Distributed Firewall on VMware Cloud on AWS

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This blog post will provide a deep dive on the distributed firewall (DFW) on VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC on AWS). Let’s start with the basic concepts of a distributed firewall: Distributed Firewall Concepts The distributed firewall is an essential feature of NSX Data Center and essentially provides the ability to wrap virtual machines around a Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS with Transit Gateway Demo

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At AWS re:Invent 2018 last November, AWS introduced a regional construct called Transit Gateway (TGW). AWS Transit Gateway allows customers to connect multiple Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) together easily. TGW can be seen as a hub and all the VPCs can be seen as spokes in a hub and spoke-type model; any-to-any communication is made Read more...

Introducing IPv6 in NSX-T Data Center 2.4

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With the latest release for VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.4, we announced the support for IPv6. Since the advent of IPv4 address space exhaustion, IPv6 adoption has continued to increase around the world. A quick look at the Google IPv6 adoption statistics proves the fact that IPv6 adoption is ramping up. With the advances in Read more...

Securing your SWIFT environment with VMware

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The SWIFT Controls Framework was created to help customers figure out which controls are needed to better secure their SWIFT environment.  The SWIFT security controls framework is broken down into objectives, principles, and controls.   The three objectives are “Secure your environment, Know and Limit Access, and Detect and Respond”. Customers interested in exploring VMware product Read more...
NSX-T Edge

Flexible deployment options for NSX-T Data Center Edge VM

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Each datacenter is unique and is designed to serve the specific business needs. To serve these business needs, you could have a small or a large ESXi/KVM footprint. NSX-T Data Center can be leveraged to provide networking and security benefits regardless of the size of your datacenter. This blog focuses on a critical infrastructure component of the NSX-T Data Read more...
VMworld Europe

NSX at VMworld 2018 Europe – The Technical Session Guide

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Hola! VMworld 2018 Europe is around the corner and we look forward to connecting with our VMware NSX community in Barcelona.  Before we go into session recommendations, let us give you a recap on what we have been up to since VMworld US. Since VMworld US in August 2018, we have announced general availability for Read more...
NSX Data Center with Cisco ACI Underlay

Reference Guide Update: Deploying NSX Data Center on an ACI Underlay

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NSX Data Center is now the de facto SDN standard for the Private Cloud. Reference guides for NSX Data Center are proven to reduce complexity in managing the physical switch infrastructure. This increases the infrastructures stability and requires a minimal set of system and service configuration to bring up the fabric. Organizations utilize NSX Data Read more...