Tag: NSX

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

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

This post was originally published on this site — [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 experience with the products. We’ll make sure you leave knowing how NSX can help secure and extend your network Read more […]

GET IN THERE! Sign up for VMware’s Hands-On Labs and Enter to Win a Paid Trip to VMworld 2018

GET IN THERE! Sign up for VMware’s Hands-On Labs and Enter to Win a Paid Trip to VMworld 2018

This post was originally published on this site —  VMworld is almost upon us! As the world’s premier digital infrastructure event, VMworld attracts the most talented professionals around the world who care deeply about virtualization and cloud computing. If you’re new to VMware products and want to get a deep dive, take any of our newly released Hands-on Labs (including the extremely popular “NSX -Getting Started”) to get one-on-one guidance from VMware experts that you can bring back to your organization to hit the Read more […]

End-to-End Segmentation with NSX SD-WAN and NSX Data Center

End-to-End Segmentation with NSX SD-WAN and NSX Data Center

This post was originally published on this site —As you may have read earlier this month, NSX Data Center and NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud are part of the expanded VMware NSX portfolio to enable virtual cloud networking.  A Virtual Cloud Network provides end-to-end connectivity for applications and data, whether they reside in the data center, cloud or at the edge. I wanted to follow up, and walk through an example using NSX Data Center and NSX SD-WAN of how one could build an end to end segmentation model from the data center to the branch. NSX Read more […]

Zero Trust. Maximize Network Virtualization and Micro-segmentation

Zero Trust. Maximize Network Virtualization and Micro-segmentation

This post was originally published on this site —  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 the last 12 months alone, while 65% of respondents endured a major incident in the same time span. These Read more […]

Family Matters: Introducing the VMware NSX Portfolio

Family Matters: Introducing the VMware NSX Portfolio

This post was originally published on this site —The new VMware NSX portfolio enables organizations to connect, secure and operate an edge-to-edge architecture and delivers networking and security services to applications and data wherever they reside. This week at Dell Technologies World, Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO, announced the new VMware NSX portfolio as part of the Virtual Cloud Network unveiling. The NSX networking and security portfolio provides consistent connectivity, integrated security, and the inherent automation to operate an end-to-end Read more […]

VMware Welcomes Tom Gillis as SVP & General Manager, Networking and Security Business Unit

VMware Welcomes Tom Gillis as SVP & General Manager, Networking and Security Business Unit

This post was originally published on this site —Back at Interop Las Vegas in 2013, less than one year after VMware acquired Nicira, then VMware’s chief architect of networking Martin Casado stated what was probably the understatement of the decade: “it’s a very exciting time to be in networking.” With the birth of software-defined networking, pioneered by folks like Casado, the industry entered into a transformation unlike anything we’ve seen since the invention of Ethernet. The entire industry — from fascinating Read more […]

Boston Medical Center Secures Electronic Patient Records with VMware NSX

Boston Medical Center Secures Electronic Patient Records with VMware NSX

This post was originally published on this site —  Boston City Hospital and Boston University Medical Center Hospital merged in 1996 to form Boston Medical Center (BMC).  This 497-bed teaching hospital in the South End of Boston provides primary and critical care to a diverse population and houses the largest Level 1 trauma center in New England.   As a 24-hour hub for surgeries and life-sustaining medical care, BMC relies heavily on technology to support all operations, from appointment scheduling to vital health monitoring and Read more […]

Micro-segmentation Starter Kit

Micro-segmentation Starter Kit

This post was originally published on this site —Traditional security solutions are designed to protect the perimeter.  As applications and data are becoming increasingly distributed, they are often spanning not only multiple sites, but also multiple clouds.  This is making it harder to identify where the perimeter actually is in order to secure it.  But even if the perimeter can be reliably identified, securing it alone is not enough. The east-west traffic inside of the environment must be secured as well. VMware NSX makes security Read more […]

Two-Factor Authentication with VMware NSX-T

Two-Factor Authentication with VMware NSX-T

This post was originally published on this site —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) http://blogs.vmware.com/networkvirtualization/2017/11/remote-user-auth…-rbac-with-nsx-t.html/   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 […]

VMware AppDefense Introduces Least Privilege Security for Containerized Applications

VMware AppDefense Introduces Least Privilege Security for Containerized Applications

This post was originally published on this site —Summary: VMware AppDefense continues to advance with new capabilities, new partnerships, international expansion, and increasing customer adoption   As worldwide spending on IT security continues to climb, the odds of falling victim to a data breach have risen to 1 in 4. Despite a multitude of security products on the market and large budgets to purchase them, businesses are not significantly safer. The commoditization of cyber crime has made it possible for virtually anyone with a computer Read more […]