Ultimate VMware NSX for Professionals
Vinay Aggarwal

SKU: 9788196782627

$39.95 USD

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ISBN: 9788196782627
eISBN: 9788196782672
Rights: Worldwide
Author Name: Vinay Aggarwal
Publishing Date: 16-Dec-2023
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Binding: Paperback
Page Count: 556

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Unleash the Power of NSX Datacenter for Seamless Virtualization and Unparalleled Security


Gain a profound understanding of the core principles of network virtualization with VMware NSX.
Step-by-step explanations accompanied by screenshots for seamless deployments and configurations.
Explore the intricate architecture of vital concepts, providing a thorough understanding of the underlying mechanisms.
Coverage of the latest networking and security features in VMware NSX 4.1.1, ensuring you're up-to-date with the most advanced capabilities.
Reinforce your understanding of core concepts with convenient reviews of key terms at the end of each chapter, solidifying your knowledge.


"Embark on a transformative journey into the world of network virtualization with 'Ultimate VMware NSX for Professionals.' This comprehensive guide crafted by NSX experts, starts with an exploration of Software Defined Networking, NSX architecture, and essential components in a systematic approach. It then dives into the intricacies of deploying and configuring VMware NSX, unraveling key networking features through detailed packet walks. The book then ventures into advanced security realms—from Micro-segmentation to IDS/IPS, NTA, Malware Prevention, NDR, and the NSX Application Platform. Traverse through Datacenter Services, mastering NAT, VPN, and Load Balancing, with insights into the fundamentals of NSX Advanced Load Balancer. The exploration extends into NSX Multisite and NSX Federation, offering a detailed examination of onboarding, configuration, and expert tips for monitoring and managing NSX environments. To enrich your practical knowledge, immerse yourself in hands-on experiences with NSX Labs or VMware's complimentary Hands-on Labs, link provided in the book. 


Master the foundational concepts of VMware NSX Datacenter. 
Explore logical switching, logical routing, VRF, EVPN, and bridging. 
Enhance network security with Micro-segmentation and advanced threat prevention mechanisms. 
Understand and configure NSX Datacenter services such as NAT, VPN, DHCP, and DNS. 
Implement NSX Advanced Load Balancer for efficient load balancing solutions. 
Dive into NSX Multisite and Federation for managing deployments across multiple locations. 
Acquire monitoring and management skills, covering authentication, authorization, backups, and more. 
VMware's free Hands-on Labs for practical experience.


Designed for server administrators, storage administrators, network administrators, and architects, this book caters to professionals witnessing the rise of "software-defined" technologies. Focusing on Software Defined Networking (SDN), it guides you toward achieving a fully Software Defined Datacenter. The book assumes a foundational understanding of virtualization and networking concepts. If you're part of the evolving landscape toward software-defined infrastructures, this book is your essential companion.

1. Introduction to NSX Datacenter
2. Deploying NSX Infrastructure
3. Logical Switching
4. Logical Routing – NSX Edge Nodes 
5. Logical Routing – NSX Gateways
6. Logical Routing – VRF and EVPN
7. Logical Bridging
8. Security – Micro-segmentation
9. Security – Advanced Threat Prevention
10. Security – Network Detection and Response
11. NSX DataCenter Services – 1 
12. NSX DataCenter Services – 2
13. NSX Multisite Deployment
14. Monitoring and Managing NSX

Vinay Aggarwal, VCIX – NV, VCIX – DCV, CCNP – DC, CCS, has been working in IT with more than a decade of experience in various VMware technologies. Starting his career as a Windows Administrator at HCL Technologies, Noida, India, he ventured overseas to Birmingham, UK, partnering with TCS, before eventually returning to his roots in India as a Senior Consultant at VMware. Over the years, Vinay has gained knowledge and experience in Software Defined Datacenters (SDDC), and in recent years, he has been more focused on Software Defined Networking (SDN) within the VMware NSX portfolio. Vinay's dedication extends beyond his career; his contributions to the tech community have been subtle yet significant, with sessions at VMware Explore India and VMUG Delhi, India. You can keep up with Vinay's tech adventures by following him on X (formerly Twitter) at @vmvtips or delving into his day-to-day experiences with VMware technologies on his blog site: https://vmvtips.com/


Sreejith works as a Consulting Architect with VMware. He has more than 15 years of experience as an information technology specialist. Indian by birth, Sreejith currently resides in the United Arab Emirates. He gathers customer requirements and creates designs of VMware Cloud Provider-based solutions that span the company's product line in order to fit the functional and business demands of businesses of all sizes and industries. He finds great delight in assisting Cloud Providers in deploying hyper-scale cloud platforms throughout Cloud Provider's datacenters using a pay-as-you-go, monthly subscription model. In addition to having multiple professional and advanced certificates, he has received seven vExpert recognitions. He is also a VMTN champion and the author of VMware NSX Network Essentials, which was published in 2016. You can find his LinkedIn ID at https://www.linkedin.com/in/csreejith/. He would like to express his profound gratitude to the VMware community and all of its members for their contributions thus far. Additionally, he would like to thank his family and colleagues at VMware for their unwavering support throughout his career.

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