Network Virtualization and Security Platform

VMware NSX Data Center is the network virtualization platform for the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), delivering networking and security entirely in software, abstracted from the underlying physical infrastructure. 

NSX Data Center enables the Virtual Cloud Network, providing pervasive, end-to-end connectivity for your apps and data, wherever they are.


Introduction to NSX Data Center

The Virtual Cloud Network delivers secure, pervasive connectivity for apps and data, wherever they live.

What's New

Discover NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud

Enable simple, agile and secure branch office wide area networks. 

New NSX-T Reference Design Guide

Read a summary of the new guide and where to access to it.

NSX Mindset

See how network professionals have transformed their career trajectory with VMware NSX.

Read Solution Brief

Learn about NSX for cloud-native apps.



Application-centric security is applied at a granular level to prevent the lateral spread of threats.

Application Continuity 

Run your apps over unified, seamless, and resilient networking and security infrastructure.


Automate networking and security services to remove operational bottlenecks.


Reduce scope of compliance by isolating the systems that store, process, or transmit sensitive data.


Micro-segmentation For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Estimate Your ROI from NSX

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Get Started with NSX in 5 Simple Steps

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2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant

VMware is named a Visionary for Data Center Networking. 

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NSX Data Center Offerings

  • Standard Edition: Automates IT workflows, bringing agility to the data center network and reducing network operating costs and complexity.
  • Advanced Edition: Standard Edition plus a fundamentally more secure data center with micro-segmentation. Helps secure the data center to the highest levels, while automating IT provisioning of security.
  • Enterprise Edition: Advanced Edition plus networking and security across multiple domains. Enables the data center network to extend across multiple sites and connect to high-throughput physical workloads.
  • Remote Branch Office Edition: Automates and secures workloads in a remote or branch office.

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Nebraska Medicine

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


University of New Hampshire

"With NSX today, I can provision a workload faster than I could before."