Virtual Security Gateway (VSG)

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Virtual Security Gateway (VSG)

Enhance and Simplify Virtual Security

Achieve regulatory compliance and simplify audit processes with the Cisco Virtual Security Gateway (VSG). VSG:

  • Provides multitenant access with granular, zone-based, and context-aware security policies.
  • Supports dynamic provisioning of security policies and trust zones during virtual machine (VM) instantiation and policy portability during virtual machine (VM) movement.
  • Helps reduce errors and promotes collaboration across server, network, and security teams while retaining separate administrative responsibilities
Flexible deployment
Flexible deployment
Cisco VSG supports Layer 3 and Layer 2 modes; each Cisco VSG protects multiple physical servers.
Performance acceleration
Performance acceleration
Cisco VSG offloads packet-intensive processing to the Cisco Nexus 1000V distributed switch to optimize performance.
High availability
High availability
Deploying Cisco VSG in active-standby mode helps ensure high availability.
Cloud security
Cloud security
Cisco VSG extends zone-based firewalling service to virtual machines on VXLAN through updated segmentation features.
Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch
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Implementing this virtual security gateway with the Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall in a virtual multi-tenant data center security solution provides tenant edge, intra-tenant, and inter-tenant virtual and cloud security.

Cisco VSG and the ASA 1000V provide complementary functionalities. The VSG provides virtual machine context-aware and zone-based security capabilities. The ASA 1000V provides tenant edge security and default gateway functionalities. Together, they provide a trusted and comprehensive virtual and cloud security portfolio.

Easily Manage Security
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Implementing this virtual security gateway with the Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall in a virtual multi-tenant data center security solution provides tenant edge, intra-tenant, and inter-tenant virtual and cloud security.

Cisco VSG and the ASA 1000V provide complementary functionalities. The VSG provides virtual machine context-aware and zone-based security capabilities. The ASA 1000V provides tenant edge security and default gateway functionalities. Together, they provide a trusted and comprehensive virtual and cloud security portfolio.

Advanced Security for Your Data Center