Real World Use Cases for NSX and Pivotal Cloud Foundry

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Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) is the leading PaaS solution for enterprise customers today, providing a fast way to convert their ideas from conception to production. This is achieved by providing a platform to run their code in any cloud and any language taking care of all the infrastructure “stuff” for them. From building the container Read more...

Introducing VMware AppDefense – Expanding beyond micro-segmentation to threat detection and response

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Hopefully, you have heard the news today! We couldn’t be more excited to announce the general availability of VMware AppDefense, our new security solution. AppDefense bolsters the micro-segmentations threat prevention capabilities delivered by NSX with data center endpoint threat detection and response. It’s no secret that organizations are spending more money than ever on security. It’s also no surprise that Read more...

Disaster Recovery with VMware NSX-v and Zerto

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Note, this is a reposting of the blog that I initially posted here on humairahmed.com. In a prior blog, VMware NSX and SRM: Disaster Recovery Overview and Demo, I described and demoed how VMware NSX and SRM with vSphere Replication combined provide for an enhanced disaster recovery (DR) solution. SRM also provides additional integration with NSX when Read more...

Networking Challenges in OpenStack Clouds

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Did you decided that it is time to implement OpenStack to build your Cloud? Have you tested in the lab? Evaluated many distributions available and hired specialized OpenStack resources? However, when the environment goes into production, Neutron is not integrating with the physical network? If the above story closely resembles what you have faced, this Read more...

NSX Experience Day Planning for Operational Transformation: Key Resources

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Our Experience Day is a deep dive into operationalizing NSX.  This half-day working session includes breakouts, workbook assignments (summaries, checklists, and Q&A), and deep discussions with peers.  To realize the benefits of network virtualization, organizations will want to assess and execute an operational plan that spans across people, process, and technology.  You and your organization Read more...
Figure 3: Cross-VC NSX and F5 BIG-IP DNS Multi-site Deployment

Multi-site Active-Active Solutions with NSX-V and F5 BIG-IP DNS

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I’ve written several prior blogs on multi-site solutions with NSX-V discussing topics such as fundamentals, design options, multi-site security, and disaster recovery; see below links to review some of the prior material. In this post, I’ll discuss how VMware NSX-V and F5 BIG-IP DNS (prior known as F5 GTM) can be used together for Active/Active Read more...
End-to-End Segmentation with NSX SD-WAN and NSX Data Center

Enabling the Software-Defined Branch with NSX

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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...