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September 12, 2011
VMware has its work cut out for it integrating PacketMotion's hardware-based security appliances. Some virtualization pros say user access management isn’t on their radar yet.
November 09, 2010
PCI DSS 2.0 officially acknowledges server virtualization, but PCI compliance in virtual environments is still more art than science.
November 08, 2010
Virtualization product vendors offer guidance for PCI-compliant virtual data centers. These briefs also include news on CA's acquisition of Hyperformix and Zimbra's certification program.
August 19, 2010
A cryptic VMworld preview video sent industry-watchers' imaginations running wild about a new 'vFabric' offering. But it was much ado about two already previewed products: vShield Edge and App.
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