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VMware NSX networking: What you need to know before investing

Introduction

VMware quickly positioned itself as a pioneer in the network virtualization space with the acquisition and integration of Nicira technology. But as the benefits of virtualization continue to make headlines, it's important to know just what is needed before deploying VMware network virtualization. In fact, experts warn that NSX could present issues unless there is appropriate integration with underlying physical devices.

1Weigh the facts on NSX-

To invest, or not to invest?

For those exploring an NSX investment, we listed important news, expert tips, and answers to commonly asked NSX questions to help in the decision-making process.

Answer

Software and hardware are needed with NSX

Thinking of committing to NSX? Read more about its software and hardware requirements before saying yes. Continue Reading

News

Vendors announce physical switch integration with NSX

Cisco is the only major player that didn't opt to integrate its physical switches into VMware's NSX platform. Continue Reading

News

NSX allows for microsegmentation

Network security benefits of NSX include microsegmentation, which makes every virtual machine an island. Continue Reading

Tip

NSX 6.1 performance features: Five to know about

Expert Nirmal Sharma explains how virtual network environments gain optimization, management and security features with NSX 6.1. Continue Reading

Feature

Common questions regarding NSX answered

NSX promises a lot, including flexibility and security in the data center. Read answers to some of the most common questions about the network virtualization platform. Continue Reading

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