By Tom Gillis, SVP / GM, Network and Security Business Unit, VMware
With the VMware Virtual Cloud Network, we provide a modern network that understands the needs of applications and programmatically provides connectivity and security services to meet those needs. The end result is a better experience for both users and applications. Today we are stepping up our efforts to make modern applications more secure with the intention of acquiring Mesh7. Once the deal is closed, Mesh7 technology will enable VMware to provide APIs with visibility, discovery and better security.
Why is that so important?
Customers are driving app modernization to remove the legacy of monolithic applications, free IT and developers from single, rigid environments, and make every service, team and company more agile. Modern applications require reliable connectivity, dynamic service discovery and the ability to automate changes quickly and without interruption …