VMware NSX is the Networking Bridge to a Multi-Cloud Future

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Across industries, the race is on to digital transformation. It’s all about business innovation and redefinition. The transformations are huge: Tesla isn’t just a car manufacturer; it’s a software business that makes cars. CITI is a software business that makes loans. GE is a software business that makes industrial equipment. Register for this VMworld 2016 Read more...

Cross-VC NSX: Multi-site Deployments with Ease and Flexibility

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As discussed in prior Cross-VC NSX/multi-site blogs, Cross-VC NSX allows for NSX logical networking and security across multiple vCenter domains which may also be across multiple sites. The benefits of this capability are immediately clear in terms of workload mobility, resource pooling, central management and application of consistent security policies across vCenter domains/sites, and disaster Read more...

NSX-V: Multi-site Options and Cross-VC NSX Design Guide

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Check-out the new NSX-V Multi-site Options and Cross-VC NSX Design Guide The goal of this design guide is to outline several NSX solutions available for multi-site data center connectivity before digging deeper into the details of the Cross-VC NSX multi-site solution. Learn how Cross-VC NSX enables logical networking and security across multiple vCenter domains/sites and Read more...

Node Africa Deploys Greenfield Data Center Infrastructure, Leads Africa to be Cloud First Continent

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Node Africa is a cloud service provider and cloud broker. One of very few hybrid to public cloud providers in Africa, it offers its customers bespoke cloud infrastructure and services including consulting, design, build, and deployment of complex solutions. When the organization launched in Kenya, their challenges included deploying a data center in under two Read more...

Arkin Acquisition will Further Simplify VMware NSX Operational Planning and Visibility

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VMware NSX is experiencing tremendous growth across the board – in number of customer deployments, sales, and partnerships. Lots of organizations have been vocal in their support of NSX, including Heartland Payment Systems, University of New Mexico, Sugar Creek, Tribune Media, and many others. These customers are deploying NSX for use cases such as micro-segmentation, Read more...

Enhanced Disaster Recovery with Cross-VC NSX and SRM

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Check-out the new Disaster Recovery with NSX and SRM whitepaper that explains how Cross-VC NSX + VMware’s SRM offers an Enhanced Disaster Recovery (DR) solution and solves many of the challenges related to traditional DR solutions. This solution provides consistent logical networking and security across protected and recovery sites and faster recovery upon disaster scenarios. A summary and overview of the solution Read more...

Cross-VC NSX for Multi-site Solutions

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The Cross-VC NSX feature introduced in VMware NSX 6.2, allows for NSX logical networking and security support across multiple vCenters. Logical switches (LS), distributed logical routers (DLR) and distributed firewall (DFW) can now be deployed across multiple vCenter domains. These Cross-VC NSX objects are called Universal objects. The universal objects are similar to distributed logical Read more...

VMware NSX Use Case – Simplifying Disaster Recovery (Part 2)

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Nicolas Vermandé (VCDX#055) is practice lead for Private Cloud & Infrastructure  at Kelway, a VMware partner. Nicolas covers the Software-Defined Data Center on his blog www.my-sddc.om, This is Part 2 in a series of posts the describes a specific use case for VMware NSX in the context of Disaster Recovery. Here’s part 1, ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Deploying the environment Now let’s see Read more...

VMware NSX Use Case – Simplifying Disaster Recovery (Part 1)

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Nicolas Vermandé (VCDX#055) is practice lead for Private Cloud & Infrastructure  at Kelway, a VMware partner. Nicolas covers the Software-Defined Data Center on his blog www.my-sddc.om, This series of posts describes a specific use case for VMware NSX in the context of Disaster Recovery. The goal is to demonstrate the routing and programmability capabilities through a lab scenario. Read more...