vmware, networking revolution

VMware: The Networking Revolution, Multi-Cloud Strategies, and Mapping the Future

  • By
  • October 12, 2016
0 Comment

Over the last several months Rajiv Ramaswami, EVP and GM of Networking and Security has told about how VMware NSX is driving cloud networking for the customers. Having missed Rajiv’s videos, you can always find the information in this review.

The Second Inning of a Nine-Inning Game: NSX Use Cases and the Networking Revolution

The software-defined networking revolution flows over more and more companies, including VMware vmware, networking revolutionthat is at the forefront of this revolution. Rajiv notes that today networking industry is becoming more disaggregated than ever. If firstly it used to build everything – from chips to systems to software and services, now the situation is constantly changing.

VMware customers from all corners of the globe are driving the rapid adoption of NSX as a key enabler to the cloud, and three use cases are arising as main applications of NSX:

  • micro-segmentation,
  • IT automation,
  • disaster recovery.

VMware’s vision continues to exist helping customers automate and secure workloads in the cloud, both in VMware private cloud environments and in containers or on non-VMware hypervisors in the private and public cloud. Despite of where these workloads are being run, NSX is able to help secure those workloads in very fine grain network policing, as well as automate them.

VMware NSX Is Becoming Critical to Multi-Cloud Strategies

vmware, multiple-cloud strategiesIn the second video, Rajiv discusses some of the customers that use NSX to manage multiple private and public cloud. He says there is one of the largest banks in the world that is using NSX as a basis to create extremely large private clouds. “They have those in production today, and they’re with us on a journey to extend NSX into the public cloud,” notes Rajiv.

Rajiv also talks about the success of a smaller customer in the media industry that’s using NSX to aggregate multiple public clouds inherited through some acquisitions. VMware NSX is allowing them to manage security, automation, and continuity across two data centers using a single, private cloud.

Furthermore, these customers are driving consistency of policy from their data centers to their branch offices by extending NSX to all their sites.

Mapping the Future of VMware NSX

vmware, mapping the futureRajiv says that they are continually trying to solve their customers’ problems. As part of this continued commitment, VMware recently acquired Arkin, a leader in software-defined data center security and operations.

When customers deploy NSX, their common wish is to achieve two things. Firstly, they want to have visibility into which applications are talking to which within the data center, while the second thing is ‘day two’ operations support following deployment.

In order to manage these customer imperatives, VMware integrated Arkin into the vRealize® Automation™ suite, the product given a new name – VMware® vRealize® Network Insight™.

This acquisition will undoubtedly bring big, positive changes for NSX and customers. As Rajiv notes “the combination of vRealize Network Insight along with NSX is a great thing for customers. It helps them understand what they have in their data centers, and it provides them with visibility and operational support for their deployments.”


This recap was originally published by VMware Education and Certification Blog

* The most recent comment are at the top

Add Comments

Interesting posts

Amazon AWS Certified Database – Specialty Exam Announcement: Key Points to Know

Amazon Web Services recently made an announcement that it will soon be launching the beta exam version for the AWS Certified Database test of the Specialty level. The launch will take place on December 2, 2019. This announcement is one of the most important of the upcoming Amazon Web Services certification exam changes. The code… Read More »

Comparative Analysis: Which PMI Certification Is Better (PMP or CAPM)?

The field of project management is one of the most highly rewarding career paths with the average salary of a project manager netting a little above $75,000 per annum. In addition to this, the professionals in this area are not restricted to a specific industry. Therefore, it is not surprising to see a lot of… Read More »

Pros and Cons of Obtaining (ISC)2 CISSP Certification

The decision to pursue the CISSP credential is dependent on a number of factors. First, you have to understand that there are different options when it comes to the security certificates, so choosing the best option for you will depend on a couple of factors. Before we dive into the details, it is essential to… Read More »

Important Points about VMware Certifications: Why They No Longer Expire

Recently, there have been a lot of changes to the IT credentials provided by popular vendors, and this has made many professionals unsure of what to expect next. For instance, Amazon removed all exam prerequisites, and Microsoft also retired some of its brand new certificates. Not so long ago, Cisco also carried out a total… Read More »

How to Prepare for Cisco Exams (CCNA, CCNP, & CCIE) via Network Simulators/Emulators?

Preparing for any exam requires choosing the right study materials. If you are planning to take the tests in order to get the Cisco CCNA, CCNP, or CCIE certifications, it is imperative that you choose the best network emulator or simulator. Unfortunately, making the right choice might be a bit difficult. This is because it… Read More »

Top 10 Free Cloud Storage Services: Store Your Data in a Safe Place!

The significance of high-quality online storage services continues to gain popularity as the consumers and businesses are adopting the ongoing digital transformation. The trend will continue throughout 2020 with more dependence on the online storage of files in Cloud. This means that both enterprises and individuals are shifting their focus from local storage hardware and… Read More »