NSX-T 2.4

NSX-T Infrastructure Deployment Using Ansible

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VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.4 was a major release adding new functionality for virtualized network and security for public, private and hybrid clouds. The release includes a rich set of features including IPv6 support, context-aware firewall, network introspection features, a new intent-based networking user interface and many more. Along with these features, another important infrastructure 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...

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...
NSX-T 2.4

Introducing IPv6 in NSX-T Data Center 2.4

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With the latest release for VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.4, we announced the support for IPv6. Since the advent of IPv4 address space exhaustion, IPv6 adoption has continued to increase around the world. A quick look at the Google IPv6 adoption statistics proves the fact that IPv6 adoption is ramping up. With the advances in Read more...
Virtual Cloud Network Readiness Assessment

Introducing the Virtual Cloud Network Readiness Assessment

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Is your network ready for applications, automation, multi-cloud, containers and more? Here’s a truth bomb for you: the network that got us here today is not sufficient for tomorrow. Sorry to be sardonic, but here are the facts: today, new business models, cloud adoption, and the explosion of connected devices are now must-haves for organizations Read more...
Check Point CloudGuard

Check Point CloudGuard now supports North-South service insertion for NSX-T Data Center

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We are excited to announce that our valued partner Check Point’s product CloudGuard has met all the certification requirements for NSX-T Data Center North-South service insertion! This is the first such certification following the recent release of version 2.3. It is particularly exciting given that NSX-T is designed to connect and protect workloads running in multiple environments like public Read more...
Virtual Cloud Network Deep Dive

Education Service Center Region 11 Protects Student Data with VMware NSX Data Center

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Rory Peacock is the Deputy Executive Director of Technology at Education Service Center Region 11, where he oversees all technology services provided to Region 11 schools. Region 11 is one of 20 education service centers throughout the State of Texas. In Texas, an education service center manages education programs, delivers technical assistance, and provides professional Read more...
VMworld Europe

NSX at VMworld 2018 Europe – The Technical Session Guide

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Hola! VMworld 2018 Europe is around the corner and we look forward to connecting with our VMware NSX community in Barcelona.  Before we go into session recommendations, let us give you a recap on what we have been up to since VMworld US. Since VMworld US in August 2018, we have announced general availability for Read more...

From Zero to NSX Hero

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The path toward virtualization and digital transformation can be arduous – but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re working to get a deep download on connectivity and security for apps and your data center for data, the cloud and the edge, look no further. Presenting our guide to becoming an NSXpert, below. Getting Started Read more...