Because security does matter in the virtualization world

Basically the virtualization world has to be as secured as physical servers.

Follow the Virtualization Security Round Table Podcast Episodes at (also at

the following virtualization security issues are:
  • Use of Virtualization in a DMZ. <- something we do have in the Delft Data Center
  • Review of security lockdown standards/benchmarks and tools
  • Virtualization Security in shared and dedicated hosting environments <- ATos Origin runs that kind of environment.  But fortunately the VMware environment for SLB is dedicated although some resources are shared such SAN storage.
  • Providing VaaS (VMware as a Service) securely to SMBs for DR. <- this what we are trying to do with the DR project at Delft Data Center
  • How virtualization security relates to cloud computing security
  • Top 3 security issues
  • Optimal Network configuration and design for security
  • How to accommodate small / medium and home businesses
  • Disaster recovery options – small, medium, large businesses
  • VLANs as a Security measure with vSwitch Security
  • How you convince a security officer that vSwitches are secure if setup correctly, or can you?
  • ISCSI vs Fiber Channel over Ethernet, Security Challenges?
  • Virutal cloud / Virtual machines on Cell phones and Security concerns?
  • How to setup a secure backup strategy, and network. Common backup security mistakes
  • The breath of tech involved, discussion around the skills a VM architect should have/develop?
  • Security through obscurity – does it work with regard to naming standards???
  • many others…

About PiroNet

Didier Pironet is an independent blogger and freelancer with +15 years of IT industry experience. Didier is also a former VMware inc. employee where he specialised in Datacenter and Cloud Infrastructure products as well as Infrastructure, Operations and IT Business Management products. Didier is passionate about technologies and he is found to be a creative and a visionary thinker, expressing with passion and excitement, hopefully inspiring and enrolling people to innovation and change.
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