With the adoption of virtualization in the server, network and storage areas, the creation of private cloud environments has become a reality for many financial institutions. Private cloud allows organizations to reduce the time to market for new applications and services which is crucial in a competitive environment. Moreover, virtualization is helping these organizations utilize data center hardware infrastructure more effectively, leading to a reduction in costs and improvements in operational efficiencies.
These very efficiencies pave the way for network segmentation to better protect resources on the internal network should malicious actors get past the perimeter security controls. Read our use case to learn how to apply network segmentation in the private cloud.