Security aspects of virtualization

February 15, 2017

This section provides a short review of virtualization concepts, technologies and environments. We start with a brief history of the evolution of virtualization. We then discuss the main virtualization technologies, summarizing types and characteristics of virtualization technologies, and their components.

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Logicalis MSS

Logicalis MSS have been providing a range of Security Services for customers over the internet for the last 6 years for over 55,000 end users across 13 countries. The dedicated team in the Security Operations Centre support customers around the world 24x7. The team of individuals have been working together for a number of years to deliver professional security expertise when customers need it, however customers need it, in a cost effective manner. MSS partner with the leading cyber security vendors to deliver security solutions to customers as a service. Whether this be a full operate, manage and support agreement, mange and support or install and train environment, the MSS team deliver cost effectively on time to customers agreed requirements. The MSS team have delivered services to large sections of the NHS, the Welsh Government, large utilities, multinational corporates and small business.

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VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure Security Considerations

whitePaper | January 29, 2020

Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure is a software service from VMware that enables the delivery and management of virtual desktops and applications on Azure. Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure allows you to bring your own existing Azure infrastructure capacity and pair it with the Horizon Cloud Service. Built from the ground up as a cloud-native, multi-tenant solution, Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure combines the benefit of consuming desktop and application virtualization as an always up-to-date, software-as-a-service from VMware with the consumption-based infrastructure pricing and extensive global footprint of Azure.

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Avoiding The 9 Common Hazards Of App And Desktop Virtualization

whitePaper | June 4, 2021

VDI can change the way IT delivers desktops and apps to users—yet the success of an IT project path has many potential hazards along the way. These hazards can stop IT at any stage of a VDI deployment, from initial planning to the rollout of production systems.

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Virtualization Best Practices

whitePaper | May 27, 2022

This best practice guide will provide advice for making the right choice in your environment. It will recommend or discourage the usage of options depending on your workload. Fixing configuration issues and performing tuning tasks will increase the performance of VM Guest's near to bare metal.

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Network as a programmable service

whitePaper | November 10, 2021

Over the past decade, the cloud has become integral to nearly every digital and business transformation strategy, allowing clients to access the latest technologies, such as IoT, high-performance computing, and blockchain from multiple vendors to reimagine business processes and ecosystems. However, the network and the inter-connectivity across physical infrastructure, virtual infrastructure, and “as-a-service” ingestion points hinder or block broad cloud adoption across the enterprise. Traditional networking approaches make it difficult to keep pace with change and take advantage of new and differentiating technology. Today’s leading network service providers are virtualizing the network, separating the proprietary network appliance functions into discrete hardware and software components. This enables networks to achieve the same benefits already realized with the virtualization and software-defined enablement of systems and storage. The virtualization of the network is recognized as Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Virtualized Network Functions (VNF).

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VMware workspace one is a better choice than Citrix

whitePaper | November 14, 2019

The intended audience for this paper is IT decision makers and line-of-business owners that are tasked with transitioning their workforce into a modern place of work—the Digital Workspace. According to Gartner, “The digital workplace enables new, more effective ways of working; raises employee engagement and agility; and exploits consumeroriented styles and technologies.” The insights presented here will be helpful for executing a digital workspace transformation strategy.

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Cloud Native Databases with Kubernetes Persistent Storage on Dell EMC VxFlex family

whitePaper | December 19, 2019

Modern data center workloads have varying business value and characteristics for the workload and data that govern the performance, throughput, capacity, availability, data protection, and data services requirements. Shrinking IT budgets, push for greater efficiency, and consolidation and workload requirements have made it necessary for the underlying infrastructure to deliver high performance, scalability, resiliency, and most importantly -- flexibility. VxFlex family is an engineered system for Dell EMC designed on five super power principals to meet the key infrastructure requirements. VxFlex family delivers.

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Spotlight

Logicalis MSS

Logicalis MSS have been providing a range of Security Services for customers over the internet for the last 6 years for over 55,000 end users across 13 countries. The dedicated team in the Security Operations Centre support customers around the world 24x7. The team of individuals have been working together for a number of years to deliver professional security expertise when customers need it, however customers need it, in a cost effective manner. MSS partner with the leading cyber security vendors to deliver security solutions to customers as a service. Whether this be a full operate, manage and support agreement, mange and support or install and train environment, the MSS team deliver cost effectively on time to customers agreed requirements. The MSS team have delivered services to large sections of the NHS, the Welsh Government, large utilities, multinational corporates and small business.

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