Posts Tagged ‘ Cisco ’

Defense in Depth: Firewalls within the Virtual Environment

June 18, 2012
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VirtualizationSecurity

The 6/14 Virtualization Security Podcast we spoke about firewall placement within the virtual environment as well as storage based defense in depth. While we covered Encryption on the 5/31 podcast, in the 6/14 podcast we covered other measures when dealing with storage (which will be part of a followup post). This conversation was slightly different…

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Cisco puts Cius on hold as BYOD growth kills the enterprise tablet

June 5, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

The continued growth of BYOD and the increased maturity of mobile device management and mobile application management tools have forced Cisco to rethink both its enterprise collaboration strategy and its tablet strategy. Cisco came early to the enterprise tablet market announcing the Cius in mid-2010 just 3 months after Apple launched the first generation iPad.

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Cisco VXI gets closer to Citrix and VMware, playing the field or looking for a long-term partner?

February 20, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

Cisco surprised a few people on Monday morning with two press releases announcing that it was to start reselling both Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View.

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Virtualization Certification: What Options are Available?

February 3, 2012
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Virtualization Certification, It used to be just VMware and the VCP, but things have changed as other players get involved and I thought it would be interesting to see what virtualization certification options there are out there.

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Atlantis Computing Diskless VDI: VDI warming up to compete on cost with desktop PC

January 16, 2012
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Atlantis Computing announced today the release of Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI™ and overnight put VDI on track to be cost competitive with desktop PCs.

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VMware’s Rapid Desktop Program: Pivot3 vSTAC VDI appliance delivers early

October 19, 2011
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In an effort to relieve the discomfort for customers and partners VMware have introduced a Rapid Desktop Program. This program looks to validate View Proof of Concept appliances to ensure that they meet criteria for performance and reliability. By removing the complexity of the "I", an organisation can focus better on the assessment of virtual…

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Cisco partners with Citrix for Virtual Desktop Dominance

October 13, 2011
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Cisco and Citrix announced a joint initiative to drive mainstream adoption of Virtual Desktop environments through a five-year agreement to integrate technologies and jointly market their respective desktop virtualization solutions.

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Taking a Look at VMware Feature Limitations

September 29, 2011
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Since the introduction of virtualization there has been sheer joy and excitement when having to work with application owners on the amount of resources they will need and not what they really think they want. I have seen all kinds of minimum, maximum, and special recommendation for all kinds of application over the years. In…

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Cisco VM-FEX Limitations

September 12, 2011
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The week before VMworld on 8/25 was the Virtualization Security Podcast featuring Greg Ferro (@etherealmind), CCIE to discuss Cisco VM-FEX and its impact on virtualization and cloud security. VM-FEX is a method by which the fabric of a UCS top of rack switch is extended to the VM, but only if the VM is using…

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