Better Together: Cloud Management Platform + Network Virtualization

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Download Brochure: Cloud Management Platform + Network Virtualization Are you looking to deliver secure applications with blazing speed for your enterprise?  Applications are the lifeblood of the business in today’s digital economy.  Slow time to market can result in missed business opportunities, impacting revenue potential.  Download the new brochure to learn more how VMware vRealize Read more...

vRealize Network Insight 3.1 and NSX Universal Objects

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With the release of vRealize Network Insight 3.1 on October 6th customers now have visibility to NSX Universal Objects.  If you are unfamiliar with Universal Objects they are NSX Cross-vCenter objects such as Logical Switches, Distributed Logical Routers and Distributed Firewalls.  Since these can be deployed across multiple vCenter domains as of NSX 6.2, having Read more...
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Monitor NSX Health and Availability with vRealize Network Insight

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Have you deployed NSX in your environment?  Maybe considering NSX for the future of your software defined data center?  You should use vRealize Network Insight to monitor your NSX health.  You can learn more by watching a new VMware feature demonstration video for vRealize Network Insight.  This short video focuses on maintaining the health and availability of Read more...

Intro to Networking and Security Automation with vRA

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(this article was originally posted on virtualjad.com) Networking and security automation — and specifically the use of on-demand services — will continue to play a more significant role as NSX (and network virtualization in general) continues to become more and more prominent. Customers are still trying to understand the impacts of app-centric networking and whether or not Read more...

Log Insight for NSX Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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Log Insight for NSX FAQ (Ed. Note: Got a question not covered here? Post them in the comment and we’ll add them.) This FAQ blog has been converted to a KB Article (2145800), which will be updated as needed. Please reference http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145800. Q: What was announced? A: VMware announced that all users with a NSX 6.2.3 (and beyond) license are Read more...

Demystifying vRealize Automation Network Profiles

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Ever wanted to know how to build flexible application network topologies with vRA ? Ever wondered how to model networks using the vRealize Automation Network Profiles concept in vRA and how to configure those? If yes, then this blog article is for you! Readers of this post should be familiar with vRealize Automation (vRA) – Read more...

Introducing VMware vCloud Suite 7 and vRealize Suite 7

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vRealize Suite 7: Cloud Management Platform Reloaded! VMware is unveiling the new VMware vCloud Suite 7 and vRealize Suite 7 today!  We have revamped the entire Cloud Management Platform (CMP) line up in the past couple of months, and there are a lot of exciting updates in this launch.  This blog will be a bit Read more...

TRENDING NOW! – VMware NSX and vRealize Automation

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by Rich Bourdeau The last five customer case studies that I have posted had three trends that we are starting to see more of our customers deploy. Application-centricity – companies are moving beyond just automating infrastructure components (compute, network, storage) and automating the delivery of complete application environments. Expanded network services– network configuration has expanded Read more...

VMware NSX and vRealize Automation Help the University of New Mexico Improve Security and Compliance

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by Rich Bourdeau The University of New Mexico is a state run university and research institution with over 35,000 students and 9,100 staff.  For the last two years they have been utilizing VMware’s vRealize Automation to improve the speed, efficiency, and reliability of the IT resources they provide their users.  Their “Lobo Cloud” gives each Read more...

NetFlow: Simplify Network Operations Management for the SDDC

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by Damian Miller, NetflowLogic NetFlow or IPFIX NetFlow or IPFIX is a networking protocol that collects IP traffic information as records and sends them to a processing technology such as NetFlow Logic’s NetFlow Integrator for traffic flow analysis. VMware NSX, the networking foundation for the software defined data center (SDDC), supports NetFlow/IPFIX,  which is the Read more...