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.

VMware NSX Data Center

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Introduction to NSX Data Center

What is a Virtual Cloud Network?

New 30-Minute Hands-on Lab

Our new NSX Lightning Lab gives you hands-on experience in just 30 min, no installation required.

What's New

NSX SD-WAN Leads the Industry

VMware is named a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant on WAN Edge Infrastructure.

Announcing NSX-T Data Center 2.3

Learn what NSX-T delivers for applications and data across any environment.

Adaptive Micro-Segmentation

Take application security beyond micro-segmentation.

NSX Mindset

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



Application-centric security is delivered at the workload level to prevent the lateral spread of threats.


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

Cloud-Native Apps 

Enable native networking and security for containerized workloads across application frameworks.

Multi-Cloud Networking 

Bring networking and security consistency across heterogeneous sites and streamlines multi-cloud operations.


Automate networking and security services to remove operational bottlenecks across any application platform or framework.


Micro-segmentation For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Network Virtualization For Dummies

The second edition of our popular guide is now available.

Estimate Your ROI from NSX

See Forrester Study

Get Started with NSX Data Center in 5 Simple Steps

Download the Quick Start Guide

VMware NSX Day 1 Guide Library

See the latest books in our library along with a downloadable PDF link.

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NSX Data Center Offerings

  • Standard Edition: For organizations that need agility and automation of the network.
  • Professional Edition: For organizations that need Standard, plus micro-segmentation. They may have public cloud endpoints.
  • Advanced Edition: For organizations that need Professional, plus advanced networking and security services and integration with a broad ecosystem. They may have multiple sites.
  • Enterprise Plus Edition: For organizations that need the most advanced capabilities of NSX Data Center, plus vRealize Network Insight for network visibility and security operations, and NSX Hybrid Connect for hybrid cloud mobility.
  • Remote Branch Office Edition: For organizations that need to virtualize networking and security for applications in the remote office or branch office.

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Nebraska Medicine using VMware NSX

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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

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University of New Hampshire

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