Pivotal Container Service (PKS) Integration With NSX-T Data Center: A lab study with Tips

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Contributions from: Alka Gupta, Prasad Kalpurekkal Pivotal Container Service (PKS) aims to simplify how enterprises deploy, run and manage Kubernetes clusters on any cloud. For detailed documentation of PKS installation and configuration, go here. For details on configuring PKS with NSX-T Data Center, go here. Every enterprise wants to run containers in production. However, primary Read more...
NSX Workshops

NSX Workshop: Secure App Infrastructure and Multi-Site Cloud Networking

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[Summer 2018] Free NSX Training Workshop near you! Secure Application Infrastructure and Multi-Site Cloud Networking   What: Attend a half-day lecture and lab designed to get you started with Micro-segmentation and Multi-Site Cloud Networking (Disaster Recovery). Why: Not only will you get a business and technical overview of NSX Data Center, you’ll also receive hands-on Read more...

Zero Trust. Maximize Network Virtualization and Micro-segmentation

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  It’s official: when it comes to security threats, the question IT teams should be asking is not if but when. VMware recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate how organizations are improving the security of their infrastructure through network virtualization and micro-segmentation. Analysis found that 92% of respondents reported having faced minor security incidents in Read more...

Two-Factor Authentication with VMware NSX-T

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In a previous post, I covered how to integrate NSX-T with VMware Identity Manager (vIDM) to achieve remote user authentication and role-based access control (RBAC) for users registered with a corporate Active Directory (AD).   On this post, I’m showing how add two-factor authentication (2FA) for NSX-T administrators/operators on top of that existing integration. Two-factor authentication Read more...

How NSX Is Tapping into the Human Element Behind Network Virtualization

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  Virtualization can be a tricky concept for some people to wrap their heads around. Trying to explain the functionalities and benefits of technology like VMware NSX can quickly devolve into techno-babble. With that said, we’re trying to take another approach—a more human approach. Below are three customer stories that emphasize a human-interest element behind Read more...

Security for Public Clouds (AWS) with vRealize Network Insight

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Enterprise IT needs visibility into the network and security status of their workloads, whether hosted on premises, or within AWS. While many AWS workloads are sandboxes for application development teams (DevOps), it is important to analyze these workloads. Increasingly, public cloud workloads are also fulfilling mission-critical production needs for many organizations. Enterprise IT must be Read more...

What’s Your #TechConfession?

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    Think back to the first moment you fell in love with technology. Was it love at first deployment? What about developing code to trick your school’s bell system into letting your class out early? If you love all things technology, or you’re a technologist, then you should definitely put #TechConfessions, the podcast and Read more...

Ready for Take-Off with Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, and vSphere

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A complex and diverse world Singapore. Etihad. Wow. I always found it impressive when airlines were able to build a business and a brand without a significant domestic customer base to start off from. They instead focus on the global market, which is much more challenging. There is a competitive landscape of many players. There Read more...