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The Quest for Container Networking Interoperability

It’s now apparent to most savvy IT professionals that microservices enabled by containers need to be joined at the proverbial hip to the ability to create microsegments using network virtualization (NV) software. Just how that’s going to happen is still a matter of debate. VMware, for example, is...
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VMware & AWS Offer Combined Private and Public Cloud Service

VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) today confirmed rumors they will deliver a joint service that lets customers run their vSphere private clouds from VMware alongside their applications in AWS’s public cloud. They’ve jointly architected their new service named VMware Cloud on AWS. Their service...
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East-West Encryption: The Next Security Frontier?

Microsegmentation, a method to create secure, virtual connections in software-defined data centers (SDDCs), has already emerged as one of the primary reasons to embrace network virtualization (NV). But some vendors believe that East-West encryption of traffic inside the data center could be the...
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VMware Is Getting Serious About Telcos & NFV

VMware is amassing its telco-knowledgeable talent in an effort to boost its profile in network functions virtualization (NFV). VMware also hopes to contribute to open source efforts. The company plans to demonstrate some extensions toOpen Source MANO (OSM) at that group’s October meeting in Santa...
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VMworld 2016: VMware Pushes Hybrid Cloud and SDDC with New Cross-Cloud Architecture

VMware is launching a new Cross-Cloud architecture geared toward improving software-defined data center (SDDC) and hybrid cloud deployments, the company announced on Monday at the 2016 VMworld conference in Las Vegas, NV. According to VMware documents, the new architecture could extend the company'...
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How Analytics Are Transforming NV

 Big data and analytics are transforming Network Virtualization (NV) by taking advantage of new sources of data and providing analytics tools that can link to automation in software-defined networks (SDNs). One of the things that IT organizations often fail to appreciate about network...
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How to Install VMware Workstation 12 on Linux Systems

This tutorial will show you how to install VMware Workstation 12 on RHEL/CentOS 7, Fedora 20-24, Debian 7-9,Ubuntu 16.04-14.14 and Linux Mint 17-18. VMware Workstation 12 is a popular software which allows you to run multiple different virtual machines on physical hosts using the concept of Type II...
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Network Virtualization Merging LANs & WANs

For as long as anyone in the networking world can remember, management of local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) has been distinctly different. LANs were primarily the responsibility of local IT departments, while WANs have been made up of MPLS and Internet connections controlled...
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VMware Unveils New Version of Integrated OpenStack Product

VMware has released a new version of its vSphere-friendly configuration of OpenStack, the popular open source cloud platform. VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) 2.5 hit general availability yesterday. VMware calls it "…the easiest and fastest route to build an OpenStack cloud on top of vSphere, NSX ...
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Quantifying Benefits of Network Virtualization in the Data Center

Network virtualization (NV) in the data center promises to improve service agility, simplify network operations, and reduce capital expenditures. One of the biggest challenges for IT professionals is to quantify the return-on-investment required to justify the costs of network virtualization and...
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