Leverage Micro-Segmentation to Build a Zero Trust Network

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Applications are a vital component of your business…but are your applications and data safe?  Have you considered implementing a Zero Trust model at your organization to protect your vital resources?  Join this hour-long webcast on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM PST / 2:00 PM EST to find out how to leverage micro-segmentation to Read more...

Organizations Can Be Twice As Secure at Half the Cost

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Last week at VMworld, Pat Gelsinger made a statement that got folks buzzing. During his keynote, he said that integrating security into the virtualization layer would result in organizations being twice as secure at half the cost. As a long-time security guy, statements like that can seem a little bold, but VMware has data, and Read more...

Cross vCenter Networking & Security with VMware NSX

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NSX 6.2 was released on August 20, 2015. One of the key features in NSX 6.2 is Cross vCenter Networking and Security. This new capability scales NSX vSphere across vCenter boundaries. Now, one can span logical networking and security constructs across vCenter boundaries irrespective of whether the vCenters are in adjacent racks or across datacenters Read more...

Automating a Multi-Action Security Workflow with VMware NSX

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This post was written by VMware’s John Dias, (VCP-DCV), Sr. Systems Engineer, Cloud Management Solutions Engineering Team, and Hadar Freehling, Security & Compliance Systems Engineer Specialist *** Through a joint effort with Hadar Freehling, one of my esteemed peers here at VMware, we co-developed a proof-of-concept workflow for a network security use case.  Hadar created a short Read more...

Micro-Segmentation: VMware NSX's Killer Use Case

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The advantages a software-defined data center, using network virtualization as a core underpinning, include service delivery speed, operational efficiency, reduced hardware dependency and lower cost. However, by far the most popular use case by customers thus far has been the use of NSX for network microsegmentation. Why? Because perimeter-centric network security has proven insufficient, and Read more...

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...