VMware NSX and Micro-Segmentation

What is Micro-Segmentation? When it comes to SDN micro-segmentation is one of the biggest use cases/features that it has to offer. But what is micro-segmentation? In its purest form, Micro-Segmentation is a security technique that further isolates workloads/segments, allowing for finer-grained security controls to be applied. Traditionally, network…

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VMware NSX - The Controller Cluster

Introduction The controller cluster in the NSX platform is the control plane component responsible for managing the hypervisor switching and routing modules. This includes the logical switches and VXLAN overlay. Due to the centralized, decoupled model of the controller, it provides the ability to reduce broadcast traffic, in turn negating…

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