Pano Logic Steals Cloud Client Mantel from Wyse

July 16, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

Sometimes this approach works, with few exceptions everybody understands what is meant by "thin client" and "zero client" even when the details of the implementation are wildly different – a Dell Wyse Xenith 2 zero client and a Pano Logic G2M zero client may have widely diverging approaches to delivering a zero configuration plug and…

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Storage Hypervisors: Worth the Hype

July 13, 2012
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StorageNetworking

Just what are storage hypervisors? There are several companies that claim to have storage hypervisors. Wikipedia states that a hypervisor is "conceptually one level higher than a supervisory program". We also know that from our normal use of hypervisors that they manage the underlying resources that a guest uses. Do these definitions work for a…

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Defense in Depth: Know Your Attack Surfaces

July 12, 2012
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VirtualizationSecurity

The 6/28 Virtualization Security Podcast we spoke about attacks, defense in depth, and compliance with Davi Ottenhiemer and Matt Wallace. Davi and Matt just published a book on how to defend your virtual environment against attack. Unlike other books, this approaches the problem from the point of view of well know attacks. It even gives…

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Defense in Depth: Storage Security in a Hybrid Cloud

July 11, 2012
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StorageNetworking

Storage Security is not only about Encryption, which is just one aspect of Storage Security requirements for the virtual and cloud environments. It is also about increasing defense in depth and knowledge of what is touching your storage environment. As well as providing security around those touch points and to a great extent auditing and…

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Virtualization Management – VMware and Dell, Big 2 or Big 6?

July 10, 2012
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Virtualization Management

Virtualization Management is sufficiently different from systems management so that it is likely that VMware and Dell will disrupt the traditional systems management business instead of simply participating in it. This will hasten the demise of the legacy systems management vendors like IBM, CA, HP, and BMC.

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Deploying in the Cloud: Lessons When Clouds Burst

July 9, 2012
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Thunderstorm

Amazon's recent outages remind us that deploying in the cloud doesn't automatically guarantee high availability. Where you deploy, and how you deploy turns out to really matter.

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