Step Up to A Distributed IDS/IPS Solution

Elevate your security posture with NSX Distributed IDS/IPS, announced as beta, an advanced threat detection engine purpose-built to detect lateral threat movement on east-west network traffic across multi-cloud environments. Leverage the unique distributed architecture and precise application context, to replace discrete appliances, achieve regulatory compliance and create virtual zones.

What Are the Key Use Cases for Distributed IDS/IPS?

Easily Achieve Regulatory Compliance

Simply turn-on traffic inspection with a software-driven deployment model without needing to buy expensive appliances.

Replace Discrete Appliances

Leverage NSX’s native IDS/IPS capabilities to replace traditional IDS/IPS appliances (standalone, firewall-based, or virtual host-based).

Create Virtual Zones

Create and customize multiple virtual zones for internal teams and partners without requiring physical separation of network.

Detect Lateral Threat Movement

Granularly inspect east-west network traffic at every workload to effectively detect both known and unknown threats.

Expand Your Virtual Cloud Capabilities

Upgrade to Intrinsic Security

Rely on the only purpose-built internal firewall to secure east-west network traffic and protect workloads consistently across clouds.

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Get App-Centric Workload Protection

Gain insight and protection for your apps. VMware AppDefense learns an app’s intended behavior, and alerts you to any anomalies.

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Get Recommended Security Policies

Simplify operationalizing micro-segmentation with rich application topology visualization and automated policy recommendations.

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Build on a Foundation of NSX

Connect and protect applications across your data centers and clouds with virtualized networking and security via VMware NSX.

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