Virtualization Security Podcast with Greg Ness from Blue Lane Technologies – DABCC Radio – Episode #41
DABCC Radio is a podcasting show geared around Virtualization and Server-Based Computing News and Support interviews, editorials, and tips & tricks pertaining to technologies such as, Citrix, VMware, Microsoft, SoftGrid, Performance Management, application deployment and much, much more.
In episode 41, Douglas Brown interviews Greg Ness, Vice President of Marketing at Blue Lane Technologies. Doug and Greg will discuss Blue Lane’s virtualization security solution, VirtualShield. Greg also gives us a detailed explanation of why virtualization security is important, the pros and cons of virtualization security, and a glimpse in to the future of virtualization security. This is a must listen to podcast for anyone who has deployed and/or is thinking of deploying a virtualization solution.
The Blue Lane VirtualShield Solution consists of the following:
- Protects VMs regardless of physical location, state, VMotion or patch level
- Eliminates remote threats without blocking legitimate application requests or requiring server reboots
- Delivers comprehensive, up-to-date protection without signatures, tuning, configuration changes or agent installation on the host operating system or guest VM
- Delivers unprecedented visibility into hypervisor traffic flows by application, protocol, VM, cluster or even across the data center
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About Blue Lane Technologies
Blue Lane Technologies is headquartered in Cupertino, CA. The company provides solutions that secure virtual and physical data centers with zero footprint, zero downtime and zero tuning. Since January 2007 Blue Lane has won Best of Interop in security as well as Infoworld’s Technology of the Year, also in security. Blue Lane has won numerous other awards, including the AO 100 Top Private Company Award for 2006 and 2007. It is also a 2006 Gartner Cool Vendor in Security and Privacy.
Blue Lane’s solution quickly reduces the vulnerability of unpatched servers and VMs by applying application logic in the network and correcting traffic aimed at known software vulnerabilities (without signatures). Blue Lane’s award-winning solution delivers highly-intelligent server security with extremely low latency and no false positives. It is the only solution for enterprise servers and VMs that checks for the same conditions and applies the same corrective action as the software vendor’s security patch to fix application-specific vulnerabilities at the root cause.
Blue Lane Technologies is privately held. It has alliances with Microsoft, VMware, Oracle, Red Hat and Qualys. Customers include Davidson Hotels, WesCorp, The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Wyeth, service providers Ornis and Artful and some of the world’s top consumer, healthcare, financial, government and technology organizations.
About Greg Ness
Greg Ness is the Vice President of Marketing at Blue Lane Technologies. He was previously a marketing executive at Juniper Networks, Redline Networks, IntruVert Networks, ShoreTel, Visa International and Verizon. At Redline he helped to establish the company as a leader in Web application delivery until acquisition in May 2005 by Juniper Networks. At IntruVert he helped the company establish and lead the IDPS category, resulting in its acquisition by McAfee. At ShoreTel he helped the company establish itself in the emerging enterprise VoIP space.
Greg was a company spokesperson for Verizon for nine years, wand has been a blog columnist on application delivery, networking and security since 2004.
Greg has a Bachelor’s Degree from Reed College and a Master’s Degree from The University of Texas at Austin.
About Douglas Brown (Host of DABCC Radio)
Douglas Brown worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 at which time he was voted Systems Engineer of the Year 2002 by his peers and management at Citrix. He was awarded the Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) by Microsoft Corporation in 2005, 2006, and 2007 for his contributions to the industry. He was also a charter award winner of the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) for his continued support of the Citrix community.
Mr. Brown authored the popular “Methodology in a Box” book covering best practice project management in a Citrix deployment and developed Advanced Print Manager, a software application for the management of printers in a server based computing environment.
Mr. Brown has earned worldwide recognition for his dedication to providing server-based computing and virtualization professionals with proven solutions for implementation, infrastructure design, time-saving utilities, performance tips and best practices. DABCC.com is one of the most frequently visited sites internationally for virtualization and server-based computing information and networking opportunities.
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