Virtualization security needed – now!

Experts say it’s only a matter of time before malware writers weasel their way into the core of a virtual server platform. Here’s how to stop them


Security best practices are needed to keep virtual machines, and particularly the virtual machine monitors, managed and secure.

For years, Inttra, an e-commerce logistics provider to the world’s largest cargo-shipping organizations, has been using virtualization on its back-end IBM mainframe and Citrix Systems servers in a secure environment. Now the Parsippany, N.J., company primarily uses IBM blade servers running virtual Linux machines. VMware’s virtualization technology on an Intel platform powers this New Data Center infrastructure.

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