On a Journey with VMware NSX Customers

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Playing a part in the transformation of the networking industry has been one of the most rewarding opportunities of my career. On top of that I get the privilege of leading a team that continues to amaze me in their ability to execute. You’ve heard us talk about the more than 400 VMware NSX customers Read more...

Deploying VMware NSX with Horizon

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As part of the recent launch of Horizon 6, Tony Paikeday, senior product line manager, End-User Computing, VMware, takes a look at the value proposition of deploying the VMware NSX network virtualization platform together with Horzon. Deploying VMware NSX with Horizon VMware NSX, deployed with Horizon, offers a better alternative to securing east-west traffic between Read more...

3 Ways To Get Started With VMware NSX

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Over the past 12 months, VMware NSX momentum has continued to grow, as we’ve added new platform capabilities, expanded our partner ecosystem, and of course, had more than 250+ customers purchase NSX for deployment. And as interest in VMware NSX has grown with both customers and IT professionals looking to evolve their careers by adding Read more...

Getting Started with VMware NSX Part II – Building Virtual Networks

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In the previous post we took a look at the simplicity of deploying VMware NSX into a new or existing VMware environment. This post looks to develop upon our existing infrastructure and build out a three-tier application with a Web, App and Database tier. Application Topology This application displayed above highlights what this blog seeks to build out. Note that there are Read more...

Getting Started with VMware NSX Part I – Preparation

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This short series will focus on how virtualization administrators and network engineers alike can easily and efficiently deploy VMware NSX and network virtualization into their existing environments. From the simple and seamless installation, building your first virtual network to management and administration of an NSX environment, this series will highlight how easy it is to Read more...

VMware NSX Labs Available in Hands-On Labs Online Portal

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At VMworld 2013 in San Francisco, we launched the VMware NSX network virtualization platform to the world. During the keynote, our CEO Pat Gelsinger was joined by representatives from CITI, GE and eBay to discuss the promise of network virtualization and VMware NSX, and more than 20 partners announced support for the platform. But perhaps the Read more...

What Is Network Virtualization?

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This post originally appeared on bradhedlund.com, Brad is an experienced networking professional in VMware’s Networking and Security Business Unit, specializing in network virtualization and data center fabrics. Data centers exist for the sole purpose to deploy applications. Applications that automate business processes, serve customers better, enter new markets … you get the idea. It’s all about Read more...