New Dell PowerEdge servers built with NVIDIA DPUs, NVIDIA GPUs and VMware vSphere 8 will be available by the end of 2022.
NVIDIA and Dell announced Tuesday from VMware Explorer new Dell PowerEdge servers optimized to run the VMware vSphere 8 enterprise workload platform and NVIDIA AI Enterprise software on NVIDIA’s BlueField data processing units and GPUs. The new units will be available by the end of 2022.
NVIDIA AI Enterprise is used to run AI and analytics workloads on-premises or in the cloud.
What to expect from VMware vSphere 8
VMware vSphere 8 is not available today. vSphere 7 is the current version. vSphere 8 is expected to be available in October, VMware said.
“VMware vSphere 8 offloads, accelerates, isolates and better secures data center infrastructure services onto the NVIDIA BlueField DPU, and frees the computing resources to process the intelligence factories of
The offensive security tool used by penetration testers is also being used by threat actors from the ransomware and cyberespionage spheres.
The business of penetration testing and security auditing is huge, and a lot of different tools are available on the market, or even for free, to help penetration testers. Some of those offensive security frameworks became very popular, such as Metasploit or Cobalt Strike. They are widely used by red teams but also by threat actors, including nation-state sponsored ones.
Amongst those frameworks, Sliver appeared in 2019 as an open-source framework available on Github and advertised to security professionals.
What is Sliver and what is it used for?
Sliver’s creators describe it as “an open source cross-platform adversary emulation/red team framework” which supports “C2 over Mutual TLS (mTLS), WireGuard, HTTP(S), and DNS and are dynamically compiled with per-binary asymmetric encryption