"An industry analysis released this month rates Hewlett-Packard, IBM and VMware as "value leaders" for configuration management tools that can identify software applications running on a network and the impact of network configuration changes that will affect how those applications run."
"As every year comes to an end you'll find lots of security bloggers posting up lists of their 2011 security predictions. I'd like to hear what major developments /r/netsec thinks will occur in the field of information security over the course of the next year. If you've already posted your thoughts on a personal or work blog, feel free to link to it in the comments; but please include a short summary. If this takes off, we'll revisit it in December 2011 to see who's predictions played out. If you've been lurking but haven't commented yet, this is a great opportunity for you to start!"