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June 9, 2015
Catbird to Deliver Secure OpenStack Deployments in the Enterprise on HP Helion
Catbird, a leader in software-defined security, today announced that Catbird’s security suite is now fully certified for HP Helion OpenStack, offering customers’ confidence in joint product readiness and a unique security and compliance capability for large cloud deployments. Catbird’s security suite has been designated HP Helion Ready, joining a rapidly expanding ecosystem committed to speeding the adoption of OpenStack in the enterprise.  Dasher Technologies, also an HP partner, provided infrastructure support and expertise in support of Catbird’s certification for HP Helion OpenStack and plans to offer the combined solution in its Cloud practice.
May 18, 2015
Catbird Releases Catbird For OpenStack - First and Only Solution to Enable Security Policy to Move Across On- and Off-Premises Infrastructure and Leading Cloud Platforms 
Catbird, a leader in software-defined security, today announced the release of Catbird for OpenStack, a 100% non-intrusive, hypervisor agnostic software solution that enables security policy to move across on- and off-premises infrastructures and across the leading cloud platforms including OpenStack and VMware. With Catbird for OpenStack, users gain consistency of automated policy deployment, monitoring and enforcement across cloud platforms.
April 20, 2015
Catbird Releases First Tool For Real-Time Traffic Analysis and Instant Perfect Inventory of All Virtualized Assets
Catbird, a leader in software-defined security, today announced the release of Catbird Insight, the first visualization solution for cloud and on-premise virtual environments that helps organizations rapidly discover, organize and analyze their virtual fabric to reduce security risks. Catbird Insight provides cloud, network, and application owners, as well as security and compliance teams instant and continuous access to actionable information about their virtual infrastructure.  Detailed virtual asset information, network flow information and a unique visualization of both data sets allow for enhanced analytics and improved security posture.
March 4, 2015
Catbird and Mirantis Partnering to Deliver Next-Generation Security for OpenStack
Catbird, a leader in software-defined security, and Mirantis, the Pure Play OpenStack company, today announced that Catbird’s software-defined security suite is now fully certified for Mirantis OpenStack. Catbird also joined the Mirantis Partner Program.
February 5, 2015
Catbird Appoints Cybersecurity Veteran Bart Vansevenant as CMO
Former Executive Director of Verizon’s Global Security Product Organization Tapped to Drive New Era of Growth. Catbird, a leader in software-defined security, today introduced cybersecurity executive Bart Vansevenant as Catbird's Chief Marketing Officer.
November 13, 2014
Cybersecurity Veteran Takes Helm as Catbird CEO
With an increased focus on the company’s growth plans, Catbird announced today the promotion of David Keasey to CEO. Keasey’s expertise in effectively operating innovative cybersecurity organizations in leadership positions has been proven for more than 25 years.  
November 4, 2014
immixGroup Partners with Catbird to Secure Virtual and Cloud Environments
immixGroup and Catbird today announced their partnership. Catbird's security policy automation and continuous proof of compliance solution enhances immixGroup's Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity portfolio.  
October 7, 2014
Catbird PCI DSS 3.0 Control Mapping for VMware Environments
Catbird announced today the release of its PCI DSS 3.0 VMware Product Applicability Guide. Audit partner Coalfire® was enlisted to map Catbird controls to the VMware Compliance Reference Architecture Framework as it applies to Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) version 3.0.
July 22, 2014
Catbird to Unveil the Industry’s First Security Policy Automation Solution for OpenStack
Catbird today announced the forthcoming availability of its flagship cloud security and compliance solution, Catbird 6.0, with security policy automation for OpenStack. Catbird is the first company to deliver security policy automation for private and hybrid cloud environments, enabling security policy to move across on- and off-premise infrastructure on all three leading cloud platforms.
May 27, 2014
Catbird Named to CRN's Virtualization 50 List
Catbird has been named to CRN’s 2014 Virtualization 50 list. Selected by CRN editors, the 2014 CRN Virtualization 50 recognizes the vendors that are addressing a growing market need for the channel with technology that forms the building blocks of today’s virtualization solutions.
May 20, 2014
Catbird Names Holland Barry As Vice President of Technology
Catbird today announced announced Holland Barry as Vice President of Technology, promoting him from within the organization where he served as Solution Architect Director.
April 1, 2014
Catbird Highlighted as SDN Security Innovator by Frost & Sullivan
Catbird today announced the company has been featured as a vendor of “Innovative Approaches to SDN Security” for the nascent software-defined networking (SDN) market in a recently released report by Frost and Sullivan.
February 26, 2014
Catbird Partners with Trapezoid to Meet Control Requirements for Security, Privacy and Compliance in Enterprise Cloud Environments
Catbird announced today it has entered into a partnership with Trapezoid®, an enterprise cloud cybersecurity company focused on the development and deployment of dynamic security and compliance postures based on platform integrity data, including Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (TXT). The combined solution dramatically increases security and compliance in the key areas of asset inventory, logical segmentation, continuous monitoring, and policy enforcement.
January 23, 2014
Catbird Forms Federal Team, Establishes Office in Reston, VA
In response to growing demand from Federal Agencies to help meet stringent FISMA and FedRAMP regulations, Catbird has established a dedicated office and team in Reston, VA.
October 17, 2013
Catbird Names Randal Asay Chief Technology Officer
Catbird today announced that Randal Asay, former Director of Infrastructure Engineering at Wal-Mart®, has been appointed Chief Technology Officer.
September 26, 2013
Catbird and VigiTrust Join Forces to Simplify PCI Compliance in Virtualized Infrastructure
Catbird and VigiTrust, compliance readiness and validation experts, today announced the publication of a joint white paper entitled "PCI and Virtual Asset Management”. The paper will address issues confronting enterprises challenged to define their applicable PCI scope as their card data environments (CDE) keep evolving.
August 26, 2013
Catbird announces support for VMware NSX Network Virtualization Platform
Catbird today announced support for VMware NSX, the platform for network virtualization, will be provided by Catbird vSecurity later this year. Catbird’s support for VMware NSX will be a further example of the company’s continuing commitment to tight integration with VMware virtualization technologies.
July 25, 2013
Catbird Closes $10 Million Investment from Medina Capital
Catbird today announced that it has secured a $10 million investment from Medina Capital. The company plans to use the new funding to accelerate its global go-to-market strategy with expanded sales and marketing; to further develop its virtualization security solution; and to continue its technology leadership.
May 28, 2013
Catbird Named to CRN’s Virtualization 50 List
CRN editors cite Catbird as one of the most innovative vendors in the virtualization space. The 2013 CRN Virtualization 50 recognizes the vendors that are addressing an emerging market need for the channel and offering the most innovative solutions.
April 17, 2013
Catbird Releases vSecurity 5.5 and opens European Headquarters (PDF)
Catbird releases the next version of its award-winning software-defined security solution vSecurity 5.5. Catbird also announces the establishment of its European headquarters in the United Kingdom.
March 13, 2013
Catbird Announces vSecurity Certified Vblock Ready (PDF)
VCE has certified Catbird vSecurity on Vblock Systems as “Vblock Ready.” Catbird also has joined the VCE Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With its software-defined security solution, vSecurity enables VCE customers to step up their virtualized operations by reducing concerns about deploying mission-critical, regulated assets.