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Attend Future:NET 2019 – a Premier Networking Event

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What is Future:NET? Is it a thinktank? A forum? An incubator? 4 years ago VMware launched Future:NET with a simple idea of bringing together some of the brightest minds in networking together for an open and honest conversation about the future direction of networking. While other networking conferences have been reduced to vendor showcases, Future:NET Read more...
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VMware Cloud on AWS: NSX Networking and Security eBook

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Check out my latest book co-authored with my colleagues Gilles Chekroun (@twgilles) and Nico Vibert (@nic972) on VMware NSX networking and security in VMware Cloud on AWS. Thank you Tom Gillis (@_tomgillis), Senior Vice President/General Manager, Networking and Security Business Unit for writing the foreword and providing some great insight. Download the eBook for Free Read more...
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Service Mesh: The Next Step in Networking for Modern Applications

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By Bruce Davie, CTO, Asia Pacific & Japan What’s New in the World of Networking As I’m currently preparing my breakout session for VMworld 2019, I’ve been spending plenty of time looking into what’s new in the world of networking. A lot of what’s currently happening in networking is driven by the requirements of modern Read more...
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The Field Guide to the Cloud Networking Sessions at VMworld 2019

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Meet the expanded VMware NSX Product Family Last year, we expanded the VMware NSX family of products to include NSX Data Center, NSX Cloud, AppDefense, VMware SD-WAN by Velocloud, NSX Hybrid Connect and NSX Service Mesh. This year, AVI Networks has joined our family.  With the combined portfolio, we’re delivering on the Virtual Cloud Network vision of connecting, automating and protecting Read more...

Service-defined Firewall Benchmark and Solution Architecture

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Today we are happy to introduce the Service-defined Firewall Validation Benchmark report and Solution Architecture document. Firewalls and firewalling technology have come a very long way in thirty years. To understand how VMware is addressing the demands of modern application frameworks, while addressing top concerns for present day CISO’s, let’s take a brief look at Read more...

Avi Networks Now Part of VMware

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By Tom Gillis, SVP/GM of Networking and Security BU When we first announced our intent to acquire Avi Networks, the excitement within our customer base, with industry watchers and within our own business was overwhelming. IDC analysts wrote, “In announcing its intent to acquire software ADC vendor Avi Networks, VMware both enters the ADC market Read more...

Light Board Video Series: VMware NSX Cloud

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Over the last decade there has been a gradual, continuous shift of enterprise software applications away from the data center and towards one or multiple public clouds. As more and more applications are built natively in public clouds like AWS or Azure, the management of networking and security for those workloads becomes more complex: each Read more...

Financial Services Company Becomes More Secure and Agile

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Flexible IT Infrastructure Required for Operation Being #1 has its own kind of pressure. When you’re #2 in the market you have a clear goal: topple the #1. What’s the mindset of a market leader? Watch your back? Protect what you have? Ignore everything? Harel lnsurance lnvestments & Financial Services is the leader of Israel’s Read more...

VMware Announces Intent to Acquire Avi Networks to Deliver Software-Defined ADC for the Multi-Cloud Era

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By Tom Gillis, SVP/GM of Networking and Security BU Today I’m excited to announce that VMware has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Avi Networks, a leader of software-defined application delivery services for the multicloud era. Our vision at VMware is to deliver the “public cloud experience” to developers regardless of what underlying infrastructure they Read more...