VMware NSX® Data Center delivers virtualized networking and security entirely in software, completing a key pillar of the Software-defined Data Center (SDDC), and enabling the virtual cloud network to connect and protect across data centers, clouds, and applications. VMware today introduced two new versions of its flagship virtual networking software. One named NSX for vSphere has deep integrations. What does this move mean for customers who don't buy into VMware's NSX vision, but prefer the more hardware-centric SDN exemplified by. Learn the landscape of VMware NSX SDN technology with this essential guide that covers NSX basics, features, configurations and the service's future. Network virtualization technology takes software-defined networking (SDN) to the next level by truly decoupling network resources from underlying hardware. VMware NSX is the VMware SDN network virtualization and security platform that emerged from VMware after they acquired Nicira in This acquisition launched VMware into the software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) world. It is the culmination. The show serves to sharpen VMware's focus on the extension of software- defined networking (SDN) to cover local-area networks (SD-LAN). VMware NSX for vSphere creates an SDN connecting VMs to switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, VPNs and more. Software Defined Networking with VMware NSX. A comprehensive tutorial on the fundamentals of VMware NSX that explores its various services. ().