virtualization

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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VMware emits security alerts, Planet Hollywood chain hacked, SWAT death caller gets 20 years in clink, and more

If you’re running a server hosting VMware’s Service Provider portal, you will want to make sure all your software is up to date immediately. That’s because the virtualization giant recently put out an advisory for a remote hijacking bug. “VMware vCloud Director for Service Providers update resolves a Remote Session Hijack vulnerability in the Tenant …

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Verizon’s SDN Work About Applications, Not Numbers

You can count Verizon as unimpressed with rival AT&T’s push to virtualize 75 percent of its network components that can be virtualized by 2020. During an interview at this week’s MWC Barcelona event, Mike Haberman, vice president of network engineering at Verizon, questioned the significance of AT&T’s progress. “What does the 75 percent mean,” Haberman …

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Clarifying network disaggregation and related technologies

If solid reasons to abstract and aggregate components are valid, then why disaggregate them at all?  Different answers arise for each area where network disaggregation is taking place, so let’s take a look at the specific types. Chassis to fabric disaggregation. This type of network disaggregation replaces a single chassis device with multiple fixed-configuration devices, …

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Buy the right desktop and application virtualization product

Virtualization has changed the way IT admins deliver services to their users, and it is here to stay. Desktop and application virtualization software enable admins to deliver virtual desktops and virtual applications to their users, helping employees to work both faster and more efficiently from remote areas. Desktop virtualization provides users with desktop services abstracted …

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5G to become the catalyst for innovation in IoT

5G represents a fundamental shift in communication network architectures. It promises to accelerate future revenue generation through innovative services facilitated via 5G-enabled devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops and Internet-of-Things (IoT). 5G deployments are envisioned as a complex amalgamation of next-generation technological enhancements to telecommunication networks, which will help 5G become the catalyst for next-generation IoT …

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Oracle Communications Helps Evolve IP Expand Services

NEW YORK, April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ORACLE INDUSTRY CONNECT – Evolve IP, an innovative cloud strategy company, is using Oracle Communications to modernize its European network infrastructure and deliver new services to customers. Evolve IP has deployed Oracle Communications Session Border Controller (SBC) to enable secure IP-based access for their hosted contact center software, and …

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