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November 30, 2012

10 Tips for Protecting Virtual Systems

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By Chris Preimesberger, eWeek

More and more enterprises are moving to server and desktop virtualization to conserve power, cooling, rack space, computing power, storage, and networking—all the things eWEEK has been writing about for years. The broadest trend in all of IT during the last decade is about “smaller but more powerful, more efficient, and easier to use.” As one might imagine, security becomes even more strategic as enterprises move from physical to virtual spaces and more business is done in the cloud. But, as with most disruptive IT, there are strings attached. While virtual machines and cloud services are so easy to create and deploy, they also come with a high number of additional security headaches. It’s one thing to have a physical box in a room to secure, but it’s quite another to try to effectively secure a multitude of VMs running randomly in the cloud.

http://www.eweek.com/cloud/slideshows/cloud-computing-security-10-tips-for-protecting-virtual-systems/

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