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2018-06-29T06:40:00Z

What is your primary use case for VMware NSX?


How do you or your organization use this solution?

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Top 10Real User

This product is a software-defined data center with a cloud-native approach. We mainly use it for application migration of some of the architecture to containerized solutions.

2021-12-27T19:52:54Z
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Top 5Real User

We are using VMware NSX for all our network needs.

2021-11-23T16:31:07Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Load balancing is achieved using VMware NSX. The load balancing feature provided with VMware vSphere is called NSX. While using the virtual server with your on-premises trusted internal network, you can set up rules to prevent them from doing specific activities.

2021-11-13T07:56:31Z
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Top 5Reseller

Our main use case is the distributed firewall. NSX can segment every application and server based on the ports they need to communicate externally. Ports that aren't required are inactive, so we activate them for some specific applications. We can get the ports from the application guys, activate the ones we need, and then disable the rest of the ports. We've done other things with NSX, but it's just mostly about the distributed firewall.

2021-10-17T22:46:59Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are using VMware NSX for network security.

2021-07-15T18:17:14Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It's very useful for making network configurations and setting the network configurations in an easy way. The infrastructure team has all of the components under these controls, that is, the infrastructure and the network itself.

2021-05-21T17:51:38Z
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Top 20Real User

We primarily use the solution in order to build a private cloud.

2021-03-29T09:21:19Z
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Top 20Reseller

I work with two different companies with different large cloud environments. This product is a software-defined network, and that allows you to create virtual access networks and managing security to allow for different workloads.

2021-02-08T10:06:39Z
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Top 20MSP

We use this product for software-defined networking. We are a solution provider and we build a platform for our clients that includes it.

2021-01-27T12:05:45Z
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Top 20MSP

Many of our customers are moving to these kinds of options in order to reduce the number of physical devices and to increase security. I'm an architect of enterprise business and we are an enterprise partner with VMware.

2021-01-22T18:58:23Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

This is a product for network security, and network management. We don't use it at the production level. I am conducting a PoC. We are using this in our testing data center and not in our live data center. This infrastructure contains many security devices from other vendors such as Palo Alto. We are also using vSAN and vCenter.

2021-01-14T17:10:41Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The Environment was an active-active Tier-0 multi-site deployment (primary/secondary). It contained compute and management clusters, and a small number of transport ESXi nodes (between five and six) v6.7u2, vCenter 6.7u2, AD. The primary use case was to implement micro-segmentation and route production workloads through NSX-T via BGP. Our customer needed assurances that BGP routing within NSX-T would be efficient. We implemented a very simple architecture and setup site with one NSX Manager as the primary source. This was a financial customer, thus security was the main item. We had to explain to the customer that NSX-T deployment and micro-segmentation were two different projects explicitly.

2020-11-14T15:17:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We use this product for micro-segmentation and network function virtualization.

2020-08-19T07:57:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We use this solution to build our VMware platform.

2020-07-02T10:05:57Z
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Top 20Real User

We are a professional services company and we have been evaluating VMware NSX for our clients.

2020-06-28T08:51:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use case is moving from physical to VM infrastructure.

2020-01-02T15:21:00Z
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Real User

* Deployment * Planning and designing * Troubleshooting sustain.

2019-02-14T21:52:00Z
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Real User

The primary use case is microsegmentation for other VMs, which should provide us great value. We are quite early in our use case of it. As for now, the performance is looking good. The main reason for deploying the product was the possibility to isolate machines inside a VLAN from each other. It was also to have a local firewall with firewall profiles attached to the machines.

2018-11-27T17:17:00Z
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Real User

We support clients who use on-premise VMware NSX. We provide daily maintenance and support for this solution.

2018-11-21T08:01:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use case is the integration with the platform, so we can use it to orchestrate everything from a single console. That's the magic of having everything in one single dashboard.

2018-11-21T08:01:00Z
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Real User

We use this solution for extended on-premise capabilities. We've been using it for five years.

2018-11-21T08:01:00Z
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Consultant

Usually customers, from the beginning, want state-of-the-art, latest technologies. They would like to rid themselves of their struggle with networking. This drives them to the next step, bringing in VMware services for implementing NSX.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

We use this solution in our private clouds networking environment. We have some subsidiaries that we service and are trying to isolate each of them in this network.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

Our customers had multiple data centers in different locations. Now, with NSX we built one fabric over an IP transport, like WAN internet. When we created the switches, it spread out over the data centers which are the configuration and the management of the underlying network for the VM workloads.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

The primary use case is the microsegmentation of all our infrastructure, which is a huge bonus. It's performed well.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

We use it for microsegmentation, and it has performed well.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use case is to change from Cisco.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use cases of this solution are hybrid, cloud, private cloud, and automation.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

Our customers need load balance and firewalls with advanced NSX. They are really happy to use NSX.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

We use it as a distributed firewall and for security purposes.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

We just introduced NSX in our headquarters. We have it running in some labs, but no real experiences. We've been using it for six months. Our objective is to know each features component and how it works. Depending on the business requirements, we would adapt the solution as needed. This is the reason why we work a lot from the maps and then anticipate when we need a new feature for our company.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

We use it for microsegmentation. We're still in the middle of the project. We have 70 or 80 apps to microsegment and have only done about ten so far. We have a long way to go.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

My company's primary use case for this solution is the microsegmentation. It's futuristic.

2018-11-18T09:40:00Z
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Real User

I was an intern at a relatively large company here in Morocco, and NSX is a great solution.

2018-06-29T06:40:00Z
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