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Network virtualization News
August 29, 2017
VMware will add a dollop of NSX networking 'secret sauce' to many of its core products as a central piece of its strategies around virtualization, cloud computing and IoT.
March 02, 2017
Early NSX adopter BayState Health is weighing the possibility of a future as an SDN service provider -- using multi-tenancy to run other organizations' networks parallel to its own.
February 03, 2017
As its NSX virtual networking software gains traction on vSphere, VMware puts more muscle behind a version designed for non-vSphere environments.
October 25, 2016
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