Where's the virtual security?

Friday, 20 April 2007, 3:03 AM EST

Deployment of products that transform physical servers into "virtual machines" has resulted in nothing short of a data centre revolution. But virtualization of everything from operating systems to applications increasingly has critics asking: Where's the security?

"Traffic is going from virtual machine to virtual machine," points out Neil MacDonald, vice president of research firm Gartner. "Where's the monitoring, the intrusion-detection and protection?"

At Computerworld.

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