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5 Reasons Why Attending the Transform Security Track at vForum Online is a Must

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If you’ve been working in IT for the past few years, you know how much the security landscape has changed recently. Application infrastructures — once hosted in on-premises data centers — now sit in highly dynamic public and private multicloud environments. With the rise of mobile devices, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, and Internet of Things (IoT), Read more...
VMworld Europe

Top 10 Networking and Security Sessions at VMworld Europe

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At VMworld Europe 2016, we showed that network virtualization is mainstream and that NSX will illuminate the path to bring your data center into the future with robust security, speed, and agility. One year later, NSX is out to show that it’s not just in the data center anymore… it’s everywhere. Beyond helping you master Read more...

NSX-T: Routing where you need it (Part 1)

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  Network virtualization has come a long way. NSX has played a key role in redefining and modernizing networking in a datacenter. Providing an optimal routing path for the traffic has been one of the topmost priorities of Network Architects. Thanks to NSX distributed routing, the routing between different subnets on a ESXi hypervisor can Read more...
AppDefense

Ensuring Good with VMware AppDefense

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co-author Geoff Wilmington Traditional data center endpoint security products focus on detecting and responding to known bad behavior. There are hundreds of millions of disparate malware attacks, with over a million getting added every day.  In addition, there is the threat of zero-day attacks exploiting previously unknown vulnerabilities. It becomes a never-ending race to “chase Read more...
VMware Skyline

Introducing VMware Skyline™

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VMware Skyline™: an innovative support technology, developed entirely by VMware Engineering, that provides VMware technical support engineers with extreme visibility into your (customer’s) environment. Customers with active support subscriptions install the VMware Skyline Collector, a standalone appliance that automatically and securely collects product usage data such as configuration, feature, and performance data. It then listens Read more...

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...
NSX-T

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...
vmworld

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...
AppDefense

VMware NSX Day 1 Guide Library

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Our official Guides are authored and technically reviewed by VMware subject matter experts and cover VMware network and security essentials. Below you will find a description of the current books in our library along with a downloadable PDF link. If you are interested in purchasing a hardcopy, you can do so at our online store. 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...