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VMware NSX Service Composer - The Glue behind the NSX Ecosystem

One of the main principles of the NSX Platform is to enable a deep and broad ecosystem of technical partners to enhance your Software Defined Data Center.  273 more words


How do I train for VMware NSX?

 To become a technology expert, what’s the better path?

  • Hands-on running a production network
  • Studying protocols or theories
  • Vendor technical training

Clearly, this is a loaded question and rational people can have very different perspectives. 695 more words

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@JakeHowering ‘s Top 5 Announcements at VMworld 2014

VMworld is the mid-year point that VMware targets for major announcements, product unveilings, and strategic roadmaps and future direction.   Not only that, the Partner community uses VMworld as a platform to announce their own initiatives and partnerships with VMware.  1,190 more words


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


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


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


Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking - Full Report through VMware Blog !

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking – Full Report through VMware Blog !

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking is currently available and licensed for distribution (meaning your getting it for free right now).   367 more words