Trend Micro Expands Virtualization Security Portfolio – Virtualization.com
Trend Micro Core Protection for Virtual Machines is designed to secure VMware virtual machines, both active and dormant, comprehensively and efficiently. The product leverages the VMsafe APIs from VMware to offer layered protection through the use of dedicated scanning VMs coordinated with real-time agents within the VM.
Groups Seek Cloud Computing Standards – InformationWeek
The body is looking at standardization in a number of specific areas, including security, interfaces to infrastructure-as-a-service, information about deployment such as resource and component descriptions, management frameworks, data exchange formats and cloud taxonomies and reference models.
According to Geoff Waters, director of emerging channels for VMware, the growth in the VSPP has been fueled by three driving factors: recent enhancements to the program, the vCloud initiative, and the introduction of vSphere 4.
Software Helps Green Builders Track LEED Projects – Environmental Leader
Procore, a developer of web-based construction project management software, also provides LEED detail tracking pages that include a brief description of the credit and a table with the requirements. Users can upload related documents then log specific details in each column, said Software Advice.
Is VDI Ready for the Cloud? – ITBusinessEdge.com
For VMware users, the newest VDI offering comes from Pano Logic, which has added support for the cloud-ready vSphere 4 infrastructure to its Pano System virtual desktop platform. The latest version can now be tied to the vSphere 4 ESX, ESXi and vCenter Server 4 components, along with VI3 and View Manager 3.1 modules, and adds tools like policy-based installs and updates and remote user logoff and disconnect. One key benefit of linking to the vSphere platform is scalability, according to the company, in that it allows VDI servers to be expanded twice as fast compared to traditional architectures.