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NSX-T 2.4

Context-aware Micro-segmentation with NSX-T 2.4


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...

Context-Aware Micro-segmentation – an innovative approach to Application and User Identity Firewall


Summary: With Context-awareness, NSX for vSphere 6.4 enables customers to enforce policy based on Application and Protocol Identification and expands the Identity Firewall support to Multiple User Sessions. A few weeks ago, VMware released version 6.4 of NSX for vSphere.  The 6.4 release brings many new features, with Context-awareness being key from a security perspective. Read more...
End-to-End Segmentation with NSX SD-WAN and NSX Data Center

Enabling the Software-Defined Branch with NSX


Reimagining the edge While the importance of the cloud is obvious to anyone, the increasing importance of the edge is often overlooked.  As digitization and the Internet of Things are  leading to an exponential growth in the number of devices, the amount of data that is being generated by sensors in devices such as self-driving-cars, mobile endpoints Read more...

ICSA Labs Certifies NSX Micro-segmentation Capabilities


VMware NSX  has achieved ICSA labs Corporate Firewall Certification. With the release of NSX for vSphere® 6.3, VMware has not only introduced several key security features such as Application Rule Manager and Endpoint Monitoring, which provide deep visibility into the application, and enable a rapid zero-trust deployment, but has also achieved Corporate Firewall Certification in independent Read more...

Operationalizing Micro-segmentation – NSX Securing "Anywhere" – Part III


Welcome to part 3 of the Micro-Segmentation Defined – NSX Securing “Anywhere” blog series. This installment covers how to operationalize NSX Micro-Segmentation. Be sure to check out Part 1 on the definition of micro-segmentation and Part 2 on securing physical workloads with NSX. This blog covers the following topics: Micro-segmentation design patterns Determining appropriate security Read more...