Wednesday, April 27, 2011

VMware vShield Product Family

VMware vShield family provides a single comprehensive framework that secures virtual data centers and cloud environments at all levels – host, network, application, data and end point and integrates with VMware vCenter Server.
It reduces the complexity of endpoint, application and edge network security by consolidating your security infrastructure.  vShield works seamlessly with existing enterprise IT security measures through REST APIs.    Adaptive security travels with virtual machines as they migrate from host to host providing secure support for virtual machines in dynamic cloud environments.
The vShield family consists of following components :
·         VMware vShield App
·         VMware vShield Edge
·         VMware vShield Endpoint
·         VMware vShield Zones
·         VMware vShield Manager
To watch the video and know more about the components, visit :

Cisco Identity Service Engine

Cisco Identity Service Engine enables you to delivery cross domain application and network services more securely and reliably.
You can get visibility and control over all the users and devices on your network. You can create consistent policy across the infrastructure for corporate governance. And you can increase efficiency by automating labor intensive tasks and simplifying service delivery.
Some of the highlights are :
  • Gathers information from users, devices, infrastructure, and network services to enable organizations to enforce contextual-based business policies across the network.
  • Create and enforce consistent policy from the head office to the branch office.
  • Let IT see who and what is on the network for advanced discovery and troubleshooting.
  • It has a flexible architecture combining authentication, authorization, and accounting, profiling, and guest management.
And watch the video at : Cisco ISE Fundamentals - Video