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...

Introducing VMware NSX Service Mesh

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Introducing VMware NSX Service Mesh We are excited to introduce VMware NSX® Service Mesh. Built on the foundation of Istio, this VMware offering will extend the capabilities of the Istio service mesh technology to bring visibility, control, and security at the application layer to microservices, the data they access, the users that interact with them, Read more...

VMware NSX Cloud Now in AWS Solution Space

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We are excited to announce that NSX Cloud, the VMware networking and security solution for AWS-native applications and hybrid-cloud, is now available in the AWS Solution Space! AWS created the Solution Space as a place for AWS Partner Network (APN) Technology Partners to showcase customer-ready solutions that combine AWS services with partner technologies and, optionally, Read more...

NSX Cloud at VMworld US 2018

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We have done a series of blogs on NSX Cloud in the last couple of weeks and the response has been great! We have customers who have purchased licenses already and are on-route to deployment, customers with whom we have completed POCs successfully, and a pipeline that looks promising. Meanwhile, recognitions continue to flow from Read more...
VMworld Europe

At VMworld, Get An Inside Look at a Modern Bank. Learn How Wells Fargo and Other Top Brands Reduce Risk While Fostering Innovation.

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This blog was co-authored by Jared Ruckle and Jonathan Morin.   VMworld is one of the seminal weeks in enterprise IT. You gather with your peers to learn and discuss the challenges of the day. And what are those challenges? Three stand out: Rising consumer expectations. Your customers expect to interact with your brand on their Read more...