A Flicker Of Light: A new security stack points the path to safety

The last few years have been a difficult time for those who protect data. Defense-in-depth, the gold standard in cyber security, has failed. The basis behind defense-in-depth is to deploy redundant layers of security products to defeat every part the cyber kill chain. Unfortunately inside attacks and compromised devices belonging to authorized users operate within […]

Microsegmentation – Secure Your Internal Network

Microsegmentation – Bigger,Better than Segmentation? Microsegmentation like that provided by vendors CISCO and VMware state that traditional perimeter defenses akin to medieval castles walls no longer work. The problem is that threat actors are able to get through the castle gates (firewalls) and once in, are able to evade the castle guards (IPS). Then threat […]

Intel Corporation: Designing and manufacturing digital technology platforms

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is best known for chips, but is involved in many other aspects of the delivery of compute platforms. At a current market cap of $164B they have the resources to continue to innovate and we expect to see Intel as a Tech Titan for years to come. From Reuters: Intel Corporation is […]

Right-Sizing Data Center Resources

One of the perennial problems of data centers is monitoring server utilization to ensure right-sizing of resources.  Having too few resources can lead to overprovisioning, which can cause downtime as virtual machines become starved for compute, memory, and storage.  Having too many resources wastes dollars, along with cooling and power.  Getting it just right takes […]

World Bank and GSA Discuss Data Center Optimization and Consolidation 9 June

  Learn best practices and lessons learned on data center optimization and consolidation from leaders who have proven past performance in this domain. Join Frank Butler of The World Bank and Dan Pomeroy of the GSA on 9 June at the Tower Club in Tysons Corner for a discussion of how they and their teams optimized […]

Nlyte: For Data Center Infrastructure Management

With this post we are initiating coverage of Nlyte. The modern data center is key to so many enterprise missions. Well run data centers make direct contributions to mission. Nlyte makes direct contributions to running your datacenter well. For an overview of Nlyte see the video of the video at this link and embedded below: […]