Why micro-segmentation security makes SDN safer

Why micro-segmentation security makes SDN safer

I can explain why modern data centers need micro-segmentation in two words: Trojan Horse.

Not the malware, but that timeless story of wooden-horsey riding saboteurs. In it, we see that even the most powerful perimeters fall short. The bad guys always find a way in.

With virtualized data centers and desktops, this notion is particularly troubling. What if someone breaches the firewall protecting your virtual environments? Once inside, malware and attackers freely move laterally (east-west) causing mayhem and tons of financial damage.

Micro-segmentation is the solution – but it’s not without its share of confusion and challenges. So before you jump in, consider why it’s the right choice, and some of the common sticking points slowing down its adoption.

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Crashing open the doors to scalability with VSAN 6.2

vSAN 6.0 Softchoice software defined datacenter

What if I told you there is a radical new way to break through traditional IT walls with a bold, flexible, yet easy enterprise-level storage? AND you’re not tied into a single proprietary appliance or hardware vendor…

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HyperConverged 380: HPE’s new virtual machine vending machine

HPE virtual machine hyperconverged

IT change is completely inevitable. All businesses need to be aware that doing the same old thing the same old way, is the express off-ramp to extinction and that ‘doing everything differently’ is the new normal. Stevie Wonder sang it beautifully, “Everybody’s got a thing / But some don’t know how to handle it.”

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