Why Firewalls Alone Are No Longer Enough

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This free Tech Brief from VMware explores the security options that network virtualization and micro-segmentation bring to the data center. But first, it sets the scene by reviewing why firewalls are no longer enough. For the longest time, firewalls were synonymous with security—and for the most part, that equation held true, so long as the Read more...

Micro-segmentation Defined in Free eBook

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Wade Holmes, VCDX#15, has written a new ebook compiling the necessary information to guide you through the implementation of micro-segmentation to bolster your security posture. VMware NSX Micro-segmentation Day 1 concisely highlights the importance of micro-segmentation in enabling better data center cyber hygiene. It also provides the knowledge and guidance needed to effectively design and implement a data center security Read more...

Virtual Network Provisioning via the Hypervisor

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We’ve shared other resources with you before that discuss what network virtualization is and the essential of micro-segmentation. Today, we’re taking a look at provisioning virtual networks. According to our free whitepaper Network Virtualization Makes Your Life Easier: Virtual networks can be provisioned using a cloud management platform (CMP) that requests virtual network and security services for corresponding workloads. Read more...

New vSphere, Horizon Cloud, and Exam Prep Courses Now Available

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This month the VMware Education Services team released several new VMware vSphere® 6.5 courses, a free elearning course on VMware Horizon® Cloud Service™, plus a new video series to help you prepare for the VCP6-NV exam based on NSX v6.2. VMware vSphere: Design Workshop [V6.5] This three-day training course equips you with the knowledge, skills, and Read more...

Troubleshooting Videos for vRealize Operations Manager, Workspace ONE, and NSX Now Available in the Learning Zone!

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This month the Learning Zone was focused on troubleshooting for vRealize, Workspace ONE, and NSX. The following videos can now be accessed by Standard and Premium subscribers: VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x Troubleshooting Tips & Tricks Learn Best Practices and Troubleshooting of Workspace One Advanced Troubleshooting for VMware NSX In addition to these videos, the Read more...

What is Network Virtualization?

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In Redefining Networking with Network Virtualization network virtualization is defined as: Much as server virtualization recreates the traits of a physical server within software, network virtualization likewise replicates the components of network and security services in a software container. Consequently, the virtualized network is provisioned and managed independent of your hardware, and the physical networking devices simply Read more...

Attention VCP-DCVs in APJ: Learn how You can Advance Your Career

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Are you VCP-DCV certified? Here’s how you can fast track to Network Virtualization. Take advantage of your data center knowledge and gain another critical certification in the industry. Be at the forefront of the technology race. Here’s how we can help you*: Take advantage of your existing DCV certification Attend a fast track NV class Get FREE Read more...

2nd Exam Option Available for VCP6-NV Certification

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I am pleased to release the latest exam for VCP6-NV based on VMware NSX v6.2. This new exam (#2V0-642) gives you a second option for earning your VMware Certified Professional 6 – Network Virtualization certification. Thank you to all of the exam developers, item writers, and beta exam tester who helped create this exam. If you Read more...

Getting Your Team Ready for Network Virtualization

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Network virtualization with VMware NSX can bring enormous benefits to your organization:  stronger security, a bridge to the hybrid cloud, support for your future vision for SDDC. One way to smooth the adoption process is by considering how people, processes and technologies will interact with the solution during your planning stages. Excerpted from a recent Read more...