Critical VMware vSphere Vulnerability Is a Must-Patch

VMware this week fixed two critical vulnerabilities in jts vCenter Server, used by data centers to manage the VMware vSphere server virtualization platform. VMware is the world’s top cloud system and service management software based on revenue, according to IDC. vSphere is used by 68 percent of companies using server virtualization, with Microsoft’s Hyper-V in […]

Delivering a secure and resilient 5G Radio Access Network

Mobile networks are by many nations classified as critical infrastructure which people, companies and organizations rely on for essential services and processes. This increased dependency means that any network outage could result in detrimental impact on the availability of those essential services, leading to severe economic and social consequences or, in the worst-case scenario, to […]

VMware Anywhere Workspace Combines UEM with Native Security Solutions

VMware is launching Anywhere Workspace as a new remote work mobility solution, according to a press release on the company’s website. The new solution combines three of VMware’s existing solutions; VMware Workspace One, VMware Carbon Black, and VMware SASE. VMware is adding unique integration points between these three solutions, with more integrations promised for the […]

The Best Cloud Security Courses on edX for Cloud Professionals

Cloud security skills are in high demand among organizations that are looking to operate and maintain their organization’s cloud computing. The pandemic and subsequent ‘new normal’ of remote work are furthering demands for these skills. Many are turning to online learning platforms to up their game and acquire the cloud security skills most likely to […]

Benefits of Virtualizing Servers

The technology of Virtualization has been very innovative in the world of server computing, and various other components of computing, which include applications, storage, cloud computing, and desktop virtualization. The use of virtualization and cloud computing has led to a growth in various innovative, flexible services, like software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a […]

Critical remote code execution flaw in thousands of VMWare vCenter servers remains unpatched

Researchers have warned that thousands of internet-facing VMWare vCenter servers still harbor critical vulnerabilities weeks after patches were released. The vulnerabilities impact VMWare vCenter Server, a centralized management utility. VMWare issued patches for two critical bugs, CVE-2021-21985 and CVE-2021-21986, on May 25.  The first security flaw, CVE-2021-21985, impacts VMware vCenter Server and VMware Cloud Foundation […]

OpenShift Virtualization gives KubeVirt enterprise foothold

A Kubernetes sandbox project has begun to find a niche in enterprise IT organizations via OpenShift Virtualization, despite criticisms from analysts. KubeVirt is an extension of the Kubernetes container orchestration platform that Red Hat created and donated to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, where it’s maintained as a sandbox, or early stage, project. It allows […]

Want to try out Windows 11? Here’s how to do it

Before Microsoft’s recent Windows 11 announcement, a number of people were able to install a leaked Windows 11 build. Recently, however, Microsoft released a sanctioned Windows 11 preview to Windows insiders. In this article, I want to show you how to acquire, deploy, and try out the Windows 11 preview. Before you will be able […]

AWS data lake and data warehouse options for the cloud

Enterprises exploring big data architectures have turned to data lakes and data warehouses for different types of analytic and AI workloads. These are complementary technologies — data warehouses shine when you know what you want to analyze, while data lakes excel at combining data for unforeseen applications. As these architectures migrate to the cloud, their […]

Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung Hype Open Virtualization

Opening and virtualizing the radio access network (RAN) is a pursuit with almost unanimous support — at least on the surface. Operators, software makers, and equipment vendors have coalesced around this effort with varying degrees of force. Motivating factors differ, but the widely expected outcome is generally the same: a disaggregated, software-driven, open framework for […]