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VMware NSX Capabilities and Components

The VMware NSX documentation page is comprehensive and includes some nice overviews of the different capabilities and components that make up the NSX platform.  I’ve copied some notable key points below for a concise overview of the terminology, their meaning, and how they fit together. 1,138 more words

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SDN - Brief Explanation on Micro Segmentation and VMware NSX

VMware NSX – Brief Explanation on Micro-segmentation

Note: It’s not referring to VXLAN :)

At VMworld 2011, VXLAN was introduced as a new segmentation technology to isolate tenants/users/subscribers from one another. 439 more words

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The Problem with SDN Today

The Problem with SDN Today

Surprise – it’s the Hardware

Well, maybe not a surprise.  The challenge with SDN today is that existing hardware (hardware deployed today) can’t support it. 619 more words

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