Acquired in August 2012



Nicira was a network virtualization company and is now a key component of VMware’s Software Defined Data Center strategy. Nicira’s Network Virtualization Platform (NVP) enables the dynamic creation of virtual network infrastructure and services that are completely decoupled and independent from the physical network hardware. Innovative companies such as AT&T, DreamHost, eBay, NTT and Rackspace used Nicira NVP to accelerate service delivery from weeks to minutes and dramatically reduce data center complexity and cost.

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Acquired Product Name Nicira Network Virtualization Platform (NVP)
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