VMware vCloud® Networking and Security™ is the leading software-defined networking and security solution that enhances operational efficiency, unlocks agility and enables extensibility to rapidly respond to business needs. It provides a broad range of services in a single solution, including virtual firewall, VPN, load balancing and VXLAN extended networks.
- Lower cost and complexity with a virtualized networking and security solution
- Scale and move virtual workloads without physical network or security constraints or the need for specialized appliances
- Enable integration of third-party network and security solutions through open architecture and standard APIs
- Streamline operations through VMware vCenter and VMware vCloud Director integration
Gain Efficiency and Agility with Software-Defined Networking and Security
Move beyond the rigid network and security architectures, based on manually provisioned VLANs and dedicated appliances with fragmented management interfaces. Gain the full agility of a cloud infrastructure with software-defined networking and security. Rapidly deploy, move, scale and protect applications and data based on business needs, by creating networks and security constructs that can adapt and move with the workload. vCloud Networking and Security combines software-defined networks and security with policy-based provisioning that is tightly integrated into the virtual datacenter management.
Lower Operational Costs by Improving Efficiency and Utilization
Allocate compute resources elastically across clusters, and pods without reconfiguring your physical network. vCloud Networking and Security delivers highly scalable virtual networks, simplifies provisioning and lowers operations costs while reducing the need for specialized devices.
- Manage and allocate compute resources across clusters and pods
- Reduce the need for specialized devices
- Take advantage of vCenter or vCloud Director integration
Adapt to Dynamic Business Needs with Virtual Workload Agility
Create networks that scale with applications and apply security services exactly where needed without hardware upgrades. vCloud Networking and Security delivers higher application availability and improved network performance.
- Deploy, move or scale virtual workloads without physical network reconfiguration
- Automate provisioning and scale out of networking and security services
- Gain greater visibility into virtual traffic flows
Use Best of Breed Security Solutions across your Infrastructure
Take advantage of the latest 3rd party innovations while leveraging your existing networking and security investments. REST APIs allow for service insertion at the vNIC and the virtual edge, with support for both hardware and software solutions.
- Leverage the open architecture and industry-standard APIs
- Enable consistent support across hardware and software-based solutions
- Protect your existing networking and security investments