You've deployed solid network security products, which means today's attack vector of choice is through your applications
," reports Michael Gavin in his January 3, 2006 research titled Application
Firewalls - Are they Worth the investment?
Students are utilizing a diverse array of application
options, from the traditional paper application
sent by snail mail to electronic applications
submitted in various ways.
Enterprise organizations are recognizing that successful application
delivery is dependent upon a coordinated effort between the network and application
teams," said Mark Fabbi, Research Vice-President at Gartner, Inc.
In practice, application
virtualization is most appropriately called application
However, it is anticipated that these components, collectively, might be too broad for a single application
to address all three comprehensively.
Deadline: Annual early application
deadline is 06-02.
The report also states, "While network optimization and application
is very important, it is just one component of an effective application
Any interruption of access to application
data can be devastating.
The receipt dates and the three annual review cycles are as follows: application
receipt dates--5 April, 5 August, 5 December; initial review dates--June/July, October/November, February/March; secondary review dates--August/September, December/January, April/May; range of likely start dates--1 September-1 December, 1 January-1 March, 1 May-1 July.
, and database tiers) as well as multiple infrastructure services, such as firewalls and intrusion detection, are far more cost effective to operate, and provide the highest level of adaptability.
This latest release of Presentation Server with both application
virtualization and streaming technologies provides even more flexibility for enterprise Windows customers with large application
portfolios," said John Humphreys, program director, IDC.
As part of this launch, Intel publicized the notion of "occasionally connected computing"--that is, applications
that keep working productively even when there is no network connection--and encouraged application
infrastructure vendors to deliver products to support this new vision.