Tag: NSX

Financial Services Company Becomes More Secure and Agile

Financial Services Company Becomes More Secure and Agile

This post was originally published on this site —Flexible IT Infrastructure Required for Operation Being #1 has its own kind of pressure. When you’re #2 in the market you have a clear goal: topple the #1. What’s the mindset of a market leader? Watch your back? Protect what you have? Ignore everything? Harel lnsurance lnvestments & Financial Services is the leader of Israel’s insurance market. It has four big rivals competing for its business and must be conscious of outside disruptors turning the market on its head. An understandable Read more […]

VMware Announces Intent to Acquire Avi Networks to Deliver Software-Defined ADC for the Multi-Cloud Era

VMware Announces Intent to Acquire Avi Networks to Deliver Software-Defined ADC for the Multi-Cloud Era

This post was originally published on this site —By Tom Gillis, SVP/GM of Networking and Security BU Today I’m excited to announce that VMware has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Avi Networks, a leader of software-defined application delivery services for the multicloud era. Our vision at VMware is to deliver the “public cloud experience” to developers regardless of what underlying infrastructure they are running. What does this mean? Agility. The ability to quickly deploy new workloads, to try new ideas, and to iterate. Read more […]

NSX-T Infrastructure Deployment Using Ansible

NSX-T Infrastructure Deployment Using Ansible

This post was originally published on this site —VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.4 was a major release adding new functionality for virtualized network and security for public, private and hybrid clouds. The release includes a rich set of features including IPv6 support, context-aware firewall, network introspection features, a new intent-based networking user interface and many more. Along with these features, another important infrastructure change is the ability to deploy highly-available clustered management and control plane. What is the Highly-Available Read more […]

VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC 1.7: New NSX Features

VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC 1.7: New NSX Features

This post was originally published on this site —The latest version of VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC (SDDC Version 1.7) was released recently and is being rolled out to customers. In this post, I’ll discuss the new NSX Networking and Security features. Looking at the features released in VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC 1.7 in the below diagram, we can see the features can be grouped into three categories: Connectivity, Services, and Operations. Further below I go into more detail in each of these specific NSX features. For a complete list of Read more […]

VMware to Showcase NSX Service Mesh with Enterprise PKS at KubeCon EMEA

VMware to Showcase NSX Service Mesh with Enterprise PKS at KubeCon EMEA

This post was originally published on this site —Go Beyond Microservices with NSX Service Mesh Based on Istio and Envoy, VMware NSX Service Mesh provides discovery, visibility, control, and security of end-to-end transactions for cloud native applications. Announced at KubeCon NA 2018, NSX Service Mesh is currently in private Beta and interested users may sign up here. The design for NSX Service Mesh extends beyond microservices to include end-users accessing applications, data stores, and sensitive data elements. NSX Service Mesh also Read more […]

Kubernetes and VMware Enterprise PKS Networking & Security Operations with NSX-T Data Center

Kubernetes and VMware Enterprise PKS Networking & Security Operations with NSX-T Data Center

This post was originally published on this site —  The focus of this blog is VMware Enterprise PKS and Kubernetes Operations with NSX-T Data Center. For the sake of completion, I will start with a high level NSX-T deployment steps without going too much into the details. This blog does not focus on NSX-T Architecture and Deployment in Kubernetes or Enterprise PKS environments, but it highlights some of those points as needed. Deploying NSX-T Data Center There are multiple steps that are required to be configured in NSX-T before deploying Enterprise Read more […]

gRPC-Web and Istio: A Report from Service Mesh Day

gRPC-Web and Istio: A Report from Service Mesh Day

This post was originally published on this site —In this post I’ll briefly describe the problem in the gRPC domain and a solution based on gRPC-Web, Envoy proxy and Istio to neatly solve it. What is gRPC? gRPC is a universal, high-performance, open-source RPC framework based on HTTP/2. Essentially, it lets you easily define a service using Protocol Buffers (Protobufs), works across multiple languages and platforms, and is simple to set up and scale. All this leads to better network performance and flexible API management. Benefits of gRPC-Web gRPC-Web Read more […]

Distributed Firewall on VMware Cloud on AWS

Distributed Firewall on VMware Cloud on AWS

This post was originally published on this site —This blog post will provide a deep dive on the distributed firewall (DFW) on VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC on AWS). Let’s start with the basic concepts of a distributed firewall: Distributed Firewall Concepts The distributed firewall is an essential feature of NSX Data Center and essentially provides the ability to wrap virtual machines around a virtual firewall. The virtual firewall is a stateful Layer 4 (L4) firewall – it’s capable of inspecting the traffic up to the Layer 4 of Read more […]

VMware and Google Showcase Hybrid Cloud Deployment for Application Platform and Development Teams

VMware and Google Showcase Hybrid Cloud Deployment for Application Platform and Development Teams

This post was originally published on this site —VMware and Google have been collaborating on a hybrid cloud for application platform and development teams. Both Google and VMware’s platforms are built on community-driven open-source technologies – namely Kubernetes, Envoy, and Istio. Having a common hybrid cloud foundation allows teams to run their applications on the optimal infrastructure and gives them more choice when modernizing existing applications or developing new cloud-native applications. Digital transformation is rapidly Read more […]

Guest Introspection Re-introduction for NSX-T 2.4

Guest Introspection Re-introduction for NSX-T 2.4

This post was originally published on this site —(Re-)Introduction to Guest Introspection The Guest Introspection platform has been included in NSX Data Center for vSphere for several years, mostly as a replacement for the VMware vShield Endpoint product and providing customers the ability to plug in their VMware certified partner solutions to allow agent-less anti-virus and anti-malware protections for a variety of data center workloads.   The Benefit of the Guest Introspection Platform The Guest Introspection platform provides customers Read more […]