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Data center architecture for VMware ESX and ESXi News
February 14, 2018
With tighter integration between its NSX and its cloud and virtualization offerings, VMware aims to reinforce its networking chops with enterprise IT.
March 02, 2017
Early NSX adopter BayState Health is weighing the possibility of a future as an SDN service provider -- using multi-tenancy to run other organizations' networks parallel to its own.
January 27, 2016
Although financial factors have deteriorated since Dell's $67 billion acquisition of EMC was announced, EMC's CEO said the megadeal is on track to close in 2016 as planned.
February 27, 2015
VMware's February announcements focused on the features of the upcoming vSphere 6 release, but some cloud news also caught interest of the VMware faithful.
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VMware NSX is a virtual networking and security software product family created from VMware's vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS) and Nicira's Network Virtualization Platform (NVP) intellectual property. Continue Reading
VMware vSphere HA (High Availability) is a utility included in VMware's vSphere software that can restart failed virtual machines (VMs) on alternative host servers to reduce application downtime. Continue Reading
VMware vSAN (formerly Virtual SAN) is a hyper-converged, software-defined storage (SDS) product developed by VMware that pools together direct-attached storage devices across a VMware vSphere cluster to create a distributed, shared data store. Continue Reading
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VMware intends to use its recent VeloCloud acquisition to bolster its SDN products with SD-WAN technology, but the virtualization company is steering into unfamiliar territory. Continue Reading
Microsegmentation has become a popular reason for organizations to adopt VMware NSX. Emerging use cases, including multisite and multi-cloud, could broaden the SDN platform's scope. Continue Reading
NSX uses VMware services, such as vRealize Operations Manager and VMware Integrated OpenStack, and integrates with third-party platforms for security and virtual network management. Continue Reading
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VMware AppDefense secures an application by monitoring deviations from its normal behavior. Its core functions establish a baseline, measure behavior and try to correct it. Continue Reading
A high maximum transmission unit size creates fewer frames, which lowers the risk of collisions and reduces overhead. The key is figuring out how high an MTU size is too high. Continue Reading
Even though Kubernetes is the container orchestration gold standard, it needs a little help integrating microservices-based apps into enterprise networks. That's where NSX comes in. Continue Reading
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HCI can streamline data centers, but its modular approach poses storage challenges. Use vSAN to complete your virtual environment, and avoid unnecessary work. Continue Reading
It can be challenging to integrate Ceph in a VMware environment, but with the right interface, vSphere administrators can reap the rewards of object storage. Continue Reading
The latest version of vSphere brings new capabilities to the vSphere Distributed Switch. So how do you go about upgrading an outdated version of vDS? Continue Reading