Webcast: NSX Micro-segmentation Q&A

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Our monthly webcasts always generate excellent questions from the audience. A few weeks ago, John Krueger the Principal Instructor for VMware Network and Virtualization training courses delivered Introduction to Micro-segmentation with VMware NSX and the questions were, as always, great. We pulled a few of them below, but you can read the entire list and watch the recording at your Read more...

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...

Upgrade Your NSX Skills with these 3 New Courses

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Now that you’ve upgraded your NSX, it’s time to upgrade your skills. These three new courses take you from the basics of installation and configuration, to post deployment troubleshooting, as well as a deep dive on micro-segmentation focused on security. VMware NSX: Micro-Segmentation [V6.3] This intensive three-day course explores the security-focused features of VMware NSX Read more...

Distributed Firewall (DFW) Timers

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This blog article on distributed firewall (DFW) timers has been contributed by Suma Gundaiah. Suma is a VCI certified, Senior Technical Training Specialist who specializes in VMware NSX technology and Cisco IP networking. In her free time, Suma loves exploring the wilderness of the Himalayas. A session timeout defines the duration of time a session 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...