Virtual Machines and Security

Contributed by Paola Stone Martinez

The rapid growth of technologies, nowadays, demands a high availability of equipment. One of these areas is the Information Technology (IT) field where the continuous development of new software is not backed up by hardware improvements. In the IT field it is very common to find that companies have equipment with great physical capabilities, but it is not being used at its maximum. Individual severs machines often run at 5 – 10% CPU utilization. By using virtualization, various virtual servers can be consolidated within in physical server while still allowing independent configuration and failure isolation” [1]. These are some of the reasons of why virtualization has become very popular, and more companies and individuals are opting for its use

This document is in PDF format. To view it click here.

Rate this article: 
No votes yet