VMworld 2008: Top 10 Products - Check Point Virtual VPN-1

By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2008-09-17 Print this article Print


I'm looking at Check Point Software Technologies' VPN-1 virtual appliance in the lab now, so look for the review shortly. Putting security inside the virtual environment efficiently is one of the big challenges facing IT managers. Look for other products to compete in this space.

From virtual desktops to offline patch management, here are the top 10 products that caught our eye at VMworld. By Cameron Sturdevant
Cameron Sturdevant Cameron Sturdevant has been with the Labs since 1997, and before that paid his IT management dues at a software publishing firm working with several Fortune 100 companies. Cameron also spent two years with a database development firm, integrating applications with mainframe legacy programs. Cameron's areas of expertise include virtual and physical IT infrastructure, cloud computing, enterprise networking and mobility, with a focus on Android in the enterprise. In addition to reviews, Cameron has covered monolithic enterprise management systems throughout their lifecycles, providing the eWEEK reader with all-important history and context. Cameron takes special care in cultivating his IT manager contacts, to ensure that his reviews and analysis are grounded in real-world concern. Cameron is a regular speaker at Ziff-Davis Enterprise online and face-to-face events. Follow Cameron on Twitter at csturdevant, or reach him by email at csturdevant@eweek.com.

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