This week at Cloud Expo I caught up with Pete Malcolm, CEO of enterprise cloud management company, Abiquo to discuss cloud hype and what this means for cloud companies his own. We also touched on matters of agnostic hypervisors and vendor lock-in.
Researchers have created a security tool that works in stealth mode to monitor for hypervisor attacks without attackers being aware that such a tool is in place. The software functions outside of the hypervisor, which makes it difficult to detect by potential attackers.
A conversation with Parallels CEO Serguei Beloussov reveals a world defined by five types of computing clouds, hypervisor- and contained-based virtualization in one product, and just about every aspect of IT being automated. But this is no distant prognostication — Beloussov says it already has begun.
Enomaly’s “Virtual Private Cloud” addresses hypervisor lock-in.