VMware vRealize Network Insight delivers intelligent operations for software-defined networking and security. It helps customers build an optimized, highly-available, and secure network infrastructure across multi-cloud environments. It accelerates micro-segmentation planning and deployment, enables visibility across virtual and physical networks, and provides operational views to manage and scale the VMware NSX deployments.

Think of your entire data center as being composed of entities and their relationships. As an example, a virtual machine is an entity, and the virtual machine is part of a Host which is another entity. vRealize Network Insight provides visibility and information on numerous entities that are part of your data center.

Table 1.

Entities

Description

Host

Problem

NSX Firewall

Virtual Machine

vSphere Distributed Switch

Physical Switch

Virtual Port Group

Cisco Fabric Extender

Logical Switch

Datastore

Physical Network Interface Card

Security Group

Blade

Router

VLAN

Group of VMs

Configuration Changes

Router Interface

Troubleshoot

Network Access Translation (NAT)

Mail Server