globally distributed recursive DNS platform, Enterprise Threat Protector efficiently delivers security, control, and visibility to the enterprise while easily integrating with your existing network defenses.

    The Secure Gateway Service provides a quick, easy, and secure solution to connect anything to anything. The solution provides a persistent connection between on-premises or third party cloud environments and the IBM Cloud.

    IBM Security zSecure Admin automates and simplifies IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) security and compliance administration tasks and enhances RACF delegation capabilities and identity governance. By automating many recurring system administration functions and enhancing the native RACF authorization and delegation capabilities, zSecure Admin helps you maximize IT resources, reduce errors, increase efficiency, improve service quality and identify problems quickly to help minimize security risks and demonstrate compliance.

    Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security has been engineered to protect applications and data on your physical, virtual and cloud workloads, ensuring business sustainability and accelerating compliance across your entire multi-cloud environment.

    Lacework automates security and compliance across AWS, Azure, GCP, and private clouds, providing a comprehensive view of risks across cloud workloads and containers. Lacework’s unified cloud security platform provides unprecedented visibility, automates intrusion detection, delivers one-click investigation, and simplifies cloud compliance.

    Symantec Data Center Security is a software that secures, hardens, and monitors the compliance posture of server systems for on-premise, public, and private cloud data centers.

    Turbot provides enterprise guardrails for cloud infrastructure. Turbot is designed to allow enterprises to achieve agility, ensure control, and accelerate best practices through continuous adherence of centrally defined policies across a multi-account AWS model.

    Server Guard is a host security software system. It provides functions such as host vulnerability detection, baseline check, virus scan and removal, and unified asset management

    Armor Complete enables security and compliance for sensitive workloads.

    CloudAware cross-references data from multiple systems and can pinpoint specific servers that are not monitored, backed up or have reported security vulnerabilities.

    Cloud Conformity is a cloud infrastructure governance system designed to help you prevent, detect, and correct critical threats to your AWS environments. The Security and Compliance product gives you a deep level of forensics into your cloud architecture to continuously assure any vulnerabilities are caught and fixed with our rules based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework. Furthermore, the tool enables you to constantly benchmark your environments against global standards such as PCI-DSS, CIS, HIPPA, GDPR, and more.

    CloudPassage is a security and compliance automation platform designed to provide instant visibility and continuous protection for servers in any combination of data centers, private clouds and public clouds.

    Cloud Protection Manager is a cloud-native backup tool built specifically for AWS and designed to allow users to recover any file (or entire workload) in 30 seconds.

    Secure your workloads, users and critical assets from zero-day and advanced persistent threats in minutes

    An Innovative SaaS Platform That Delivers Verifiable Cloud Network Security, Advanced IAM Protection And Comprehensive Compliance And Governance

    Deploy virtual machines on an edge platform with more geographically-diverse locations than centralized cloud providers, getting your workload closer to your end users and clients. offers cloud infrastructure security providing a cloud-native SaaS solution that automates security processes and compliance.

    FirstWave Cloud is a fully virtualised solution allowing telcos to deliver advanced cloud security solutions.

    Fugue identifies security and compliance violations in cloud infrastructure and ensures they are never repeated

    Single, converged platform that provides critical controls for hybrid clouds across any environment.

    CloudControl helps you protect your virtual infrastructure with authentication, authorization and auditing. Better visibility and control simplify compliance and accelerate further virtualization

    Networks Allow the Lateral Spread of Threats. Adaptive Segmentation Stops Them

    Cloud Security Plus combats security concerns and protects your cloud. It gives complete visibility into both your AWS and Azure cloud infrastructures.

    Business Service Delivery Monitoring From Remote Sites

    Saviynt is a leader in Cloud & Enterprise Access Governance & Intelligence solutions. Saviynt secures critical data, apps & infrastructure in a single platform for Cloud (AWS, Azure, Office 365, SFDC…) & Enterprise (SAP, Epic, Oracle EBS, Workday...). Saviynt Security Manager combines traditional identity management with preventive security controls, privilege governance & behavior analytics to deliver next generation IGA for internal & external users. In addition, Saviynt has the unique ability to manage entitlements at the fine-grained level, guided by usage and behavior analytics to deliver a robust and intelligent access request and certification solution.

    Trend Micr ServerProtect for Storage simplifies network storage protection with automatic, incremental security updates.

    Threat Stack provides continuous security monitoring for public, private, and hybrid cloud infrastructures protecting servers, and the data they access, from intrusion and data loss.

    Twistlock is the world’s first truly comprehensive cloud native security platform - providing holistic coverage across hosts, containers, and serverless in a single platform. Twistlock is cloud-native and API-enabled itself, protecting all your workloads regardless of what underlying compute technology powers them.

    vArmour DSS delivers agentless integrated security services to visualize application communications, optimize policy modeling, and protect critical applications and workloads across multi-clouds.

    Secure Cloud Interconnect helps you connect to our global ecosystem of leading Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) from your Verizon Private IP Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-based VPN network—simply, securely and reliably. Combined with the reliability, speed and diversity of our networks, it helps keep your cloud-based applications reliable and responsive to your business demands.