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Network Security: The VMware NSX Network Virtualization Platform’s Hidden Gem

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This week, we announced a new joint solution with our partner Palo Alto Networks that will automate and accelerate the deployment of next-generation network security with centralized management across physical and virtual domains. You can read the full announcement about the forthcoming integrated solution from our companies in our press release here. For most data Read more...

VMware @ OpenStack Summit Hong Kong

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Next week in Hong Kong, the VMware team will have a major presence at the OpenStack Summit, and we have an ever-growing presence on the agenda of speaking sessions and demos. As we did with the Portland show, he is a show planner with a schedule of all the VMware sessions. Here’s a snapshot of Read more...

VMware Announces General Availability of VMware NSX Network Virtualization Platform

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Today at VMworld® in Barcelona, we once again highlighted VMware NSX, the platform for network virtualization. More importantly, we announced general availability of VMware NSX. Interested customers should contact their VMware representative who can put them in touch directly with a VMware NSX specialist. Originally announced at VMworld in San Francisco, VMware NSX represents another Read more...

VMware NSX, Convergence, and Reforming Operational Visibility for the SDDC

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Through convergence, VMware NSX will substantially reform operational visibility for the era of the software-defined data center Executive Summary Since the launch at VMworld 2013, much of the discussion about VMware NSX has been focused on its core properties of agile and fully automated network provisioning; the ability to create fully functional L2-L7 virtual networks Read more...

Network Virtualization: The Holy Grail of Workload Agility

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This is a guest post from vCloud Service Provider Logicworks which originally appeared on the VMware vCloud Blog. You can read more from Logicworks on their blog, Gathering Clouds. Everyone is familiar with virtualization. It’s become the IT standard for achieving greater levels of resource efficiency and functionality. While it’s just a tool, the vast Read more...

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...