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Understanding Virtual Desktop (VDI) GPU Technologies

by Gunnar Berger  |  October 23, 2013

It’s time for me to admit something; while I have been sharing quite a bit in blogs and research lately around high end graphic technologies with virtual desktops, I've been...

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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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Lessons from the Windows Firewall on the Evolution of Virtualization Security

by Neil Macdonald  |  November 8, 2010

In this research note on deploying Windows 7 security features for clients, I explore in detail the security capabilities baked into Windows 7 – AppLocker, BitLocker, BitLocker To Go, the...

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Doing Things Better With Virtualization

by Neil Macdonald  |  December 22, 2009

As I talked about in this post, virtualization will offer new and interesting ways to improve security. VM state inspection (or “Introspection”) is one of the ways that this will...

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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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Security No-brainer #3: Root of Trust Measurements for Hypervisors

by Neil Macdonald  |  April 18, 2009

During the course of my blogging activities, this is the third time I’ve talked about something the security industry should do that I believe is so obvious that I called...

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