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Virtualization Management / Security Podcast with Configuresoft – Episode 65

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Virtualization Management / Security Podcast with Configuresoft  – Episode 65
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In episode 65, Douglas Brown interviews Chris Farrow from Configuresoft In this podcast Doug and Chris discuss the Configuresoft Enterprise Configuration Manager and how it helps with physical and virtualization management, security, and compliance. Chris and Doug will also discuss Green IT, the free Configuration Checker, along with why someone would choose Configuresoft vs. the competition.

About Enterprise Configuration Manager (ECM)

Enterprise Configuration Manager (ECM) enables IT to automate their common processes and achieve configuration intelligence. ECM collects tens of thousands of asset, security and configuration settings from each Windows, UNIX and Linux server and workstations and stores them in a centralized Configuration Management Database (CMDB). ECM enables IT administrators to verify their compliance with various industry and regulatory standards and their own IT policies. When a violation is detected, ECM enables IT administrators to automatically remedy the problem with a single mouse click. The remediation can be done on a single machine or a group of machines. ECM also provides high level dashboards which provide right level of information for effective change, configuration and patch management processes. Organizations can view fine grained details about the changes happening in their IT environment, verify the deployment of patches and detect security threats that arise from incorrect configurations and fix them.

To Download an evaluation copy of the Configuresoft Enterprise Configuration Manager please visit: http://www.configuresoft.com/ecm.aspx

About the Configuresoft Compliance Checker for VMware ESX Server

Compliance Checker is a free, downloadable tool that provides a real time compliance check for multiple VMware ESX host servers at a time. This product is a robust utility providing detailed compliance checks against both the VMware Hardening Guidelines and the CIS benchmarks for ESX. Unlike other free tools in the market, Compliance Checker is a fully functional product. For example, you can print the reports that Compliance Checker produces, and can run compliance checks across multiple ESX servers at once.

To Download the FREE Configuresoft Configuration Checker please visit: http://www.configuresoft.com/compliance-checker.aspx

About Chris Farrow
With more than 19 years of experience in systems management and security, Chris has assisted many Fortune 1000 companies in securing their infrastructures. His background spans several industries, including the USMC, healthcare, manufacturing, investment banking and software development.

Over his career, Chris has held positions as a sysadmin, systems engineer and product manager for several well known technology vendors such as Bindview Corporation, Intrusion.com and NetIQ. An active industry resource on the topics of compliance, security management and virtualization technologies, Chris was the founder of Configuresoft’s Center for Policy & Compliance, co-founder of the PCI Security Alliance and was the co-chair of the original CIS benchmark on virtual machine security. Chris has publicly spoken at numerous conferences including Blackhat, SANS, RSA, InfoSec, CSI and Gartner. He is a SANS local mentor in Colorado Springs, CO, and holds various certifications from (ISC)2, ISACA, SANS, Microsoft and Novell.

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DABCC Radio DABCC Radio is an interview based podcast show where the hottest virtualization and cloud vendors talk with Douglas Brown about their solutions. Detailing such topics as, what do they do, how it works, why we should care, how do they complete, and much more. Featuring technologies such as virtualization, cloud computing, desktop virtualization (VDI), server virtualization, application virtualization, remote desktop services, application deployment, application management, performance monitoring, and server-based computing from vendors such as Citrix, VMware, Microsoft and many more! DABCC Radio is hosted by Douglas Brown, Microsoft MVP, Citrix CTP, VMware vEXPERT, and founder of www.dabcc.com.

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