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Definitionnetwork virtualization

Network virtualization is a method of combining the available resources in a network to consolidate ...Read More

Top tips on network virtualization and network function virtualization

By Marissa Comeau 26 May 2017

Network virtualization and network function virtualization aim to increase security and scalability and reduce the need for dedicated hardware, respectively. Read More

What are the benefits of the NSX network virtualization platform?

By Stephen J. Bigelow 23 Jan 2018

VMware's NSX network virtualization platform applies software-layer abstraction to networking, adds network functionality and enforces granular security policies. Read More

SR-IOV specification poses promise and pitfalls in virtualized networks

By Glen Kemp 30 Jul 2018

The SR-IOV specification gives network administrators another tool for workload optimization. While SR-IOV could offer many benefits, it does have its drawbacks. Read More

Manage SCVMM logical networks with PowerShell

By Nirmal Sharma 18 Dec 2018

Use System Center Virtual Machine Manager and PowerShell to make logical network management easy. Execute a script to display network virtualization information in a simple chart. Read More

Which tools does NSX use for virtual network management?

By Stephen J. Bigelow 30 Jan 2018

NSX uses VMware services, such as vRealize Operations Manager and VMware Integrated OpenStack, and integrates with third-party platforms for security and virtual network management. Read More

VMware acquisition of Uhana bolsters 5G offering to carriers

By Antone Gonsalves 30 Jul 2019

The VMware acquisition of Uhana adds AI-driven network automation to VMware's virtualization platform for carriers. VMware competes against IBM's Red Hat. Read More

Network security features available in a virtual switch

By Stephen J. Bigelow 07 Feb 2018

Virtual switch security is achieved through a number of features. Virtualization admins can create and enforce policies, lock down MAC addresses and block forged traffic from VMs. Read More

Navigate different network ports, from physical to virtual

By Stephen J. Bigelow 05 Feb 2018

Physical network ports, virtual network ports, uplink ports and group ports all have different functions in virtual infrastructures. Learn more with this in-depth breakdown. Read More

VM networking: Physical and virtual switches explained

By Stephen J. Bigelow 02 Feb 2018

In order for VMs to communicate, they must utilize VM networking technologies that enable them to emulate and access the existing physical network and provide additional features. Read More