Blogs about data center and cloud

Application-aware Microsegmentation for Data Center Consolidation

Application-aware Microsegmentation for Data Center Consolidation

When undertaking Data Center Consolidation or Refresh projects, we hear CIOs and IT Operators telling us the same things over and over.  The old way of running IT Operations is no longer cost-efficient in competitive industries.  ...
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Securing User Access Into the Cloud Data Center

Securing User Access Into the Cloud Data Center


IT organizations are faced with the growing problem of the adoption and integration of disparate technologies. The exponential increase in connected devices and IOT has driven the need to support BYOD and enhanced user access and ...
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Collaborating with Customers: Adam Savage from the University of Waterloo

Collaborating with Customers: Adam Savage from the University of Waterloo

The vArmour Customer Partnership Program offers customers a unique opportunity to meet our executive and R&D teams to share their knowledge, insights and success, which in turn help shape the direction of our product. We recen...
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Creating Success Criteria for Service Providers

Creating Success Criteria for Service Providers

Service providers today face some interesting challenges. Regardless of their size, or which vertical or horizontal segment they see as their dominant market, they still have to meet certain criteria in order to remain competitive...
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Microsegmentation cost saving #2: Avoid hardware refresh and maintenance

Microsegmentation cost saving #2: Avoid hardware refresh and maintenance

In  our last blog , we covered how microsegmentation can save you money by eliminating under-utilized zones and choke points. If you’re not sold yet on the value of microsegmentation and are looking for more benefits, today we’ll ...
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[Video] 1000 Security Vendor Pitches Later: My Interview with Richard Stiennon

[Video] 1000 Security Vendor Pitches Later: My Interview with Richard Stiennon

At this year’s RSA Conference, I got to spend a little time with longtime friend and industry expert, Richard Stiennon, from IT-Harvest. We talked about why I switched to the “dark side” of security by joining a vendor company and...
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[Video] This is the Year of Microsegmentation Made Simple

[Video] This is the Year of Microsegmentation Made Simple

More and more, the IT and InfoSec leaders we work with are realizing the need to move away from perimeter-centric, hardware-based security models that aren’t sufficient to address the trillions of dollars of cybercrimes festering ...
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2016 Predictions: Cyber warfare, presidential election hacking and how hackers will shift their tactics to become more lucrative

2016 Predictions: Cyber warfare, presidential election hacking and how hackers will shift their tactics to become more lucrative

Virtualization and cloud executives share their predictions for 2016 in this 8th Annual VMblog.com series exclusive featuring Mark Weatherford, ex deputy undersecretary for cyber security at the Department of Homeland Security and...
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No More Security Snake Oil: Q&A with Mark Weatherford

No More Security Snake Oil: Q&A with Mark Weatherford

We are excited today to welcome Mark Weatherford as our new SVP and Chief Cybersecurity Strategist . Mark is bringing more than 20 years of security operations leadership and executive-level policy experience from the Department o...
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Submarines are Built for War - Your Data Center Isn’t

Submarines are Built for War - Your Data Center Isn’t

Submarines are made for war - they exist under the assumption that they will be attacked some day, and are constructed with this fact in mind. Unlike submarines, data centers built in the last 15 years were not designed for today’...
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