Deploy IBM Security Network Protection in an Open vSwitch

Network security on software-defined networks

From the developerWorks archives

Paul Ashley and Chenta Lee

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: February 18, 2014

This article outlines how to configure IBM Security Network Protection (XGS5100) into an Open vSwitch–based software-defined network to protect your virtual assets. Open vSwitch is an OpenFlow–based virtual switch commonly used in cloud-based environments.

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ArticleTitle=Deploy IBM Security Network Protection in an Open vSwitch