Cisco, VMware Switch Up Virtual Server NetworkingBy Channel Insider Staff | Posted 2008-09-17 Email Print
At VMworld, the two companies unveil a jointly developed software switch that combats virtual server sprawl and simplifies management and security of virtual networks.
Having trouble networking and securing virtual machines? You won’t have to wait long before a new technology is available that solves that problem.
VMware and Cisco Systems announced a jointly developed Cisco Nexus 1000V, a software switch designed to make easy work of networking, manage and secure virtual machines.
The software switch, announced at this week’s VMworld conference in Las Vegas, will help solution providers design and implement virtual networks and control virtual server sprawl in the data center. The switch will be integrated as an option in the forthcoming VMware Virtual Infrastructure 4.0 suite.