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VMware and networking 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.
February 25, 2015
Midokura has refreshed MidoNet with features that provide a bridge for VMware customers looking to move to OpenStack without using proprietary virtual networking technology.
August 20, 2013
VMware will preview Network DRS at VMworld, but its core customers are still wrapping their heads around software-defined networking.
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NSX is leading VMware's transition from server virtualization to network virtualization. Read about the features and future of VMware NSX software-defined networking. Continue Reading
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
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VMware NSX features new to 6.4 include an upgrade planner and improved firewall functionality. Users can access these features from vSphere Client, which includes new HTML5 components. Continue Reading
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
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Network virtualization will change the data center, and virtualization administrators must keep up. Collaboration is essential as silos disappear and technology evolves. Continue Reading
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
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Use ESXi firewall configuration settings and VMkernel ports to control the levels of access that different services, such as Secure Shell, have to your management network. Continue Reading
Software-defined networking can help plug security holes and minimize microsegmentation management tasks; it's worth a look for companies that haven't virtualized their networks yet. 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