VMware launches NSX

Along with Virtual SAN technology VMware launched NSX (available in Q4 2013) its network virtualization platform that virtualization.info already covered in March. VMware NSX unifies in a single platform Nicira NVP and VMware vCloud Network and Security, covering the entire network and security model from Layer 2 to Layer 7 and integrating in the hypervisor to ability to manage switching, bridging, routing and firewall. The key highlights are resumed in this post from the “Office Read more [...]

Video: VMware CEO Explains Nicira, Software-Defined Networks

A few days ago The VAR guy published a video where VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger explains, the Nicira acquisition, software-defined networks and VMware’s ongoing relationship with Cisco Systems. This video, taken from the audience of VMworld 2012, emphasizes the importance of virtual networking as a fundamental pillar in software-defined data centers. Read more [...]

Broadcom announces New Server Network Virtualization Acceleration Technology

Broadcom Corporation, the fabless semiconductor company for wired and wireless communications, announced last August 28 at VMworld the new NetXtreme® II server network virtualization (NV) acceleration technology for VXLAN implementations. The new server platform with Smart NV tech developped by Broadcom in collaboration with VMware, should improve server performance by 55 percent, it also should have the ability to scale multi-tenant networks with VXLAN, enabling logical, software-based networks Read more [...]

How to configure Multi-NIC-vMotion in VMware vSphere 5

We have two new videos for your viewing pleasure today. Both videos discuss and demonstrate the processes involved with configuring Multi-NIC-vMotion in vSphere 5.0 The first video details the process relating to a Standard vSwitch and the second video shows the process concerning a Distributed vSwitch. Both of these videos were created with the assistance and guidance of our friend Duncan Epping over at Yellow Bricks. Thanks Duncan! We hope you enjoy these videos! How to configure a vMotion Read more [...]