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NSX Service Mesh

We are excited to introduce VMware NSX® Service Mesh.

Built on the foundation of Istio, this VMware offering will extend the capabilities of the Istio service mesh technology to bring visibility, control, and security at the application layer to microservices, the data they access, the users that interact with them, as well as traditional monolithic applications.

NSX Service Mesh will enable visibility, control, and security for services, data, and users at the API level. This acts as a natural evolution of cloud-native constructs and will act as an extension of the NSX-T Data Center platfor...

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Dec 16, 2018 Christoph Buschbeck in News

A new member: vSphere Platinum

VMware announced VMware vSphere Platinum on the 27th of August – a new edition of vSphere, as well as vSphere 6.7 Update 1 – the latest release of the industry-leading virtualization and cloud platform.

Introducing vSphere Platinum

VMware vSphere Platinum is a new edition of vSphere that delivers advanced security capabilities fully integrated into the hypervisor. This new release combines the industry leading capabilities of vSphere with VMware AppDefense, delivering purpose-built VMs to secure applications.

With these new capabilities, vSphere Platinum secures infrastructure and applications...

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NSX Configuration Maximums

There are a lot of Blogs outside, where you can find different tables for configuration maximums. We included this already in our products (last versions) and now we do have a new site here. Perfect to have this separately from a design perspective.

Check this out, more to come. It covers NSX versions 6.3.6 and 6.4.x

Top 9 Free NSX Books To Read

Our VMware NSX Guides are authored and technically reviewed by VMware subject-matter experts and cover networking and security essentials. Below you will find a description of the current books in our library along with a downloadable PDF link.

If you are interested in purchasing a hardcopy, you can do so at our online store.


New Release: VMware NSX Automation Fundamentals Guide

VMware NSX Automation Fundamentals Guide

VMware NSX Automation Fundamentals delivers the roadmap to understanding networking and security automation challenges in today’s data centers. It explains the fundamental nature of ...

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Maintaining and automating a VMware NSX-T infrastructure as code

In a more and more API driven world where companies are using automation tools to deploy, maintain and destroy their virtual infrastructures, one open-source tool gets more and more traction: HashiCorp Terraform.

There is a Terraform provider available to manage your virtual machines in a VMware vSphere infrastructure since a while, but it was not easily possible to also manage your NSX-T virtual network infrastructure for these virtual machines.

This has changed some months ago: VMware released a Terraform provider for NSX-T in April 2018.

In this little post I want to highlight some useful r...

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