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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.
October 28, 2010
Enterprises that want to offer IT as a Service face challenges that include virtualization stall, bleeding-edge infrastructure automation tools and thorny policy orchestration problems.
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VMware Project Lightwave is an open source project designed to improve container security and access control. Continue Reading
Physical servers had built-in security safeguards that VMs don't. While it'd be hard to sneak off with a server, a VM can be stolen with little fuss. Continue Reading
Implementing ingress and egress filtering at the border router can help greatly improve security in a VMware-based virtual data center. Expert Paul Henry explains how. Continue Reading
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Once thought to be a security risk, virtualization is now a trusted technology. However, poor security practices can still leave you vulnerable. Continue Reading
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Don't let unplanned changes take a toll on your virtualized environment. Stop rogue servers in their tracks by identifying them and then deciding whether to keep or remove them. Continue Reading
In a virtualized environment, it's easier than ever for a business to violate licensing requirements. Applications or OSes installed on VMs in one host can move to another server with ease, which can defy VM licensing terms. And the ease with which ... Continue Reading
Virtual labs are an asset to IT pros looking to avoid software-related issues in their production environment. In these tips, we take a closer look at what makes a good lab environment. Continue Reading
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A software-defined data center expands the role of the virtual administrator, but this added responsibility means potential for crippling mistakes. Continue Reading
If you haven't taken these simple but critical measures to secure VM live migration traffic, you could be vulnerable. Continue Reading
Hyper-V admins need to choose between CredSSP or Kerberos authentication for Live Migration. Find out which is more secure and easier to use. Continue Reading