Enable your virtual cloud network to connect and protect applications across your data center, multi-cloud, bare metal, and container infrastructure. VMware NSX Data Center delivers a complete L2-L7 networking and security virtualization platform — providing you with the agility, automation, and dramatic cost savings that come with a software-only solution.
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Bring one-click provisioning to your networking and security services — and access powerful flexibility, agility, and scale — by running the entire L2-L7 stack in software, decoupled from underlying physical hardware.
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Deliver granular protection for your apps via micro-segmentation down to the individual workload. Create context-aware security policies per workload to defend against lateral threats within your environment.
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Manage consistent networking and security policies across private and public clouds, from a single pane of glass, regardless of where your application runs – VM, container, or bare metal.
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Lower CapEx by up to 35% by consolidating networking and security functions to a single distributed virtualization platform, and slash OpEx via simplified operations and optimized traffic flows.
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Use the micro-segmentation capabilities in NSX to lock down critical apps, create a logical DMZ in software, and reduce the attack surface of a virtual desktop environment. Zero-trust security is now attainable and efficient in private and public cloud environments.
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Accelerate application delivery by leveraging blueprints to automate the provisioning and management of networking and security services consistently across all sites and clouds — or by exposing the infrastructure as code.
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Streamline your multi-cloud operations with consistent networking and security, and, in the process, enable multi-cloud use-cases ranging from seamless data center extension, to multi-DC pooling, to rapid workload mobility.
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Provide integrated, full-stack networking and security for your containerized apps and microservices, including native container networking for Kubernetes, micro-segmentation, and end-to-end observability for microservices.
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Replace discrete appliances with a distributed software IDS/IPS solution to detect lateral threat movement on E-W traffic and easily achieve compliance.More on NSX Distributed IDS/IPS