Virtualization security and patch management
- July 16, 2010
DataCore user boots EMC for Hyper-V storage; Akorri intros 30-day free trial; NetEx claims to boost Hyper-V Live Migration; partnerships tackle virtual server data protection, security.
- April 22, 2010
VMware is set to announce two new certifications for virtualization professionals, and other news in brief.
- March 31, 2010
A spate of new VMware password management products suggests that enterprises are grappling with security in virtualized environments.
- February 11, 2010
Microsoft Hyper-V users could suffer a denial-of-service attack and should apply a security update; and other news in brief.
- July 31, 2009
Unlike VMware, Microsoft's Hyper-V doesn't monitor network traffic. And the omission has raised questions about whether the hypervisor is secure enough to be enterprise-ready.
- 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.
- June 25, 2009
VMware has invited developers to share vSphere code samples on the company's new Code Central community site.
- May 08, 2009
A VMware exec explains how vSphere enables cloud management and federation between private and public clouds in an effort to convince wary IT shops to move the cloud.
- September 17, 2008
Best of VMworld 2008 awards include Gold winners PHD Technologies, Reflex Security eG Innovations, Compellent Technologies, VMware Cisco Systems and InstallFree; the awards were determined by SearchServerVirtualization.com and SearchVMware.com.
- 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.
- August 13, 2008
VMware ESX 3.5 Update 2 contains a bug that hinders operation of virtual machines and VMotion. Some admins vented frustrations, and others sang the praises of Microsoft Hyper-V.
- June 09, 2008
When Credit Suisse couldn't find a virtual infrastructure management tool to meet its needs, it developed its own and launched a company to market it.
- March 17, 2008
Newcomer Altor Networks has developed products to control intervirtual machine communication with its network analyzer and firewall offerings.
- March 12, 2008
Real or perceived, some longtime VMware users say that the latest versions of ESX and VirtualCenter are riddled with annoying bugs and incomplete features.
- January 07, 2008
Virtualization-specific management software that governs virtual machines throughout their lifecycle may fill a void unsolved by traditional systems management tools.