Creating Tags in NSX with Cloud Assembly

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VMware Cloud Assembly provides the ability to add tags to VMware NSX logical switches (segments) when a private, routed, or outbound network type is selected in a blueprint. Tags are also added to existing and deployed load balancers, deployed virtual servers, server pools, application profiles, and monitor objects.  Why is this cool, you ask?  Tags can

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Network Automation with Cloud Assembly and NSX – part 2

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In the first post, I covered how to add Cloud Accounts and view discovered compute and network resources in Cloud Assembly.  If you missed the first post or need a refresher, click here – part 1 – to check it out.  Each of the posts in this series assumes you have access to Cloud Assembly with the

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Network Automation with Cloud Assembly and NSX – part 1

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Cloud Assembly provides the ability to create Provider and on-demand networks, plus use existing software defined networks, through our integrations with VMware NSX.  NSX isn’t the only option available for Infrastructure as Code needs.  Cloud Assembly also allows you to leverage the network resources provided by public cloud providers.  Over the next 3 posts, I’ll

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Application Networking and Security with vRealize Automation and NSX-T

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NSX-T is VMware’s software defined networking platform, it is a critical component of VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) strategy. NSX-T is gaining industry momentum due to innovations in container networking, security, performance, and scalability. Integrating network services along with your application is a critical piece of delivering services faster to your application developers, and

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Webinar: Comprehensive Network Automation with vRealize and NSX

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Interested in learning how to deliver faster, higher quality services to your business and customers? Join us on July 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. PDT to learn how you can leverage Network Automation, a powerful combination of vRealize Suite’s components: vRealize Automation and vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) and NSX, VMware’s software-defined networking solution, to drive

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Webinar: Comprehensive Network Automation with vRealize and NSX

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Interested in learning how to deliver faster, higher quality services to your business and customers? Join us on June 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. PDT to learn how you can leverage Network Automation, a powerful combination of vRealize Suite’s components: vRealize Automation and vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) and NSX, VMware’s software-defined networking solution, to drive

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Mastering NSX Load Balancers using vRealize Automation

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Unlock the Greater Value of vRealize Automation Many vRealize Automation (vRA) customers start their IT automation journey from the basic Infrastructure-as-a-service. If you have achieved fast provisioning and delivery of infrastructure services to end users, the next logical step is to connect vRealize Automation with other existing tools, deliver custom services and make a true end-to-end automation happen in your IT environment.  vRealize Automation, with

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vRA and NSX – Application Services and Design

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In the Intro to App-Centric Networking and Security post, I introduced some of the value and benefits of brining vRealize Automation and NSX together (be sure to give that a review before continuing). Now we’ll dive a bit deeper into the technical details of the integration to gain an understanding of how these solutions can

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vRA and NSX – Intro to App-Centric Networking and Security

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Introduction In a software-defined world, infrastructure is defined by policies based on a set of requirements — prescribed by the business, applications, security or IT itself. Those policies are tied to a set of logic that integrates and automates a given service as needed, when needed. For its part in the SDDC stack, vRealize Automation

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