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Top Five Server Virtualization Trends, 2012

by Thomas Bittman  |  March 21, 2012

Server virtualization is a maturing but still very dynamic market, and there are several key trends reshaping server virtualization in 2012, and affecting the advice we are giving to our...

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Virtual and Cloud Mobility: Twitter Chat

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  July 21, 2011

Chris Wolf and I will be participating in the first ever Catalyst Twitter Chat at the Gartner Catalyst conference next week in San Diego.  I am thrilled to be part...

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Don’t Trust Your Servers

by Neil Macdonald  |  June 17, 2011

One of the toughest problems in information security is addressing advanced intrusions that have bypassed traditional security controls and now reside undetected on enterprise systems. With financially motivated attacks and...

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Improving Security by Killing Server and Desktop Workloads

by Neil Macdonald  |  June 16, 2011

It sounds counterintuitive, but today’s advanced threat environment requires new approaches to the ongoing security and management of server and desktop workloads. The trouble with Advanced Persistent Threats is that,...

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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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How Cloud Computing Reboots the Channel

by Thomas Bittman  |  April 7, 2011

In the past two months I've spoken to an audience of channel partners, had 6-7 lunch roundtables with channel partners in the U.S. and Canada, and I've met with a...

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Observations from Microsoft’s Management Summit

by Neil Macdonald  |  March 22, 2011

I’ve spent the past day and a half attending Microsoft’s Management Summit in Las Vegas. From my perspective the announcement that will affect the most enterprises from a security perspective...

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The End of Server Growth?

by Thomas Bittman  |  February 11, 2011

Will virtualization, multicore, and cloud computing trends send x86 architecture server and processor volumes down for the next decade? It certainly is a realistic scenario – and perhaps the most...

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NIST Publishes Its Virtualization Security Guidelines

by Neil Macdonald  |  February 10, 2011

Last week, the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published its final virtualization security guidelines. There are already guidelines available from the Center for Internet Security, VMware, Microsoft,...

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