Free NSX Webcast Series Starts Soon!

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Security, automation, and networking remain top priorities (and top challenges) for IT professionals. How can IT continue to provide for the needs of the business while ensuring that end users and sensitive company data remain secure? The answer: VMware NSX®.   And starting February 1, our resident NSX experts are kicking off the first session Read more...

3 Steps to Transforming IT Security

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Protecting the connections between people, devices, and objects has become more critical than ever, especially for organizations that are embracing the cloud. In a virtualized environment, maximum visibility and control are key to mitigating risk. In order to stay ahead of changing security needs, you need deep visibility into every interaction between users and applications, which Read more...

Why Firewalls Alone Are No Longer Enough

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This free Tech Brief from VMware explores the security options that network virtualization and micro-segmentation bring to the data center. But first, it sets the scene by reviewing why firewalls are no longer enough. For the longest time, firewalls were synonymous with security—and for the most part, that equation held true, so long as the Read more...

What is Network Virtualization?

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In Redefining Networking with Network Virtualization network virtualization is defined as: Much as server virtualization recreates the traits of a physical server within software, network virtualization likewise replicates the components of network and security services in a software container. Consequently, the virtualized network is provisioned and managed independent of your hardware, and the physical networking devices simply Read more...

Cyber Attacks, Data Security, and Employee Productivity: A Cybersecurity Podcast Series Recap

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In our recent podcast series, West Coghlan, senior editor for technology at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), unpacked the findings of the 2016 EIU study, The Cyber-Chasm: How the Disconnect Between the C-suite and Security Endangers the Enterprise. The study surveyed 1,100 C-suite and senior technology executives at companies across the globe and sought both Read more...