How VMware NSX Service Mesh is Purpose-Built for the Enterprise

Service Mesh is fast becoming one of those hot topics where every industry player must have an offering in this space. Open source service mesh projects like Linkerd and Istio, or others like Consul from HashiCorp and Universal Service Mesh from Avi Networks (now a VMware company!) are all trying to answer many of the […]

VMware vSphere Large Memory Support and AMD EPYC™ Series Processors – Part 1

Customers are continuously requiring more and more memory as their workload demands increase.  Therefore, both enterprise hardware and software must be able to meet this growing need.  Below, we present the details on how VMware, in collaboration with Micron, AMD, and HPE, configured and qualified a 4TiB server to help address this call to support […]

Service Mesh: The Next Step in Networking for Modern Applications

As I’m currently preparing my breakout session for VMworld 2019, I’ve been spending plenty of time looking into what’s new in the world of networking. A lot of what’s currently happening in networking is driven by the requirements of modern applications, and in that context it’s hard to miss the rise of service mesh. I […]

Re-Architecting Telco Networks – The NFVI Way

Communication service providers (CSPs) and Data networks face numerous challenges today. With broadband and mobile data traffic having grown at an exorbitant rate in the past decade, and real time content/video taking the largest market share*, consumers’ appetite for wireless content and mobile data is pushing CSP networks to a crisis point. At the same […]

Restoring NSX-T components from a site failure, and tips to bring down your RTO

Introduction This article will explain how the NSX-T components are backed-up and restored in case of a disaster. The procedure is pretty straight forward, but there are a few gotchas that you need to keep in mind before you can restore a backup. Backing-up the NSX-T Manager Cluster General backup procedure: Go to the backup page […]

A Celebration of Innovation and Human Potential

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay These words were echoed by Pat Gelsinger, VMware’s CEO, during the closing keynote at RADIO 2019 in May. That is what RADIO is all about: a glimpse into the future, a celebration of innovation, and most importantly, a testament to our […]

VMware and Red Hat bring Red Hat OpenShift to the VMware SDDC

Today at Red Hat Summit, VMware and Red Hat announced mutual support for OpenShift 3.11 on VMware software-defined data center (SDDC) technologies, along with a mutually hosted reference architecture that details integration of all core VMware SDDC components—VMware vSAN, NSX-T and vSphere—with Red Hat OpenShift. In addition, we also plan to release a VMware Validated […]