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...

VMware to Showcase NSX Service Mesh with Enterprise PKS at KubeCon EMEA

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Go Beyond Microservices with NSX Service Mesh Based on Istio and Envoy, VMware NSX Service Mesh provides discovery, visibility, control, and security of end-to-end transactions for cloud native applications. Announced at KubeCon NA 2018, NSX Service Mesh is currently in private Beta and interested users may sign up here. The design for NSX Service Mesh extends beyond Read more...

gRPC-Web and Istio: A Report from Service Mesh Day

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In this post I’ll briefly describe the problem in the gRPC domain and a solution based on gRPC-Web, Envoy proxy and Istio to neatly solve it. What is gRPC? gRPC is a universal, high-performance, open-source RPC framework based on HTTP/2. Essentially, it lets you easily define a service using Protocol Buffers (Protobufs), works across multiple Read more...
NSX-T 2.4

Introducing NSX-T 2.4 – A Landmark Release in the History of NSX

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In February 2017, we introduced VMware NSX-T Data Center to the world. For years, VMware NSX for vSphere had been spearheading a network transformation journey with a software-defined, application-first approach. In the meantime, as the application landscape was changing with the arrival of public clouds and containers, NSX-T was being designed to address the evolving Read more...

IHS Markit Talks Pioneering Private Cloud, Containers, and VMware Cloud on AWS

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Global information, analytics, and solutions company IHS Markit provides data-driven insight for its government and corporate customers. Using VMware vRealize Automation, the company has already rolled out a private cloud that helped developers cut a 6-month infrastructure provisioning process down to one week. They’ve also been using VMware NSX-T Data Center to secure their workloads Read more...

NSX-T Integration with Openshift

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I am sometimes being approached with questions about NSX-T integration details for Openshift. As you may know NSX-T is packaged and integrated with Pivotal Container Service PKS, and also fully integrates Pivotal Application Service (PAS formerly known as PCF) as well as with vanilla Kubernetes, but what you may not know is how NSX-T integrates Read more...