Virtual Networking Innovation Community

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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Technical Speakers Slots at vNIC 2018

Technical VMware knowhow from technical speakers for the technical network and security audience! – What else do you expect?

The four technical slots are essential for the vNIC Event in Frankfurt. Our goal is, to make the VMware networking technology in virtualization relevant to the network and security audience. We will equip the session listeners with practical tips and tricks, which will give them a “head start” on their new journey to network virtualization.

We will cover the four main topics in virtualization:

  • Network and Security Virtualization (aka VMware NSX-v and NSX-T)
  • SD-WAN (aka...
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