Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Basic Details VMware vSheild bundle ( Edge, App, Endpoint and DataSecurity)

Quick Introduction

vSheild Products version 5.0
• vShield App
• vShield Edge
• vShield Endpoint ( Hypervisor-Based Antivirus and Endpoint Security)

Note: - vCenter Server includes vShield Manager.

vShield Manager:- (Used for managing vShield products)
The vShield Manager is the centralized network management component of vShield, and is installed as a virtual appliance.

vShield App:- (Basically virtual Nic level protection)
vShield App is a hypervisor-based firewall that protects applications in the virtual datacenter from network based attacks. Organizations gain visibility and control over network Communications between virtual machines.

vShield Edge:- (Provides Security at Port Group Level and vSwitch level)
Provides network edge security and gateway services to isolate the virtual machines in a
port group, vDS port group, or Cisco Nexus 1000V.

vShield Endpoint:- (AV solution for Virtual Environment)
vShield Endpoint offloads antivirus and anti-malware agent processing to a dedicated secure virtual appliance delivered by VMware partners.

vShield Data Security:-
vShield Data Security provides visibility into sensitive data stored within your organization's virtualized and cloud environments.

Wait for the next update about vShield product, for pre-requisite, basic design idea and installations.


  1. I think it is better to use Ideals virtual data room for data security. To my mind, it is very good service, which provides both - effective docuemnts management and reliable data storage.