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vArmour addresses these data center security challenges by delivering the industry’s first distributed security system that provides application-aware micro-segmentation with advanced security analytics. Built in software, vArmour DSS Distributed Security System is architected to scale security across multi-clouds with deep insight and control of individual workloads. With its patented application-aware micro-segmentation capabilities, vArmour DSS moves security controls that were traditionally at the perimeter down next to each asset, wrapping fine-grained protection around every workload, regardless of where it resides. Workload-level visibility and control of inbound, outbound, and lateral traffic patterns from vArmour DSS helps organizations detect and prevent application misuse, policy violations, and advanced persistent threats across complex multi-cloud environments from a single system.

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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vArmour DSS is ranked 9th in Cloud and Data Center Security while VMware NSX is ranked 1st in Cloud and Data Center Security with 21 reviews. vArmour DSS 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". vArmour DSS is most compared with Illumio Adaptive Security Platform, Cisco Tetration, Guardicore Centra and ShieldX, whereas VMware NSX is most compared with Cisco ACI, Nutanix Flow, Cisco Tetration, Cisco SD-WAN and Meraki SD-WAN.

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