virtual network


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virtual network

An interconnected group of networks (an internet) that appears as one large network to the user. Banyan Systems, creator of VINES, which stands for VIrtual NEtworking System, defined virtual networking as "the ability for users to transparently communicate locally and remotely across similar and dissimilar networks through a simple and consistent user interface." See virtual LAN and network virtualization. See also VNC.
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The Netsocket Virtual Network interconnects enterprise branches in just a few minutes, with no networking expertise required at the site.
Altor Networks' Virtual Network Security Analyzer is the only solution on the market that delivers real-time visibility, troubleshooting and analysis of virtual network activity, including source, destination, port, and protocol data for individual virtual machines (VMs).
Aging firewalls and IDS/IPSs that were designed to defend static, perimeter-based physical networks have no visibility into VM traffic and control over virtual networks-nor do they integrate easily with virtual network management systems.
As a VMware Certified Virtual Appliance, customers can deploy Altor Networks' Virtual Network Security Analyzer with confidence, knowing it is optimized for VMware environments," said William Shelton, director of emerging products and solutions at VMware.
The management system allows the network to be managed at the global (physical) level and at the individual virtual network level.
It enables network administrators and security professionals to apply security best practices for virtual networks -- at a fraction of the cost of legacy security analyzer products.
Given the accelerating adoption of virtualization in production data centers, there is a significant market opportunity for a new class of security solutions that can deliver visibility and control over virtual network traffic," said Altor Networks Board Member Peter Wagner, general partner with Accel Partners.
Breakthrough Security Solutions Making Virtual Networks More Secure Than Physical Network Infrastructures
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NEW YORK -- Vanco, the pioneering global Virtual Network Operator, today announced that Diarmid Massey has been appointed as new CEO Vanco Asia-Pacific.
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