Intel Corporation announced new collaboration with VMware and will deliver a platform for trusted cloud that combines Intel Trusted Execution Technology (Intel TXT) with the VMware vSphere5.1, platform for building cloud infrastructures.
With hardware-enhanced security capabilities integrated into the processor, Intel TXT combined with VMware vSphere 5.1 will provide a hardened and high-integrity platform to run business-critical applications in private and public cloud environments.
Although companies are expanding their use of cloud computing to realize improved agility and efficiencies, concerns about security remains a top barrier to adoption.
“VMware vSphere 5.1 support of TXT is essential to building a foundation of trust in virtualized infrastructures and the cloud and is ready for deployment,”said Jason Waxman, general manager, Intel Cloud Infrastructure Group.
“The combined capabilities bring a trusted security solution for cloud environments. With VMware vSphere 5.1 and Intel TXT, we are empowering our customers to have the confidence to put their sensitive data and business-critical workloads in the cloud,” said Bogomil Balkansky, senior vice president, Cloud Infrastructure Products, VMware.