Full-Stack Network & Security Virtualization with VMware NSX

Enable your virtual cloud network to connect and protect applications across your data center, multi cloud , bare metal, and container infrastructure. VMware NSX Data Center delivers a complete L2-L7 networking and security virtualization platform — providing the ability to manage the entire network as a single entry from a single pane of glass.

Introduction to VMware NSX

Discover the benefits of a complete L2-L7 network and security virtualization platform.

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Key Features and Benefits of NSX

Learn about the latest capabilities of NSX that enable built in advanced lateral threat protection on east-west traffic

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Deliver an L2-L7 Virtualization Platform Across Clouds 

Harness Agility Through Automation

Bring one-click provisioning to your networking and security services — access powerful flexibility, agility, and scale — by running a complete L2-L7 stack in software, decoupled from underlying physical hardware.

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Make Your Security Intrinsic

Deliver granular protection for your apps via micro-segmentation to the individual workload. Create context-aware security policies per workload while leveraging IDS/IPS to defend against lateral threats across multi-cloud environments.

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Enjoy Consistent Multi-Cloud Operations

Manage consistent networking and security policies across private and public clouds , from a single pane of glass, regardless of where your application runs – VM, container, or bare metal.

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Save on Both CapEx and OpEx

Lower CapEx by up to 35% by consolidating networking and security functions to a single distributed virtualization platform and slash OpEx via simplified operations and optimized traffic flows.

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Spotlight on VMware NSX 

Test-drive VMware Cloud Networking Solutions with a Hands-on Lab

Test-drive VMware Cloud Networking Solutions with a Hands-on Lab

Learn how the VMware cloud networking solution, powered by NSX, delivers consistent networking and security.

Announcing VMware NSX-T 3.1

Strengthen East-West traffic security while simplifying operations with the latest update to our full stack layer 2 to layer 7 networking and security platform.

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Network Virtualization for Dummies

Understand what network virtualization is all about, how you can get started, and the biggest bang for buck in this dummies guide.

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Migration to NSX-T Made Easy

Explore resources that can help you easily migrate from NSX for vSphere to NSX-T.

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NSX Quick Start Guide

Get network virtualization setup in your environment fast.

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What Are the Key Use Cases for NSX?

Adopt Zero-Trust Security

Lock down critical apps, create a logical DMZ in software, and reduce the attack surface of a virtual desktop environment using the segmentation capabilities in NSX. Zero-trust security is now attainable and efficient in private and public cloud environments.

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Speed Up Delivery of Networking and Security

Accelerate application delivery by leveraging blueprints to automate the provisioning and management of networking and security services consistently across all sites and clouds — or by exposing the infrastructure as code.

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Extend Networking Across Clouds

Streamline your multi-cloud operations with consistent networking and security while enabling multi-cloud use-cases ranging from seamless data center extension, multi-DC pooling, to rapid workload mobility.

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Manage Containers as First-class Citizens

Provide integrated, full-stack networking and security for your containerized apps and microservices, just like your VMs. Leverage native container networking for Kubernetes, micro-segmentation, and end-to-end observability for microservices.

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We’re Powering Our Customers’ Success 

Nebraska Medicine Elevates Cyber Security

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Nebraska Medicine Elevates Cyber Security

“Cybersecurity is the top priority … NSX was the only solution that would allow us to tailor workflows.”

IHS Markit Capitalizes on Automation

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IHS Markit Capitalizes on Automation

“With technologies like NSX-T, we’re able to now extend our security footprint all the way out through a single management plane.”

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Get network visibility and analytics to build an optimized, highly available and secure network infrastructure across multi-cloud environments.

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Extend NSX to Cloud Apps

Deliver consistent networking and security for your applications running natively on public clouds — from a single pane of glass.

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