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"We haven't had to hire a dedicated network engineer because NSX handles 90 percent of it. The reduced overhead in terms of managing networks has been the biggest plus.""We have saved man-hours and decreased our security exposure.""We can't go without NSX, so it's invaluable from this perspective.""The solution is very expensive.""The licensing fees are expensive and we pay on a yearly basis."

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Overview
HPE Software Defined Networking gives network administrators the ability to pinpoint, diagnose, verify and solve network issues in real-time, from data centre to branch office. The SDN Software Developer Kit lets you create apps for any standards-based, SDN-enabled device by quickly setting up a developer environment and creating applications on the HPE VAN SDN Controller. SDN applications allows you to join the platform disccusion to learn and share your own apps with active SDN community then deploy directly to the enterprise-ready HPE VAN SDN Controller, the control point for your SDN-enabled network that simplifies management, provisioning and orchestration. Portfolio for SDN Transformation includes: SDN Insfrastructure, Network Virtualization and SDN Applications.VMware NSX is the network virtualization platform for the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). By bringing the operational model of a virtual machine to your data center network, you can transform the economics of network and security operations. NSX lets you treat your physical network as a pool of transport capacity, with network and security services attached to VMs with a policy-driven approach.
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Sample Customers
UBM Tech, The Via GroupCity of Avondale, Lumeta, Kroll Ontrack, Heartland Payment Systems, Baystate Heallth, Exostar, Tribune Media, iGATE, NTT Communications, Synergent, California Natural Resources Agency, Bloomington Public Schools, Columbia Sportswear, Join Experience S.A, Schuberg Philis
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider30%
Retailer11%
K 12 Educational Company Or School9%
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Retailer27%
Manufacturing Company13%
Financial Services Firm13%
Comms Service Provider13%
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Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider27%
Retailer4%
Government4%
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Small Business23%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise62%
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Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise74%
HPE SDN is ranked 11th in Software Defined Networking (SDN) while VMware NSX is ranked 1st in Network Virtualization with 21 reviews. HPE SDN is rated 0.0, while VMware NSX is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware NSX writes "Enables us to identify problems before they manifest, but they should develop more advanced features". HPE SDN is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, Meraki SD-WAN, Cumulus Networks and Juniper Contrail Networking, whereas VMware NSX is most compared with Cisco ACI, Nutanix Flow, Cisco Tetration, Cisco SD-WAN and Juniper Contrail Networking.

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