Top three reasons to use a micro-segmentation solution like VMware NSX

One of the most hyped use cases of software-defined networking (SDN) is micro-segmentation — and for a good reason. With solutions such as VMware NSX, micro-segmentation promises several high-value business outcomes. These include modern security, seamless operations and optimized user experience.

Learn the key three reasons why you should consider micro-segmentation for your organization.

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Why micro-segmentation security makes SDN safer

Why micro-segmentation security makes SDN safer

I can explain why modern data centers need micro-segmentation in two words: Trojan Horse.

Not the malware, but that timeless story of wooden-horsey riding saboteurs. In it, we see that even the most powerful perimeters fall short. The bad guys always find a way in.

With virtualized data centers and desktops, this notion is particularly troubling. What if someone breaches the firewall protecting your virtual environments? Once inside, malware and attackers freely move laterally (east-west) causing mayhem and tons of financial damage.

Micro-segmentation is the solution – but it’s not without its share of confusion and challenges. So before you jump in, consider why it’s the right choice, and some of the common sticking points slowing down its adoption.

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Crashing open the doors to scalability with VSAN 6.2

vSAN 6.0 Softchoice software defined datacenter

What if I told you there is a radical new way to break through traditional IT walls with a bold, flexible, yet easy enterprise-level storage? AND you’re not tied into a single proprietary appliance or hardware vendor…

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