Openstack Public cloud – Flexible Engine

CloudGuard Network Security – Gold Standard security management solution

Advanced threat prevention and automated cloud network security through a virtual security gateway with unified security management

Product Overview

CloudGuard Network Security provides cloud network security and advance threat prevention to easily secure workloads and applications running on public, private and hybrid cloud environments. Thus mitigating risks from breaches, data leakage and zero-day threats to help organizations to embrace the cloud with confidence.

CloudGuard Network Security also enables secure connectivity between cloud deployments and enterprise networks, data centers and secure clients with simplified setup, deployment and management.

Check Point CloudGuard Network Security provides comprehensive NextGen Threat Prevention (NGTP) Security features include Firewall, Identity Awareness, IPS, Application Control, Content Awareness, IPsec VPN, Antivirus and Anti-Bot. Customers purchasing NGTX package benefit from Threat Extraction and Threat Emulation.

CloudGuard Network Security provides unified and consistent security management of all public, private, hybrid and SD-WAN environments. You can enforce a consistent security policy for corporate assets across both virtual and physical infrastructures, dramatically simplifying compliance with regulatory mandates.

CloudGuard Network Security solution can be fully automated from deployment, configuration and managing threat prevention policy using AI. For customers with on-premises environments and who are in the process of migrating to the cloud, CloudGuard Network Security enables the easiest, quickest and most secure cloud migration with lowest total cost of ownership.


CloudGuard Network Security on Flexible Engine is provided on Bring Your Own License basis. To purchase the license through OCB please use the “Contact Us” button, including for advice about sizing.

CloudGuard Network is licensed by the number of virtual cores (vCores) assigned to the virtual machine running it. The following license packages are available, both include direct standard support from Check Point:

  1. NGTP Software Package (ref CPSG-VSEC-VEN-BUN-NGTP) includes 1 CloudGuard Network virtual core. NGTP Annual subscription per core for 1 year. Others support subscription are possible on demand (such as premium support).
  2. NGTX Software Package (ref CPSG-VSEC-VEN-BUN-NGTX) includes above plus Threat Extraction and Threat Emulation with quota of 10k files/vCore/month

The consumption of Flexible Engine resources is purchased at standard pricing.

Deployment Process

To create a CloudGuard Network Security image in your Flexible Engine environment, please follow these steps below:

  1. Log in to your Flexible Engine account
  2. Select the Elastic Cloud Server in Computing services
  3. Then click Create ECS
  4. Select the relevant flavor at least 2vCPU + 4GB RAM
  5. To select the image, click on Public Image and filter through Other field to choose  Check Point CloudGuard Network Security R80.40

Please refer to the Deployment Guide for instructions how to install and deploy the CloudGuard Network Security image in your Flexible Engine environment. Please refer to the Check Point website for instructions how to configure the features.

Deployment Guide (EN)


Support on CloudGuard Network Security is ensured solely by Check Point. Please refer to the Check Point website for more information.