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Security Observations from Gartner’s Data Center Summit

by Neil Macdonald  |  December 9, 2011

I’m just back from Gartner’s US 2011 Data Center Summit held this week in Las Vegas. In my previous post, I talked about information security vendor’s concerns on the potential...

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Building Context-Aware Security: VMware Acquires PacketMotion

by Neil Macdonald  |  August 27, 2011

VMware quietly disclosed it has acquired PacketMotion in this recent blog post by Dean Coza of VMware. We identified PacketMotion as a cool vendor in Gartner in this 2009 research...

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Is Single Instance Security the Future?

by Neil Macdonald  |  June 6, 2011

I’ve been researching the intersection between virtualization and security for several years. Like security and cloud computing, virtualization and security is also following a maturity curve. The first several years...

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VMware Launches vSphere (and Security Makes the Keynote)

by Neil Macdonald  |  April 22, 2009

On Tuesday April 22, VMware formally launched the next major release of its virtualization platform. The code has been released to manufacturing and will become generally available during this quarter....

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It’s Virtualization Security Week!

by Neil Macdonald  |  April 21, 2009

I am out in the San Francisco area for a number of virtualization security-related events this week. I’ve been frequently blogging on this topic since my first post. Today, VMware...

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VMware Unveils vShield and Raises the Security Bar for all Virtualization Vendors

by Neil Macdonald  |  February 27, 2009

  As I have discussed from the beginning, the policy enforcement capabilities of information security technologies like firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, network access control and so on need to be...

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