VMware NSX Micro-segmentation Day 1 Book Available!

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VMware NSX Micro-segmentation Day 1 is available for free download! VMware NSX Micro-segmentation Day 1 is a concise book that provides the necessary information to guide organizations interested in bolstering their security posture through the implementation of micro-segmentation.VMware NSX Micro-segmentation Day 1 highlights the importance of micro-segmentation in enabling better data center cyber hygiene. It also provides the knowledge and Read more...
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Hot Off The Press: NSX Light Board Videos

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At the start of 2016 we began a series of VMware NSX light board videos. The goal has been to highlight the use cases and capabilities driving the adoption of network virtualization today. Through the use of a light board, these NSX  experts quickly sketch out the technology and business drivers around network virtualization with NSX. At the end of Read more...

How VMware NSX Enables Enterprises to Deploy and Operationalize Containerized Applications at Scale

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On October 17th, VMware Photon Platform introduced Kubernetes as a Service. Purpose built for cloud-native applications with integrated enterprise container infrastructure support, Photon Platform is a fully API-driven, multi-tenant platform leveraging ESXi, VMware NSX and VMware Virtual SAN.   Guido Appenzeller, VMware’s chief technology strategy officer, demonstrated NSX and containers at VMworld 2016, and now with VMware Photon Read more...

Industry First Micro-segmentation Cybersecurity Benchmark Released

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The VMware NSX Micro-segmentation Cybersecurity Benchmark report has been released! As previewed in part six of the Micro-segmentation Defined – NSX Securing Anywhere blog series , independent cyber risk management advisor and assessor Coalfire was sponsored by VMware to create an industry first Micro-segmentation Cybersecurity Benchmark report. Coalfire conducted an audit of the VMware NSX micro-segmentation Read more...

Multi-site with Cross-VC NSX: Consistent Security and Micro-segmentation Across Sites

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Several posts have been written prior on multi-site with Cross-VC NSX describing the fundamentals, use cases, deployment models, and flexibility Cross-VC NSX provides. In this post, we focus on the security benefits of a multi-site Cross-VC NSX solution. Prior Cross-VC NSX Blogs: Cross-VC NSX: Multi-site Deployments with Ease and Flexibility NSX-V: Multi-site Options and Cross-VC Read more...

Micro-segmentation Benchmark – NSX Securing "Anywhere" Part VI

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Welcome to part 6 of the Micro-segmentation Defined– NSX Securing “Anywhere”  blog series. Previous topics covered in this series include • Part I –    Micro-segmentation Defined • Part II –  Securing Physical Environments • Part III – Operationalizing Micro-segmentation • Part IV – Service Insertion • Part V – Context, Visibility, and Containment Previous posts set the Read more...

Context, Visibility and Containment – NSX Securing “Anywhere” Part V

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Welcome to part 5 of the Micro-Segmentation Defined– NSX Securing “Anywhere”  blog series. Previous topics covered in this series includes Part I –    Micro-segmentation Defined Part II –  Securing Physical Environments Part III – Operationalizing Micro-segmentation Part IV – Service Insertion In this post we describe how NSX micro-segmentation enables fundamental changes to security architectures which Read more...

Micro-segmentation with Service Insertion – NSX Securing "Anywhere" Part IV

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Welcome to part 4 in the Micro-Segmentation Defined– NSX Securing “Anywhere”  blog series. Today we will cover the role of NSX as a foundational security platform through NSX Micro-segmentation with Service Insertion. Previous topics covered in this series includes Part I –    Micro-segmentation Defined Part II –  Securing Physical environments Part III –Operationalizing Micro-segmentation Read more...

Operationalizing Micro-segmentation – NSX Securing "Anywhere" – Part III

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Welcome to part 3 of the Micro-Segmentation Defined – NSX Securing “Anywhere” blog series. This installment covers how to operationalize NSX Micro-Segmentation. Be sure to check out Part 1 on the definition of micro-segmentation and Part 2 on securing physical workloads with NSX. This blog covers the following topics: Micro-segmentation design patterns Determining appropriate security Read more...