VMware NSX™: Micro-Segmentation


Lately, we have been hearing a lot about micro-segmentation, and how it will revolutionize the way we design and deploy our applications in the data center. In most traditional models a standard three- tiered application (web, application, and database) would consume three VLANs and firewalls between DMZ/web and back-end tiers. While this model has worked in the past, it is … Read More

What is VMware NSX?


VMware NSX™ is a networking and security product from VMware that enables a whole new realm of possibilities for the data center. The idea of virtualizing the network enables organizations not only to introduce concepts and functions they are already familiar with such as security, routing, and switching, but also to introduce enhancements where the traditional model of physical networking … Read More

Integra Networks aligns with VMware to become Canada’s leading provider of VMware NSX™ Network Virtualization and Security Platform

JasonPress Release

January 15, 2015 — Ottawa, Canada — Integra Networks, one of North America’s leading providers of virtualization solutions, announced today that it has aligned with VMware to become Canada’s leading provider of VMware’s NSX™ Network Platform. Integra, renowned for its expertise with VMware solutions—it has been a key presenter at multiple VMworld events over the past several years—will now be … Read More

Government Year End is Here Again!


Like so many milestones during the year, government year-end—infamously known as March Madness—is a time for public sector procurement specialists and their respective vendors to work diligently to meet the upcoming year’s goals. However, 2015 requires a different approach as budgets and requirements have become far more stringent than ever before. That said, Integra Networks has over twenty-five years of … Read More

IT Business Continuity in the Modern Data Center

Roger DufourIndustry

While business continuity in the IT industry has been around for a while, it is still not widely understood, accepted or implemented. There have been many abject lessons about why every business should have a business continuity plan from natural disasters to terrorist activities to something more mundane such as a disgruntled employee. IT business recovery in the modern data … Read More

Integra Networks Announces Company Expansion and New Brand

CommunicationsPress Release

November 4, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario — Integra Networks, Canada’s leading provider of Virtualization Solutions, announced today that it has undergone and launched a comprehensive rebrand of the company. The move, which modernizes the look of the company, also reflects the dramatic changes the company has experienced in recent years due to its tremendous success in the marketplace. Over the past … Read More

Integra Networks chosen to be a key session presenter at VMworld 2014


July 17, 2014 — Ottawa, Canada — Integra Networks, one of the world’s leading providers of virtualization solutions, announced today that it will be a key presenter at VMworld 2014 being held August 24 to 28 at the Moscone Center, San Francisco. Integra Networks has been a presenter for three of the past four years and has been to every … Read More



In a world that’s rapidly being re-shaped by technology, the most successful business and IT leaders are acting bravely and decisively to create change rather than wait for it. Today, VMware announces exciting new additions to its portfolio—from managing your software-defined data center in the hybrid cloud more effectively to delivering a secure virtual workspace— that make IT more nimble … Read More

Protecting your Infrastructure from Shellshock

Paul Shuparski-MillerSecurity

As many of you already know, a recently published critical vulnerability in the popular ‘Bash’ shell and scripting language language has been found. This vulnerability uses specially crafted environment variables to execute arbitrary code and has remained undiscovered since approximately version 1.13 in 1992. This means that many systems including VMs, appliances, and physical devices may be affected. Common exploitatain vectors include attacks … Read More