Announcing VMware vRealize Network Insight 4.0

Today at VMWorld Barcelona, VMware announced vRealize Network Insight 4.0. vRealize Network Insight 4.0 builds on VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network vision by enabling application security planning and network troubleshooting across multi and hybrid clouds.

In addition to helping customers plan application migration to public clouds and providing them with consistent security and network analytics for their Software-Defined Data Center and Amazon Web Services environments, vRealize Network Insight 4.0 adds hybrid cloud troubleshooting. Users can trace the path between two VMs on-premise, two EC2 instances in AWS, and even the path from a VM on-premise to an EC2 instance in AWS. This powerful path visibility flags any potential networking or security issues in the path and even provides recommendations for fixes.

vRealize Network Insight 4.0 also expands on visibility across the networking overlay and underlay. It provides NSX-T topology visualization and correlated troubleshooting for NSX-T events. Users can also get P-P flow visibility through sflow support in addition to Netflow and visibility into Cisco ACI underlay and Cisco ASA firewall.


What is VMware vRealize Network Insight?

VMware vRealize Network Insight enables application-centric security and network visibility across private, public and hybrid clouds. It helps build an optimized, highly-available and secure network infrastructure across multi-cloud environments. It accelerates micro-segmentation planning and deployment, helps customers plan application migration, and provides operational views to manage, scale and compliance for VMware NSX deployments. It is available for on-premise deployment as well as a VMware Cloud Service.


Why VMware vRealize Network Insight?

  • Easy to try, deploy and use scale-out software solution: VMware vRealize Network Insight is available to try free for 30 days as a VMware Cloud Service. Most customers can get setup and ready to use in less than 30 mins. The simple search-based UI with rich topology views and powerful analytics helps network, virtual infrastructure and cloud admins rapidly troubleshoot and resolve networking/security related issues that impact application performance and availability.
  • Vendor agnostic and agentless: Our philosophy with vRealize Network Insight is to help you be most efficient by reducing your management overhead and enabling you to identify and root cause issues quickly. In keeping with this philosophy, vRealize Network Insight does not require any end point agents and plugs into a existing data sources. To drastically streamline your troubleshooting experience, vRealize Network Insight correlates issues with your networking and security infrastructure across the virtual overlay and physical underlay. The physical underlay visibility supports switches, routers, firewalls and other devices from leading vendors.
  • Built for the multi-cloud, in the multi-cloud: As customers expand into public clouds, vRealize Network Insight helps customers plan application migration and then helping them get consistent visibility and troubleshooting across multiple clouds. It is also available for on-premise deployment and as a VMware Cloud Service SaaS offering. Regardless of how you choose to consume it – on premise or in the cloud, you get the full multi-cloud monitoring capability and scale.


Hear What Customers Are Saying

In less than two years, vRealize Network Insight has quickly become the go-to analytics platform for thousands of customers for planning application security, deploying and troubleshooting micro-segmentation, troubleshooting networking and security issues, planning application migration and getting consistent visibility across clouds.

Hear their success stories or read their reviews on IT Central Station.


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