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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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The Megaport SDN offers enterprises secure, dedicated connections enabling multicloud connectivity to any carrier or service provider on our ecosystem within minutes from any Megaport location. Megaport provides real-time control via its API enabled portal to order and scale services on the fly.

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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Aon, News Corp Australia, Fujitsu, NEC, Virgin Australia, Zettagrid, JB Hi-Fi, blueAPACHE, CloudLogix, Data Solutions Group, Spectrum Networks, Virtutel, Cloudscene, G-Core Labs, Servers AustraliaCity 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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Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company23%
Media Company16%
Non Profit7%
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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%
Megaport is ranked 8th in Software Defined Networking (SDN) while VMware NSX is ranked 1st in Network Virtualization with 21 reviews. Megaport 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". Megaport is most compared with Masergy, Meraki SD-WAN, Cisco SD-WAN, Juniper Contrail Networking and Cisco Cariden, whereas VMware NSX is most compared with Cisco ACI, Nutanix Flow, Cisco Tetration, Cisco SD-WAN and Juniper Contrail Networking.

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