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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

Versa Networks integrates SD-WAN service with Azure Virtual WAN

By Michaela Goss 26 Oct 2018

In networking news, Versa Networks partners with Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN; CenturyLink launches the Managed Cisco SD-WAN service; and Aryaka expands cloud offerings with Oracle. 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

4 types of virtualization IT admins should know

By Margaret Jones 19 Apr 2019

Server virtualization is a fact of life for most IT admins, but there are other types of virtualization -- network, storage, desktop and application -- that IT pros should know. Read More

5 common virtualization problems and how to solve them

By Stephen J. Bigelow 03 Oct 2019

Organizations can correct common problems with virtualization, such as VM sprawl and network congestion, through business policies rather than purchasing additional technology. Read More

VMware acquisition of Avi fills NSX gaps

By Antone Gonsalves 14 Jun 2019

VMware plans to acquire Avi Networks. The VMware acquisition of the application delivery controller maker will fill gaps in VMware's NSX virtual networking software. 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

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

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