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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OCP and its Networking Initatives - OCNP and ONIE

What is the Open Compute Project (OCP)? Founded by Facebook, Intel, Rackspace, and Goldman Sachs in April 2011, the Open Compute Project (OCP) provides open source standards for high performance and highly efficient Data Centers. This includes servers, storage, networking and security. Let us look at the two main projects…

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