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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...
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NSX-T 2.0 is Here!

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VMware NSX is a network virtualization and security platform for the enterprise that is helping our customers make the transition to the digital era.  As developers embrace new technologies like containers, and the percentage of workloads running in public clouds increases, network virtualization must expand to offer a full range of networking and security services, Read more...
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NSX Going Wild at This Year’s VMworld

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Get ready! NSX is hosting a major swag giveaway at VMworld as part of a celebration for everything our customers have accomplished in 2017! At various times throughout the conference, we’ll be on the prowl, looking for folks sporting NSX gear. If you’re spotted “in the wild” adorned with anything “NSX”, you could win some Read more...
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Announcing Three New VMware NSX Guides!

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VMware’s Networking and Security Business Unit is excited to announce THREE NSX Guides being released for VMworld U.S. 2017! Our Guides are authored and technically reviewed by VMware subject matter experts and serve to cover VMware network and security essentials. These new guides follow our existing Day 1 Guide based on VMware NSX’s most popular use-case: Read more...
Figure 2: VDI with NSX-V Providing for Enhanced Security Services

VMware NSX-V: Security for VxRAIL Hyper-Converged Solutions

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Check-out the new white paper on leveraging NSX-V for security within the VxRAIL hyper-converged platform. The paper outlines how VxRAIL hyper-converged solutions leveraging NSX-V for security solves many of the security challenges with traditional silo-based architectures. A brief outline is provided below. Make sure to checkout the white paper for additional details.  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...

NSX Sessions for the Geeks at VMworld 2017

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This year at VMworld 2017 we have a great agenda full of highly technical sessions around NSX.  Over the past few years NSX has expanded to meet a variety of use cases as our Content Catalog clearly shows. Based on the project your working on today, check out our recommendations for the best technical sessions Read more...
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Top 10 Networking and Security Sessions VMworld 2017

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At VMworld 2016, we showed network virtualization has gone mainstream and that NSX is the sure-fire way for you to bring your data center into the future with unparalleled security, speed, and agility. A year on, NSX is taking its show on the road, and its destination is… everywhere. Not satisfied to help you master Read more...

Calling All Networking Leaders – future:net 2017 is Coming

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“I thought future:net was the smartest of the networking conferences I’ve attended this year. The speakers were excellent — especially the customer and end-user stories, which provided valuable insight…it reminded me a lot of the first years of the Open Network Summit — the brain trust of the industry would attend, and that made it Read more...