Home Applications Network Virtualization Planning Guide

Network Virtualization Planning Guide

0
0

As virtualization spreads throughout data centers, a single server can now represent dozens of virtual servers which can create complex infrastructures within a virtual environment. When accessing virtual machines within that virtual server, traffic does not leave that server to be inspected by traditional router, firewall and IPS devices located on the physical network. Virtual networks become a necessary tool to facilitate and secure communications between virtual machines and within virtual servers. While hypervisors can offer basic layer2 switching functionality, they do nothing to provide the additional layer of security and traffic management (vFirewall, vRouter) that is required to properly manage and protect a virtual infrastructure.

What is Vyatta?
Vyatta has created the only networking solution that is optimized to deliver integrated routing and security functionality for physical and virtual environments. Vyatta offers users the unique ability to connect, protect and optimize virtual appliances and applications within popular virtualization platforms by offering a complete software-based network operating system that eliminates the hardware dependencies of proprietary networking gear.
 
Vyatta has been optimized to run in virtual environments to manage traffic and enforce policies in the same way that a physical router, firewall, VPN or intrusion prevention device does in a physical infrastructure. Utilizing tools like Xen, VMware and Hyper-V, Vyatta takes the concept of virtualization beyond just applications and operating systems and allows users who are migrating to virtual environments to also virtualize the network. Where popular hypervisors some­times include a simple layer 2 vSwitch, Vyatta completes the network virtualization picture with vFirewall™ and vRouter™ functionality.
 
The Vyatta network operating system lends itself to a variety of virtualization and cloud deployment models. We have outlined some of the ways that Vyatta addresses the routing and security needs of virtual infrastructures in this paper.

Download White Paper NOW!

Featured Resources:

Related Articles:

DABCC DABCC.com, the world leader in sharing the finest Virtualization & Cloud news and support resources. #Citrix, #VMware, #Microsoft, #Mobility and much more! Brought to you by @douglasabrown & team!
| LATEST RESOURCES

White Papers

    NEW VMware Whitepaper – Deliver Office 365 in VMware Horizon 7 with Published Applications

    By Frank Anderson, End-User-Computing Solutions Architect, Desktop Technical Marketing, VMware and Cindy Heyer Carroll, Technical Writer, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware We are excited to announce a new white paper, Best Practices for Delivering Microsoft Office 365 in VMware Horizon 7 with Published Applications, now available to help you avoid risks that can occur during setup […]

    Downloads

      FREE Tool – Troubleshoot Remote Desktop Connections

      Everyone wants to do things in a simple and effortless way. From a child that plays with a remote controlled car to a photographer who uses a drone for landscape photography, nowadays nearly everything can be automated or operated remotely. And system administration is no exception. Troubleshooting remote desktops is now as easy as using […]

      On-Demand Webinars

        How analyzing data patterns can improve IT service delivery – On-Demand Webinar

        Watch this webinar to know how to use Analytics Plus to- 1. Identify data patterns using visual analysis to spot trends easily. 2. Correlate data from multiple sources and get unified visibility into your IT. 3. Create live dashboards to make continuous improvements in ITSM processes. This video is from the fine folks at ManageEngine

        Latest Videos

          VMware TrustPoint and AirWatch Integration Demo Video

          Learn how out-of-the-box integration of VMware TrustPoint and AirWatch further enhances securing and managing mobile, desktop and server environments, and dynamically drives policy configuration changes across the organization for even stronger compliance and faster threat containment. This video is from the fine folks at VMware EUC.

          Views All IT News on DABCC.com
          Views All IT Videos on DABCC.com
          Win a Tesla P100D

          Visit our Sponsors!


          Close