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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.
June 22, 2010
Cloud storage startup Nasuni is offering $5,000 to anyone who can crack a file the company has left on Amazon S3.
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