Server virtualization risks and monitoring
- February 27, 2020
The new VMware Advanced Security for Cloud Foundation binds the company's security offerings with other key VMware offerings such as Carbon Black and NSX.
- 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.
- March 31, 2010
A spate of new VMware password management products suggests that enterprises are grappling with security in virtualized environments.
- February 01, 2010
Migrating from ESX to ESXi can be a hassle, but forward-looking users say there are clear management benefits from using the slimmed-down hypervisor.
- July 07, 2009
For security professionals, offerings like the Altor Virtual Firewall, which integrates with VMware's VMsafe application programming interfaces, make virtualization less scary.
- April 21, 2009
VMware has launched vSphere 4, the successor to VI3. With much-anticipated features such as VMware Fault Tolerance, beta users look forward to the new release.
- March 22, 2009
Products that manage virtual environments from mobile devices are here, but not all VMware users are interested.
- February 24, 2009
At VMworld Europe, VMware threw network teams a bone with vShield Zones, which will enable them to preserve virtual machine security settings without using physical segmentation.
- November 12, 2008
Is credit card data truly safe in a virtualized environment? By joining the PCI Security Standards Council, VMware hopes to sway the discussion in its favor.
- September 16, 2008
The Distributed Management Task Force has released the first version of the Open Virtualization Format (OVF), a standard for deploying virtual machines (VMs) in heterogeneous environments. DMTF also announced the VMAN VM management initiative.
- April 14, 2008
Virtual machines are more vulnerable than virtualization vendors let on, but that doesn't mean new security software can solve VM vulnerabilities.
- February 28, 2008
Using VMware's new VMsafe APIs, security vendors can use the ESX hypervisor to bring an extra layer of security to apps running within virtual machines.
- January 07, 2008
Virtualization-specific management software that governs virtual machines throughout their lifecycle may fill a void unsolved by traditional systems management tools.
- November 06, 2007
Virtual desktop technologies from companies like Kidaro and Sentillion can spare companies the cost, embarrassment and legal liability of lost and stolen laptops.
- February 06, 2007
IBM Research latest endeavor, sHype -- short for secure hypervisor – extends the concept of a trusted computing platform to Xen virtualization.
- December 06, 2006
As server virtualization continues to gain acceptance, vendors and customers feel more and more confident to use it for a variety of tasks and not just to support for legacy applications and server consolidation. One more recent use for server ...
- June 01, 2006
The next wave of virtualization is hypervisor technology, and for many vendors, the future is now.