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Service Mesh: The Next Step in Networking for Modern Applications

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By Bruce Davie, CTO, Asia Pacific & Japan What’s New in the World of Networking As I’m currently preparing my breakout session for VMworld 2019, I’ve been spending plenty of time looking into what’s new in the world of networking. A lot of what’s currently happening in networking is driven by the requirements of modern

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VMware to Showcase NSX Service Mesh with Enterprise PKS at KubeCon EMEA

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Go Beyond Microservices with NSX Service Mesh Based on Istio and Envoy, VMware NSX Service Mesh provides discovery, visibility, control, and security of end-to-end transactions for cloud native applications. Announced at KubeCon NA 2018, NSX Service Mesh is currently in private Beta and interested users may sign up here. The design for NSX Service Mesh extends beyond

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gRPC-Web and Istio: A Report from Service Mesh Day

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In this post I’ll briefly describe the problem in the gRPC domain and a solution based on gRPC-Web, Envoy proxy and Istio to neatly solve it. What is gRPC? gRPC is a universal, high-performance, open-source RPC framework based on HTTP/2. Essentially, it lets you easily define a service using Protocol Buffers (Protobufs), works across multiple

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How Istio, NSX Service Mesh and NSX Data Center Fit Together

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This is the year of the service mesh. Service mesh solutions like Istio are popping up everywhere faster than you can say Kubernetes. Yet, with the exponential growth in interest also comes confusion. These are a few of the questions I hear out there: Where is the overlap between NSX Service Mesh with NSX Data Center?

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Introducing VMware NSX Service Mesh

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Introducing VMware NSX Service Mesh We are excited to introduce VMware NSX® Service Mesh. Built on the foundation of Istio, this VMware offering will extend the capabilities of the Istio service mesh technology to bring visibility, control, and security at the application layer to microservices, the data they access, the users that interact with them,

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The Field Guide to the Cloud Networking Sessions at VMworld 2019

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Meet the expanded VMware NSX Product Family Last year, we expanded the VMware NSX family of products to include NSX Data Center, NSX Cloud, AppDefense, VMware SD-WAN by Velocloud, NSX Hybrid Connect and NSX Service Mesh. This year, AVI Networks has joined our family.  With the combined portfolio, we’re delivering on the Virtual Cloud Network vision of connecting, automating and protecting

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VMware and Google Showcase Hybrid Cloud Deployment for Application Platform and Development Teams

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VMware and Google have been collaborating on a hybrid cloud for application platform and development teams. Both Google and VMware’s platforms are built on community-driven open-source technologies – namely Kubernetes, Envoy, and Istio. Having a common hybrid cloud foundation allows teams to run their applications on the optimal infrastructure and gives them more choice when

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Securing with NSX – Beyond the DevSecOps Paradigm

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There are two digital explosions simultaneously happening in enterprises across all verticals. Enterprises are moving at a breakneck speed on every aspect of their business. From managing their supply-chain, making purchasing decisions, targeted marketing campaign to users, creating apps to connect with users and making it easier for users to consume their products. The good

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VCDX-NV Interview: Ron Flax On The Importance Of Network Virtualization

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Ron Flax is the Vice President of August Schell, a reseller of VMware products and IT services company that specializes in delivering services to commercial accounts and the federal government, particularly intelligence and U.S. Department of Defense. Ron is a VCDX-NV certified network virtualization professional and a VMware vExpert. We spoke with Ron about network

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