What is The Difference between VMware vSphere, ESXi and vCenter

This post is not a deep dive, and it’s not even much technical. We’ll focus on VMware terminology. It’ is just a quick post for folks unsure about the differences between the base VMware products. Almost anyone knows ESXi, but the difference between vSphere and vCenter? People are often confused and unsure, but those answers […]

What is VMware NSX?

VMware NSX is the network virtualization and security platform that emerged from VMware after they acquired Nicira in 2012. This acquisition launched VMware into the software-defined networking (SDN)  and network functions virtualization (NFV) world. The solution de-couples the network functions from the physical devices, in a way that is analogous to de-coupling virtual servers (VMs) from physical servers. In order to de-couple the new virtual […]

VMware aims to manage Internet of Things infrastructure

VMware is expanding its data center, mobile, and cloud management footprint to the Internet of Things (IoT). After all, IoT could use some management and security help. VMware wants to manage your Internet of Things infrastructure in addition to your IT operations. The company at Dell EMC World launched an IoT management suite that aims […]

What is VMware NSX?

VMware NSX is the network virtualization and security platform that emerged from VMware after they acquired Nicira in 2012. This acquisition launched VMware into the software-defined networking (SDN)  and network functions virtualization (NFV) world. The solution de-couples the network functions from the physical devices, in a way that is analogous to de-coupling virtual servers (VMs) from […]