Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is poised to provide a new management and deployment model for end-user computing by centralizing physical desktops to virtualized desktop farms in the data center. The resulting environment offers increased manageability, enhanced security and data protection,…

Federal Agencies Keen on Green

Earlier this year, Vivek Kundra, Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Government, outlined details of an ambitious initiative to make IT more efficient using "game-changing approaches" to deal with data center growth, rather than brute force consolidation. The initiative supports…

5 Stages of Collaborative Technology Adoption

Enterprises adopting collaboration technology go through various stages, according to David Coleman, co-author of "Collaboration 2.0: Technology and Best Practices." To achieve success in this endeavor, it's valuable to know where you stand and where you are going. Here are…

Virtualization in Federal Agencies is Here to Stay

There is no doubt that virtualization is here to stay. According to analysts, business organizations have virtualized on average almost one-quarter of their servers. By 2012, these same analysts expect more than 50% of all servers to run in virtual…

Securing Data-in-Motion with Cisco Ironport and Data Loss Prevention

The Web 2.0 Generation is growing and presents new data security concerns for Network Administrators and Security Officers. Web-Based E-Mail along with sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter allow users to easily share information with friends and the world with…

Top 10 Nessus Plugins

For those of you unfamiliar, NESSUS is comprehensive vulnerability scanning program. It is free of charge for personal use in a non-enterprise environment. Its goal is to detect potential vulnerabilities on the tested systems. Our friends over at Tenable Network…