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Monitoring Network Performance for Remote Workers

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By: Karthic Kumar Thanks to VMware vSphere, VMware NSX, and VMware Horizon VDI solutions, which made remote work possible from anywhere and helping organizations continue their business amidst the “New Normal “situation. Almost everyone is working from home now; it is a new challenge every organization is facing, keeping the infrastructure healthy, and meeting the Read more...

Managing PCI Compliance with vRealize Network Insight

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By: Brien M. Posey Companies that accept credit card payments are required to comply with a set of regulations collectively known as the Payment Card Industry Security Standard, or PCI. The PCI regulations establish requirements for how organizations must protect cardholder data, and what those organizations must do to keep their networks secure. From an Read more...

Network & Security Operations Demo for VMware Cloud on AWS

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VMware vRealize Network Insight has deep insight into what’s happening on VMware Cloud on AWS. Everything from traffic analytics, to hybrid cloud connectivity, to event & change history, to capacity management…I could keep going. Below is a demo video of the capabilities of vRealize Network Insight for VMware Cloud on AWS. Here are a few Read more...

Understanding Network Topology in a Multi-Cloud Environment

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By Joep Piscaer Multi-cloud is often talked about as if it’s a deliberately chosen and executed strategy—something you think about, design for, and then execute. The reality is often vastly different. Cloud usage grows organically, across both the number of services used, as well as the per-service spend. For many organizations, this means running the Read more...

Now Available: vRealize Network Insight Cookbook!

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I’m very excited to announce that the vRealize Network Insight Cookbook is now available! After one year of research and writing, 51.142 words, 280 pages, and 107 draft versions later, it’s here! Whether you’re a beginner with vRealize Network Insight or a pro, the Cookbook will have content you can put to use. Expect a Read more...

Adding any Network Device to vRealize Network Insight

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By Brien M. Posey vRealize Network Insight provides a wealth of information about the resources on your network, and the traffic flowing between those resources. In order to do so, however, it needs to be aware of the infrastructure resources that exist in your datacenter. Fortunately, VMware has made it easy to add physical network Read more...

Using Machine Learning to Discover Applications

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Applications have always been the focus of IT. They provide value, what people use in their day-to-day; they are what truly matters. When applications go down, organizations could grind to a halt. That is why an infrastructure department needs to keep track of the applications that are running in the environment. Which workloads (VMs, physical Read more...

Automation Examples for vRealize Network Insight

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vRealize Network Insight is a treasure trove of information on what’s happening in your network. It ingests network configuration data, application flows going through the network, metrics, and correlates all this data to the application workloads. One of the best things about this is that all this information is also available via the public APIs Read more...

vRealize Network Insight Integration with vRealize Operations

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vRealize Network Insight has been bridging the gaps between networking, security, and infrastructure admins for a while now. By bringing configuration & operational information into one interface, so that all teams can see the same networking data and talk the same language. With vRealize Network Insight 5.2 (vRNI) and vRealize Operations 8.1 (vROps) – we’ve Read more...