Security for VMware NSX-T

Advanced security for east-west, north-south traffic flows

Understand how FortiGate VM for NSX-T augments VMware security
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FortiGate-VM | VMware NSX-T Data Center

By extending the FortiGate-VM native integration with the VMware NSX-T Data Center, Fortinet delivers advanced security for east-west and north-south traffic. This deep integration provides customers with the confidence to extend their virtualized infrastructure across multi-hypervisor environments, private, and public clouds with a unified security layer. This joint solution enables zero-trust security across hypervisors and clouds, mitigating lateral movement of threats and providing advanced L7 security. It also enables policy-based firewall controls on each virtualized network interface card across the data center for east-west traffic inspection.  FortiManager has a built-in NSX-T fabric connector to enable automation and provide dynamic object updates between the VMware NSX Manager and the FortiGate-VM security nodes. 

 

FortiGate VM integration with VMware NSX-T

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