Virtual Cloud Network

NSX Portfolio Realizing the Virtual Cloud Network for Customers

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Whether you were just at VMworld US 2018 or you’re headed to Barcelona, we are excited to welcome you into the Virtual Cloud Network Experience! At VMworld this year we’re making some announcements that are helping turn the Virtual Cloud Network vision into reality and showcasing customer that have embraced virtual cloud networking. First, why Read more...
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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...

Enhancing NSX with Check Point vSEC

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While VMware NSX enables micro-segmentation of the Software Defined Data Center, it mostly polices traffic in layers 3 and 4, with only limited application level (layer 7) support.  Sometimes additional layers of protection are needed for use cases such as Secure DMZ or meeting regulatory compliance requirements like PCI, in which case partner solutions can Read more...

Fortinet FortiGate-VMX and NSX use cases

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NSX is an extensible platform; other vendors security solutions can be added to it by means of the Northbound REST API, and two private APIs: NETX for network introspection, and EPSEC for guest introspection. Fortinet’s FortiGate-VMX solution uses the NSX NETX API to provide advanced layer 4-7 services via service insertion, also called service chaining.  This enables Read more...

VMware Closes Acquisition of VeloCloud Networks

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As applications and data continue to be distributed more broadly from the data center to the edge, customers are increasingly relying on software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WANs) versus traditional networking for flexible, secure connectivity.  It’s for this reason that I am pleased to share that we officially closed our acquisition of VeloCloud Networks today, bringing their Read more...

VMware NSX and Check Point vSEC

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One of the current challenges of data center security is the East-West traffic that has become so pervasive as modern applications communicate a great deal between their different components.  Conventional perimeter security is poorly placed to secure these lateral flows, to promote a zero-trust model in order to prevent threats moving within each application layer. Read more...