Virtualizing networking and security in the cloud

  title={Virtualizing networking and security in the cloud},
  author={Debashis Basak and Rohit Toshniwal and Serge Maskalik and Allwyn Sequeira},
  journal={Operating Systems Review},
Virtualization of computer workloads onto powerful x86 multicore platforms is leading to a massive transformation in the way services are produced by next generation data centers. Simultaneously, cloud computing principles are compelling a rethink in the way enterprises are beginning to consume such services. In this paper, we present the need for network and security (netsec) functions, which are currently realized in hardware appliances, to significantly evolve to keep pace with these new… CONTINUE READING
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