In this document, Mike Foley; a senior technical marketing manager at VMware will elaborate on how ESXi security architecture and controls address common concerns in the security community regarding virtualization.
This information is for experienced security professionals who are familiar with compute, storage, and networking technologies and with data center operations.
Some of the concepts discussed in this paper might require a deeper understanding of general virtualization concepts. These are documented in the Understanding Full Virtualization, Paravirtualization, and Hardware Assist and Virtualization Overview white papers.
Download the technical white paper: Security of the VMware vSphere Hypervisor