Tag: NSX

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 […]

Join NSX at RSA, Dell Technologies World, and Interop Conferences

Join NSX at RSA, Dell Technologies World, and Interop Conferences

This post was originally published on this site —  Conference season is upon us, and the NSX team will be out in full effect. Join us at any of the following events to get a demo, ask us questions, and hear us wax poetic about all things security and network virtualization! RSA Conference April 16–20, 2018Moscone CenterSan Francisco, CABooth #4101, North Hall NSX is delighted to attend everyone’s favorite security conference, RSA. This year’s theme is “Now Matters,” aptly named in time with the astounding number Read more […]

NSX-T Automation with Terraform

NSX-T Automation with Terraform

This post was originally published on this site —Do you want to maintain your network and security infrastructure as a code? Do you want to automate NSX-T? One more option has been just added for you! Following my previous post about NSX-T: OpenAPI and SDKs you might have figured out how easy it is to generate different language bindings for NSX-T. Thankfully to this, we have generated Go Lang NSX-T SDK that we use as a foundation of the new NSX-T Terraform provider. Terraform is an open-source infrastructure as a code software by HashiCorp. It Read more […]

VMware Cloud on AWS with Direct Connect: NSX Networking and vMotion to the Cloud with Demo

VMware Cloud on AWS with Direct Connect: NSX Networking and vMotion to the Cloud with Demo

This post was originally published on this site —Check out my prior below blogs here on VMware Network Virtualization blog on how NSX is leveraged in VMware Cloud on AWS to provide all the networking and security features. These prior blogs provide a foundation that this blog post builds on. In this blog post I discuss how AWS Direct Connect can be leveraged with VMware Cloud on AWS to provide high bandwidth, low latency connectivity to a SDDC deployed in VMware Cloud on AWS. This is one of my favorite features as it provides high bandwidth, low Read more […]

How NSX Is Tapping into the Human Element Behind Network Virtualization

How NSX Is Tapping into the Human Element Behind Network Virtualization

This post was originally published on this site —  Virtualization can be a tricky concept for some people to wrap their heads around. Trying to explain the functionalities and benefits of technology like VMware NSX can quickly devolve into techno-babble. With that said, we’re trying to take another approach—a more human approach. Below are three customer stories that emphasize a human-interest element behind network virtualization and showcase the power of technologies like NSX to better human lives.   NSX Powers a ‘Classroom Read more […]

Security for Public Clouds (AWS) with vRealize Network Insight

Security for Public Clouds (AWS) with vRealize Network Insight

This post was originally published on this site —Enterprise IT needs visibility into the network and security status of their workloads, whether hosted on premises, or within AWS. While many AWS workloads are sandboxes for application development teams (DevOps), it is important to analyze these workloads. Increasingly, public cloud workloads are also fulfilling mission-critical production needs for many organizations. Enterprise IT must be ready to determine the best location, security posture, and bandwidth allocation when deploying workloads. Read more […]

Enhancing Application Performance with NSX

Enhancing Application Performance with NSX

This post was originally published on this site — The application performance gains resulting from migrating an infrastructure hosting multi-tier applications from a physical networking implementation to a NSX software-based one have been well documented.  Bob Goldsand and Todd Muirhead, from our  performance engineering team have been preaching this gospel for some time, for example at VMworld 2017. Implementing NSX with distributed routing and firewalling, combined with placing the virtual machines of multiple application tiers Read more […]

Want to Learn More About SD-WAN? Register for Our SD-WAN 101 Webinar Series

Want to Learn More About SD-WAN? Register for Our SD-WAN 101 Webinar Series

This post was originally published on this site —No other technology in recent history has experienced the growth rate that SD-WAN currently possesses. The buzz is high, the benefits are numerous, and its strategic position in digital transformation is critical. Enterprises are changing their legacy networks and dramatically improving the way they do business, offering next-generation technology today because of SD-WAN. You May Be Wondering: What makes SD-WAN different than a WAN? Why is it so important to the network fabric of today’s businesses? Why Read more […]

NSX Layer 2 VPN: Deploying for datacentre migrations

NSX Layer 2 VPN: Deploying for datacentre migrations

This post was originally published on this site —In my previous post, NSX Layer 2 VPN: Migrating workloads between Datacentres, I described the process and theory behind using an NSX Layer 2 VPN (L2VPN) to migrate workloads from a soon-to-be-retired VLAN backed datacentre, to an NSX Managed logical switch backed datacentre. In this post I will take you through the deployment of the L2VPN in my lab environment, following these high-level steps: Prepare the NSX Managed Site Deploy the Layer 2 VPN Server Prepare the Standalone Site Deploy the Layer Read more […]

NSX Layer 2 VPN: Migrating workloads between Datacentres

NSX Layer 2 VPN: Migrating workloads between Datacentres

This post was originally published on this site —Selecting a migration strategy As a consultant within the NSX PSO practice, one of the conversations that comes up with customers often is how NSX enables migration from a legacy datacentre to an NSX managed datacentre. This was the case with a customer recently who were looking to move out of a datacentre that was scheduled to be decommissioned. The problem was that the customer workloads needed to be migrated to a Logical Switch within the new datacentre without changing IP addressing, and with Read more […]