A key theme at this year's VMworld conference was the virtualization of the data center, and specifically the network.
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VMware entered into the networking market two years ago when it purchased Nicira for more than $1 billion. Since then VMware has rolled out NSX, it’s virtual networking product. Officials say there are already 700 NSX deployments, including 65 customers that have $1 million+ NSX deployments.
In the video below, check out what VMware’s Chris King says have been some of the driving factors behind virtual networking, and learn how virtual networking is being used as a security tool, and not just network agility software.