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Distributed Firewall on VMware Cloud on AWS

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This blog post will provide a deep dive on the distributed firewall (DFW) on VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC on AWS). Let’s start with the basic concepts of a distributed firewall: Distributed Firewall Concepts The distributed firewall is an essential feature of NSX Data Center and essentially provides the ability to wrap virtual machines around a Read more...

VMware and Google Showcase Hybrid Cloud Deployment for Application Platform and Development Teams

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VMware and Google have been collaborating on a hybrid cloud for application platform and development teams. Both Google and VMware’s platforms are built on community-driven open-source technologies – namely Kubernetes, Envoy, and Istio. Having a common hybrid cloud foundation allows teams to run their applications on the optimal infrastructure and gives them more choice when Read more...

Guest Introspection Re-introduction for NSX-T 2.4

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(Re-)Introduction to Guest Introspection The Guest Introspection platform has been included in NSX Data Center for vSphere for several years, mostly as a replacement for the VMware vShield Endpoint product and providing customers the ability to plug in their VMware certified partner solutions to allow agent-less anti-virus and anti-malware protections for a variety of data Read more...

Switzerland’s Leading Provider of Customized Financial Services for Dental Facilities Ensures the Safe Handling of Patient Records

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The core business of Zahnärztekasse AG revolves around financial services for dentists and therefore secure patient records. The 33 employees look after the fee management of over 1,000 dental facilities in Switzerland. Recently, the company introduced a new level of security, because in the face of current threats and threats of cybercrime, sensitive data can Read more...

Cross-vCenter NSX at the Center for Advanced Public Safety

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Jason Foster is an IT Manager at the Center for Advanced Public Safety at the University of Alabama. The Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS) originally developed a software that provided crash reporting and data analytics software for the State of Alabama. Today, CAPS specializes in custom software mostly in the realm of law enforcement Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS with Transit Gateway Demo

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At AWS re:Invent 2018 last November, AWS introduced a regional construct called Transit Gateway (TGW). AWS Transit Gateway allows customers to connect multiple Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) together easily. TGW can be seen as a hub and all the VPCs can be seen as spokes in a hub and spoke-type model; any-to-any communication is made Read more...

NSX-T 2.4 – NSX Cloud eases your Adoption/Operations between on-premises Data Center, AWS and Azure

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2018 was a great year for NSX with Cloud seeing increased customer traction, strong partnerships established across the board, and a whole host of new features being released throughout the year! While most of our competitors are just starting on their public cloud solution, NSX Cloud is entering its second year of adoption, enabling consistent Read more...

Context-aware Micro-segmentation with NSX-T 2.4

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NSX-T 2.4 introduces Layer 7 Application Identity, FQDN /URL whitelisting and Identity Firewall. With last’s week landmark release of NSX-T 2.4,  and the RSA conference in full swing,  this is the perfect time to talk about to some of the new security functionality we are introducing in NSX-T 2.4. If you prefer seeing NSX-T in Read more...

Meet the VMware Service-defined Firewall: A New Approach to Firewalling

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VMware has had front row seats to the digital transformation that has touched virtually every organization. We’ve been there (and helped drive!) the journey from monolithic applications hosted on a single server, to distributed apps running in VMs, to further decentralization in the form of cloud-native apps composed of microservices. Now, we’re watching the proliferation Read more...