- VMware announces VMware NSX™, the platform for network virtualization
- Leading Companies to Virtualize Their Networks to Speed Innovation
- Partner Ecosystem Aligns with VMware to Support Customer Transition to Virtual Networking
Today at VMworld®, we announced VMware NSX, the platform for network virtualization. This announcement is another giant step for VMware as we evolve from being a server virtualization vendor into a supplier of an entire solution for the data center. At the show, our CEO Pat Gelsinger talked about how VMware is helping to transform the network to radically simplify IT as part of his VMworld keynote presentation. He was joined on stage by several leading companies, including CITI, eBay and GE, to discuss the value of network virtualization. Additionally, more than 20 partners announced support for VMware NSX. Continue reading
Applications are strategic business assets and the lifeblood of data centers, and the
primary role of IT operators is to ensure that applications are at all times available, fast, and secure. In order to achieve this, businesses rely on network-based services which can include basic security to sophisticated threat prevention, load balancing to assure delivery of applications, and services that allow physical and virtual resources to be consistently managed.
When we developed VMware NSX™, we recognized that customers had made huge investments in application infrastructure including networking services, which served as the foundational components of their IT infrastructure. We architected the VMware NSX network virtualization platform in a way that ensures the services we offer on NSX virtual networks deliver next generation functionality, and are also as co-existent, transparent, and effective as those deployed on physical networks. Continue reading