Learn the ins and outs of NSX-T vs. NSX-V

searchvmware | July 26, 2019

Learn the ins and outs of NSX-T vs. NSX-V
NSX is VMware's software-defined networking platform, and it comes in two distinct flavors: NSX-V for vSphere environments, and NSX-T for non-vSphere environments. In the NSX-T vs. NSX-V debate, you must take the use cases of each into consideration. NSX functions as a software version of a network hypervisor; it automates networking and provides multiple network services, such as IP address management. NSX enables organizations to troubleshoot security, automation and networking in the data center. Both versions of the product give you virtual control over switches, routers, access control and firewalls. VMware built NSX-T and NSX-V on completely different code bases to cater to two different use cases.

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Electronic patient care and health insurance systems contain millions of valuable records, making them an attractive target for intruders seeking to mine sensitive information. The FBI estimates that each health record is worth $50. Some sources quote even more, upwards of $200. More than 80 percent of healthcare Chief Information Ofcers (CIOs), Chief Technology Ofcers (CTOs), and other security leaders polled by KPMG say their organizations have been victimized by at least one cyber attack in the past two years—and many still feel like sitting ducks. The reality for most healthcare CIOs and Chief Information Security Ofcers (CISOs) is this: today, it is not a question of if, but rather when, their systems will be attacked.

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Electronic patient care and health insurance systems contain millions of valuable records, making them an attractive target for intruders seeking to mine sensitive information. The FBI estimates that each health record is worth $50. Some sources quote even more, upwards of $200. More than 80 percent of healthcare Chief Information Ofcers (CIOs), Chief Technology Ofcers (CTOs), and other security leaders polled by KPMG say their organizations have been victimized by at least one cyber attack in the past two years—and many still feel like sitting ducks. The reality for most healthcare CIOs and Chief Information Security Ofcers (CISOs) is this: today, it is not a question of if, but rather when, their systems will be attacked.

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