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King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology Achieves Reliable, Secure, High-Performance Cloud Services with VMware NSX

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King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology’s (KACST) Internet Services Unit (ISU) needed to build a reliable, secure, scalable Public Cloud service that is automated and on demand. It also needed to provide seamless operations for their customers, which includes all of the academic institutions and government organizations in Saudi Arabia. ISU was able to Read more...

Poland’s Poznań Science and Technology Park Upgrades Its Infrastructure-as-a-Service Model with VMware NSX

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Poznań Science and Technology Park—known in Polish as Poznańskiego Parku Naukowo-Technologicznego, or PPNT—supports the incubation of start-ups and technology companies in Poland through co-operation with science, business, and technology enterprises. Its facilities and services include laboratories, office space, and specialized research equipment, as well as IT infrastructure services like server colocation and hosting, system monitoring 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...

Physical Security in a Virtual World – NSX Securing “Anywhere” – Part II

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This is the second blog post in our Micro-segmentation Defined – NSX Securing “Anywhere” blog series. This blog post walks through security requirements that exist in environments with mixed workload deployment types. A mixed workload environment is one utilizing multiple application deployment models, including applications deployed on both virtual machines and legacy physical servers. We Read more...

Monitoring VMware NSX SpoofGuard with REST API and Perl

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In some prior blogs, we demonstrated leveraging NSX REST API with Python. See prior blogs, Automating Security Group and Policy Creation with NSX REST API and Automating VMware NSX Security Rules Creation using Splunk and Some Code. In this blog, we demonstrate how NSX REST API can be used with the popular Perl programming language. One of Perl’s 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...

Gain Deep Insight Into Your NSX Network While Simplifying Management and Operations

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We’re excited to announce that VMware NSX, version 6.2.3, is now available for all customers with active support. As we evolve the NSX platform, we continue to place a high degree of emphasis on helping customers operationalize NSX, speed-up deployment, and integrate with more systems from our NSX ecosystem partners. This latest release introduces enhanced network monitoring Read more...

A.T. Still University greatly improves firewall performance and security with cost-effective VMware NSX solution

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ATSU revolutionized its schools and clinics with the cost-effective security solution, VMware NSX, which increases firewall performance, meets HIPAA compliance, automates services, and improves agility, resulting in more affordable tuition and better healthcare services. Some of the business benefits: easy implementation cost effective better application performance “VMware NSX is the most revolutionary development in our Read more...

Micro-segmentation Defined – NSX Securing "Anywhere" – Part I

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The landscape of the modern data center is rapidly evolving. The migration from physical to virtualized workloads, move towards software-defined data centers, advent of a multi-cloud landscape, proliferation of mobile devices accessing the corporate data center, and adoption of new architectural and deployment models such as microservices and containers has assured the only constant in Read more...