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
vCloud Networking and Security provides an open architecture with industry-standard APIs to ensure freedom of choice. vCloud Ecosystem Framework provides service insertion at the vNIC and the virtual edge. This allows any third party solution to access both traffic flows and workload context without significant software development. You can easily take advantage of a new vendor's technology and integrate operations with the existing systems and procedures, leading to improved levels of service and performance.
- Flexibility to include 3rd party hardware and software security and networking services
- Easily take advantage of latest innovations in technology ecosystem
- Better than physical security via context-aware APIs
- Consistent best of breed solutions across physical and virtual environment
- Ability to leverage existing networking and security investments while integrating latest innovation
VMware network and security strategy is to focus our solutions and that of our ecosystem partners on supporting specific initiatives critical to accelerating the migration to the cloud. VMware believes that a whole new generation of solutions are possible by combining the insight and context of our comprehensive infrastructure and management stack, with the deep technical capabilities of our partners.
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- Read more about VMware Partner Integration Solutions for Networking and Security
VMware Ready Partner Program
VMware also offer the VMware Ready for Networking and Security Program. This is a partner-focused initiative to integrate third party networking and security products into the VMware vCloud suite.
Learn more about our partner network.