15.3.2013

Anything is marketed as a virtual firewall these days, from contexts on physical boxes to hypervisor kernel modules and VMs with a kitschy GUI in front of iptables.

 

Ivan Pepelnjak walked you through the virtual firewalls taxonomy, describe the major architectural options, and illustrate typical use cases with products from few established virtual firewall vendors (Cisco, VMware, Juniper, Vyatta/Brocade) and startups (LineRate Systems, Midokura).