Networking virtualization is not an all-or-nothing proposition. It can benefit different enterprises with different needs, or it can beget a host of benefits for any one enterprise.
Pick your purpose. Need to beef up security for your data center? Eager to accelerate your IT processes? Aiming to keep your applications up and running? In fact, you can choose to virtualize part of your network to pin down any one of these objectives, or take virtualization across your entire network to accomplish all of them. And what’s more, it only takes one such objective to make the move worth your while.
In this paper, we will explore the advantages that make network virtualization attractive to IT organizations in the first place, identify how network virtualization might suit your business scenario, and see how VMware customers are putting VMware NSX® to work for them.