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Avi Networks — Same Team, Same Mission, New Home

Avi Networks is now part of VMware and our product is now called VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer. You can read about it here in our press release from VMworld.

But our story is far from over.

The acquisition marked VMware’s official entry into the ADC (Application Delivery Controller) space. The Avi team, which remains intact, is at the helm of delivering the world’s leading software-defined load balancing solution for VMware — both as a standalone platform for on-prem and multi-cloud environments and as an integrated VMware NSX solution.

We originally founded Avi Networks because we believed that the traditional ADC industry had failed its customers. Hardware and virtual appliances are rigid, cumbersome, and offer little automation or application insight. As enterprises re-architect applications as microservices, re-define the data center through software, and re-build infrastructure as hybrid and multi-cloud environments, ADC appliances work against the goals of modernizing enterprises.

This belief is shared by hundreds of the world’s largest companies that have decided to replace load balancing appliances with the Avi solution. VMware also believed this, which is why we are a part of the company today.

Avi re-imagined the ADC as a distributed Continue reading