3 Ways Organizations Use NSX for Application Continuity

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Five example customers using NSX to enable application continuity for their business No one looks forward to data center outages. Not the business leaders who fear revenue loss from applications being down, nor the heroic IT admin whose pager is going off at 3:00 AM. Therefore many critical data centers have a sister location and some form Read more...

NSX-V 6.3: Control Plane Resiliency with CDO Mode

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NSX-V 6.3, released last month, introduced many new features. In my last blog post, NSX-V 6.3: Cross-VC NSX Security Enhancements, I discussed several new Cross-VC NSX security features. In this post I’ll discuss another new feature called Controller Disconnected Operation (CDO) mode which provides additional resiliency for the NSX control plane. Note, in NSX-V 6.3.1, CDO Read more...

NSX-V 6.3: Cross-VC NSX Security Enhancements

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NSX-V 6.2 introduced the Cross-NSX feature to allow for NSX logical networking and security across multiple vCenter domains. The ability to apply consistent networking and security across vCenter domains provides for mulitple use cases for Cross-VC NSX: workload mobility, resource pooling, multi-site security, ease of automation across sites, and disaster avoidance/recovery. With the recent release Read more...

VMware NSX and SRM: Disaster Recovery Overview and Demo

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In this post, I’ll briefly expand on the benefits of utilizing NSX as part of a disaster recovery (DR) solution. Most of the content on this post I wrote about in a prior post on my personal blog. For additional information check out my prior multi-site and disaster recovery with NSX posts on the VMware Read more...

NSX-V: Multi-site Options and Cross-VC NSX Design Guide

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Check-out the new NSX-V Multi-site Options and Cross-VC NSX Design Guide The goal of this design guide is to outline several NSX solutions available for multi-site data center connectivity before digging deeper into the details of the Cross-VC NSX multi-site solution. Learn how Cross-VC NSX enables logical networking and security across multiple vCenter domains/sites and Read more...

Enhanced Disaster Recovery with Cross-VC NSX and SRM

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Check-out the new Disaster Recovery with NSX and SRM whitepaper that explains how Cross-VC NSX + VMware’s SRM offers an Enhanced Disaster Recovery (DR) solution and solves many of the challenges related to traditional DR solutions. This solution provides consistent logical networking and security across protected and recovery sites and faster recovery upon disaster scenarios. A summary and overview of the solution Read more...

VMware NSX Use Case – Simplifying Disaster Recovery (Part 2)

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Nicolas Vermandé (VCDX#055) is practice lead for Private Cloud & Infrastructure  at Kelway, a VMware partner. Nicolas covers the Software-Defined Data Center on his blog www.my-sddc.om, This is Part 2 in a series of posts the describes a specific use case for VMware NSX in the context of Disaster Recovery. Here’s part 1, ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Deploying the environment Now let’s see Read more...

VMware NSX Use Case – Simplifying Disaster Recovery (Part 1)

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Nicolas Vermandé (VCDX#055) is practice lead for Private Cloud & Infrastructure  at Kelway, a VMware partner. Nicolas covers the Software-Defined Data Center on his blog www.my-sddc.om, This series of posts describes a specific use case for VMware NSX in the context of Disaster Recovery. The goal is to demonstrate the routing and programmability capabilities through a lab scenario. Read more...