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Server virtualization infrastructure and architecture News
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
Vote here in the 2017 Impact Awards for the Best Software-Defined Infrastructure Product.
August 02, 2016
Merging VMware's two NSX code bases could save time and development costs. But significant architectural changes to the latest version could result in giving back some of those savings.
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Assessing the impact of containers on application workloads can be extremely challenging, partially because of how quickly containers are spun up and down compared to VMs. Continue Reading
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