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...

VMware NSX is the Networking Bridge to a Multi-Cloud Future

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Across industries, the race is on to digital transformation. It’s all about business innovation and redefinition. The transformations are huge: Tesla isn’t just a car manufacturer; it’s a software business that makes cars. CITI is a software business that makes loans. GE is a software business that makes industrial equipment. Register for this VMworld 2016 Read more...

VMware NSX: From Turning Point to Tipping Point

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I’m very excited that I get the opportunity to report on another exceptional quarter for VMware NSX. As a company, we’re demonstrating that NSX will be an important growth driver for the foreseeable future. We added more than 200 new NSX customers in the quarter, and have more than 120 customers that have spent more Read more...

And So…

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I’d like to share some personal news with you, industry watchers and fans of VMware’s network virtualization offering. As network virtualization starts to mature, and it has, I have thought hard about how best to participate in the broader movement of infrastructure to software and services that I believe so strongly in. Having spent the Read more...

VMware NSX is Off and Running In 2014

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This afternoon, VMware announced Q4 2013 and FY2013 earnings. The results can be found here in our earnings press release. During the earnings call, we provided an update on VMware NSX momentum which we want to share with you. In the fourth quarter, we delivered VMware NSX, our network virtualization platform, which we believe will Read more...

Network Virtualization in 2014

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As 2013 comes to a close, it’s time to pull out the crystal ball and make some predictions about 2014—specifically, about what we’re likely to see in the Network Virtualization space in the coming year. The safest prediction I can make is that Network Virtualization will see a significant uptick in adoption next year. That’s Read more...

Introducing VMware NSX – The Platform For Network Virtualization

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Executive Overview: Today’s data center is largely virtualized from a compute perspective, and has unleashed unprecedented benefits of agility, efficiency and capex/opex savings. What is less known is that virtual network access ports have exceeded physical network access ports in number, and this trend is accelerating. In fact, today, 40% of vAdmins manage virtual networks. Read more...

Thinking Out Loud: The Future of VLANs

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This post originally appeared on the blog of Scott Lowe, a member of the VMware team and is a tremendous resource for information about all things virtualization.  It’s interesting to me how much the idea of a VLAN has invaded the consciousness of data center IT professionals. Data center folks primarily tasked with managing compute workloads are nearly Read more...

A New Voice In Networking – The Network Virtualization Blog

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Martin Casado, chief architect of networking here at VMware, probably made the understatement of the year in his blog post ahead of Interop Las Vegas when he wrote, “It is a very exciting time to be in networking…” The fact of the matter is we’ve entered into a transformative period in networking unlike anything we’ve Read more...