The first products to use VMware's VMsafe application programming interfaces, or APIs, included in vSphere 4 have begun to appear. Reflex Systems' vTrust augments
VTrust also introduces the notion of virtual metatagging (vmTags) and the Virtualization Query Language (VQL) for defining policies and doing ad hoc queries of the underlying infrastructure. VTrust also provides network segmentation, and can quarantine rogue or unauthorized virtual machines.
VTrust is available to customers running Reflex VMC and VMware vSphere 4 and will be available when vSphere 4 ships this quarter.Peak 10 launches virtual DR service
Web hosting provider Peak 10 launched VirtualDR, a virtualization-based disaster recovery service, including full, differential or hybrid backups of customer-owned or hosted virtual machines to dissimilar hardware.
The service is available at Peak 10's nine data centers in Cincinnati, Ohio; Atlanta.; Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C.; Tampa and Jacksonville, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn..; Louisville, Ky.; and Richmond, Va.
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