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...

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...

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...

Your View into the Incredible Presentations at future:net 2017

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For those of you unable to attend future:net 2017 in Las Vegas last month, fear not—what happens in Vegas can sometimes be brought to you on this blog. At this year’s future:net we heard from the technical and networking leaders shaping new network strategies, solutions and innovations.  The latest and greatest from our all-star speakers are contained in 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...
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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

Announcing Three New VMware NSX Guides!

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VMware’s Networking and Security Business Unit is excited to announce THREE NSX Guides being released for VMworld U.S. 2017! Our Guides are authored and technically reviewed by VMware subject matter experts and serve to cover VMware network and security essentials. These new guides follow our existing Day 1 Guide based on VMware NSX’s most popular use-case: 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...