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VMware NSX: From Turning Point to Tipping Point

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I’m very excited that I get the opportunity to report on another exceptional quarter for VMware NSX. As a company, we’re demonstrating that NSX will be an important growth driver for the foreseeable future. We added more than 200 new NSX customers in the quarter, and have more than 120 customers that have spent more Read more...

Network Virtualization: Why Get Certified?

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As a networking professional, you know there’s only one certainty in today’s business landscape: change. As technology continues to grow and evolve, so has the way we operate and manage the network. Throughout most of the data center, hardware-centric infrastructure has been replaced with more agile, efficient, software-defined solutions. That’s a huge step forward—but the 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...

It’s Here: ‘Network Virtualization For Dummies’

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Today, just about all enterprise data centers have virtualized a significant portion of their server resources, and a large percentage are moving to virtualize their storage resources as well. That’s because the majority of IT organizations are realizing the payoff that comes with virtualization—things like better utilization of resources, increased IT agility, and lower capital Read more...

Come Out to vForum Montreal on April 21!

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Hey IT pros! Do you want to know how to simplify your IT with VMware solutions? Then join us at vForum Montreal on April 21st to discover the latest tips and tricks so that you can transform your IT! Whether you’re just starting out or you already have an advanced deployment plan, we’ll help you Read more...

Protecting Citizens, First Responders and Government Employees with VMware NSX

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Avondale, Ariz. is a full-service municipality, complete with police and fire departments, public works, utilities, and even a city slogan: “Aspiring. Achieving. Accelerating.” But while any city can aspire, no matter what its capabilities, for Avondale to achieve and accelerate, it needed three things from its IT infrastructure: run multiple disparate networks on the same Read more...

Automating Security Group and Policy Creation with NSX REST API

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As we’ve seen in many of the prior posts, VMware NSX is a powerful platform decoupling networking services from physical infrastructure. NSX effectively enables logical networking and security within a virtualized environment; this brings many of the same benefits we’re familiar with gaining from server virtualization such as flexibility, faster provisioning, better utilization of hardware, 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...