Archive for category virtualization

VMworld Hands on Lab – vCloud Hybrid Service

For the past couple of weeks, I have had the joy of working on the VMworld 2013 Hands on Lab with some amazing people. My Co-Captains on lab HBD-1302 are Eric Hammersley (@erichammersley) and Raj Jethnani (@rajtech). Our lab is focused on vCloud Hybrid Service and of course includes security. Although I have done other […]

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Securing the DMZ with vCloud Networking and Security

I am all about sharing information that I find incredibly beneficial. This document that VMware has just released is one of those incredible beneficial documents. Lately, it seems like this is the number one “issue” that customers are constantly asking me about… and rightfully so. There has always been a concern regarding virtualizing a DMZ […]

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VMworld 2013 – Voting and HoL

This will be my first year at VMworld as a VMworld employee. I am excited about the experience and wondering if it will feel any different. Technically I will be at VMworld because of the Hands on Labs. I through my hat into the ring because that’s just what I do. Right now it looks […]

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vCAC and Multi-Tenancy

Often times for me multi-tenancy is a topic of discussion. The customer wants to build an environment, an apartment building that many people reside in and yet everyone thinks they live there alone. None of the residents are quite sure how big the house is. All they know is that they have their own door […]


VMware vSphere Security 5.1

Starting this new role at VMware, I have found some amazing documents and I wanted to make sure they got to you. One of these documents is vSphere Security (link provided below via the image). This document is focused on securing VMware vCenter Server and VMware ESXi for 5.1. This document is great and since […]


NIST Interagency Report 7904 – Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud

I can’t tell you how excited I am that my name is on this NIST document. I was working with my wonderful friend Tarik without knowing that this is what it would turn in to. Now let’s talk about it… The abstract for the document : This publication explains selected security challenges involving Infrastructure as a […]

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VMware vCAC and it’s Security Capabilities

On my third week at VMware I was asked to participate in a vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) demo beta run. This means that before the SE’s are asked to demo vCAC, I got to test the videos, test questions, and demo the product. I personally had never touched vCAC before. To be honest, I had […]