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VMware Booth at AWS re:Invent

Come Visit Us at AWS re:Invent!

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We’ll be at AWS re:INVENT in Las Vegas all week (Nov 27 – Dec 1, 2017)! Come say hi to the NSX Team at the VMware booth (#900 right as you walk in the main entrance) in the Expo Hall at the Venetian Hotel.  Stop by our booth to… Check out a quick demo on VMware NSX Read more...
Terminology Tuesday: This is Blockchain

Terminology Tuesday Presents: Blockchain

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Think of Blockchain as primarily two things.  1) A peer-to-peer technology 2) A way of keeping a public record. The technological backing of Blockchain is the ability to have many (many) computers host the same information.  Snippets of code (known as blocks) are duplicated and maintained in so many different places rendering fraud impossible.  The Read more...

Securing Native Cloud Workloads with VMware NSX Cloud Blog Series – Part 1: Getting Started

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Introduction As businesses evaluate their applications in the constantly evolving world of IT, new strategies are emerging for delivery. These strategies include keeping applications on-premises or moving them to one or more public cloud providers. These public clouds come with their own networking and security constructs and policy management. This results in a new set of Read more...

Terminology Tuesday Presents: Microservices

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Microservices is the philosophy of designing software programs by breaking what used to be a singular function or command into multiple components, known as services.  The ultimate goal is to reduce complexity and increase speed (basically the goal of anything nowadays).   Think of Thanksgiving.  A traditional approach would have the same person cook the Read more...

Remote User Authentication and RBAC with NSX-T

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Remote user authentication and role based access control (RBAC) is an important requirement when deploying new systems in an organization, particularly in the networking world. For that matter, systems typically leverage RADIUS or Active Directory (AD) servers, to name a few. NSX-T integrates with VMware Identity Manager (vIDM) to get the following benefits related to Read more...

Top 5 From The Last 3 Months

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  In the year 2017, news comes at you fast. So, it’s easy to miss the important or informational items that just weren’t on your radar when they first arrived. While we believe VMware NSX should be firmly on everyone’s virtualization radar, we understand that you may miss a few items from time to time. Read more...
From Data Center to Cloud to Edge

Abstract, Automate & Secure — From Data Center to Cloud to Edge

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By Milin Desai, Vice President of Products, NSBU It feels like only yesterday when we started our journey into networking at VMware. Even from the early beginnings in 2011, it became clear to some of us that the abstraction and operations model of virtualization for compute and memory, which completely transformed the modern data center, Read more...

Real World Use Cases for NSX and Pivotal Cloud Foundry

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Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) is the leading PaaS solution for enterprise customers today, providing a fast way to convert their ideas from conception to production. This is achieved by providing a platform to run their code in any cloud and any language taking care of all the infrastructure “stuff” for them. From building the container Read more...