Connecting Physical and Virtual Worlds with VMware NSX and Juniper Platforms

| December 11, 2017

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This document is targeted at networking and virtualization architects interested in deploying VMware NSX network virtualization in a multi-hypervisor environment based on the integrated solution from VMware and Juniper. VMware’s Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) vision leverages core data center virtualization technologies to transform data center economics and business agility through automation and nondisruptive deployment that embraces and extends existing compute, network, and storage infrastructure investments. NSX is the component providing the networking virtualization pillar of this vision. As a platform, NSX provides partners the capability of integrating their solutions and building on top of existing functionalities. NSX enables an agile overlay infrastructure for public and private cloud environments leveraging Juniper’s robust and resilient underlay infrastructure that also helps bridge the physical and virtual worlds using the Layer 2 gateway functionality. In addition, Juniper’s vSRX Virtual Firewall also integrates with NSX to offer advanced L4-7 protection for east-west data center traffic.

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