virtualization

Microsoft Office is getting better on virtual desktops

New features are coming to Office 365 to help improve its functionality in virtualized environments, including the upcoming Windows Virtual Desktop service, according to a new blog post from Microsoft. After acquiring former partner FSLogix last year to improve virtualization in Office 365, Microsoft has now integrated its container technology with its own Office apps …

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Microsoft readies Office for virtual desktop services, including Windows Virtual Desktop

Microsoft is adding new features to Office to improve its use in virtualized environments, including its coming Windows Virtual Desktop service. The changes announced today affect Office 365 Pro Plus, Outlook, OneDrive and Teams. Microsoft acquired former partner FSLogix in November 2018. At that time, officials said they planned to use the company’s technology to …

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VMs vs. containers: Which is better for security?

By now, security professionals are familiar with virtualization given the significant adoption both in the data center, as well as in the cloud — the use of virtualization is almost ubiquitous at many organizations. Practitioners more commonly encounter application containerization technologies in their organizations, which include Docker, rkt and the associated orchestration technologies like Kubernetes …

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Nokia extends commitment to network security for the 5G world

June 10, 2019 05:01 ET | Source: Nokia Oyj Press Release Launches DFSEC 2.0: an enhanced security program to address the critical security needs of 5G wide area networks Opens “Future X Security” Laboratory (FXSec): a new security end-to-end testing and verification lab at Nokia Bell Labs headquarters in Murray Hill, New Jersey Initiatives will …

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Equinix Virtual Network Services Help IT Move to the Edge

Interconnection specialist Equinix has debuted a software-centric service leveraging network functions virtualization (NFV) to help its customers moving IT to the edge connect digital supply chains. With the new Network Edge, Equinix customers can choose from a variety of virtual network services to quicken the selection, deployment and connection of virtualized network and security devices. …

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Uila and Niagara Networks Partner to Provide Unprecedented Visibility Analytics for Hybrid Cloud Deployments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (PRWEB)May 28, 2019 Uila Inc., the Monitoring and Analytics company for Hybrid Enterprises, today announced a partnership agreement with Niagara Networks, the leading provider for security and visibility. Together, the two companies will provide seamless full-stack visibility solution for faster and deeper analysis into data that moves laterally within the virtualized environment, including …

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Top VMware Certifications And Benefits Partners Need To Leverage

Global channel chief Jenni Flinders wants partners to understand which VMware certifications are the most valuable in 2019 as the virtualization superstar is preparing to launch its new VMware Partner Connect program early next year. “We’re going to keep driving the value of our certifications in the industry, especially as we launch Connect,” said Flinders, …

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Virtualization cost-savings methods for IT administrators

As important as it is for administrators to make effective use of the IT budget, careful budgeting is even more important if you’re responsible for managing a virtualization infrastructure. After all, virtualization environments are larger and more complex than ever before, and cloud layers are also being thrown into the mix, further increasing the cost …

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Xen 4.12 Improves Open-Source Hypervisor Virtualization Security

The open-source Xen Project announced the 4.12 release of its namesake hypervisor virtualization technology on April 2, providing organizations and cloud operators with improved performance and security features. The new release integrates an improved virtual machine introspection capability that can be used to detect potential zero-day vulnerabilities. The Argo hypervisor-mediated data exchange is another new …

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