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VMware NSX Labs Available in Hands-On Labs Online Portal

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At VMworld 2013 in San Francisco, we launched the VMware NSX network virtualization platform to the world. During the keynote, our CEO Pat Gelsinger was joined by representatives from CITI, GE and eBay to discuss the promise of network virtualization and VMware NSX, and more than 20 partners announced support for the platform. But perhaps the Read more...

VMware NSX Featured On Packet Pushers Podcast

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This week, VMware’s Brad Hedlund and Scott Lowe spoke with Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks about the VMware NSX network virtualization platform. Check out the latest edition of the  “Packet Pushers Podcast” below. http://packetpushers.net/show-161-vmware-nsx-real-world-sdn-sponsored You can find all of Greg’s latest musings on networking at http://etherealmind.com/. Ethan provides his perspective on networking at http://ethancbanks.com/. Roger Read more...

Seven reasons VMware NSX, Cisco UCS and Nexus are orders of magnitude more awesome together

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VMware NSX, Cisco UCS and Cisco Nexus, TOGETHER solve many of the most pressing issues at the intersection of networking and virtualization. Executive Summary VMware NSX brings industry-leading network virtualization capabilities to Cisco UCS and Cisco Nexus infrastructures, on any hypervisor, for any application, with any cloud management platform.  Adding state of the art virtual networking (VMware NSX) to Read more...

VMware NSX Virtualizes the Network to Transform Network Operations

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Summary: VMware announces VMware NSX™, the platform for network virtualization Leading Companies to Virtualize Their Networks to Speed Innovation Partner Ecosystem Aligns with VMware to Support Customer Transition to Virtual Networking Today at VMworld®, we announced VMware NSX, the platform for network virtualization. This announcement is another giant step for VMware as we evolve from Read more...

VMware NSX Partners: Best-in-Class Services For Virtual Networks

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Applications are strategic business assets and the lifeblood of data centers, and the primary role of IT operators is to ensure that applications are at all times available, fast, and secure. In order to achieve this, businesses rely on network-based services which can include basic security to sophisticated threat prevention, load balancing to assure delivery Read more...

Introducing VMware NSX – The Platform For Network Virtualization

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Executive Overview: Today’s data center is largely virtualized from a compute perspective, and has unleashed unprecedented benefits of agility, efficiency and capex/opex savings. What is less known is that virtual network access ports have exceeded physical network access ports in number, and this trend is accelerating. In fact, today, 40% of vAdmins manage virtual networks. Read more...

Networking and Security Session Guide for VMworld 2013

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So, you’re a network geek, security ninja or cloud architect and you’re wondering what to attend at VMworld 2013. Well, here’s your handy guide to the sessions at this year’s conference in San Francisco you will be most interested in.. This year we have a full agenda of networking and security track sessions. We recognize Read more...

7 Ways Network Virtualization Simplifies Your Life

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This past week was National Simplify Your Life Week. It was a time of year to organize your garage — or your sock drawer. It’s the week for eliminating all those unnecessary items in your life. In other words: it’s time to de-clutter so you can de-stress! Perhaps nowhere is the need for simplicity more Read more...

Network Virtualization In Action: Phoenix NAP

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Phoenix NAP® is a full service data center and primary network access point (NAP) offering cloud services, dedicated server hosting, colocation, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). William Bell, vice president of product development, cloud and enterprise services at Phoenix NAP, tells us that the company has implemented VMware network virtualization as a business-critical component of their new Read more...