The VM-Series firewall can be deployed on the following platforms:
VM-Series for VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) and vCloud Air
VM-100, VM-200, VM-300, or VM-1000-HV is deployed as guest virtual machine on VMware ESXi; ideal for cloud or networks where virtual form factor is required.
VM-Series for VMware NSX
The VM-1000-HV is deployed as a network introspection service with VMware NSX, and Panorama. This deployment is ideal for east-west traffic inspection, and it also can secure north-south traffic.
VM-Series for Citrix SDX
VM-100, VM-200, VM-300, or VM-1000-HV is deployed as guest virtual machine on Citrix NetScaler SDX; consolidates ADC and security services for multi-tenant and Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop deployments.
VM-Series for Amazon Web Services (AWS)
VM-100, VM-200, VM-300, or VM-1000-HV can be deployed on EC2 instances in the AWS Cloud.
VM-Series for Kernel Virtualization Module (KVM)
VM-100, VM-200, VM-300, or VM-1000-HV can be deployed on a Linux server that is running the KVM hypervisor. For details, see Set Up the VM-Series Firewall on KVM.
VM-Series for Microsoft Hyper-V
VM-100, VM-200, VM-300, or VM-1000-HV can be deployed on a Windows Server 2012 R2 server with the Hyper-V role add-on enable or a standalone Hyper-V 2012 R2 server. For details, see Set Up the VM-Series Firewall on Hyper-V.
VM-Series for Microsoft Azure
VM-100, VM-200, VM-300, or VM-1000-HV can be deployed in the Azure VNet.
VM-Series for OpenStack
VM-100, VM-200, VM-300, or VM-1000-HV can be deployed on KVM in your OpenStack environment. For details, see Set Up the VM-Series Firewall on OpenStack
For hypervisor version support on the VM-Series firewall, refer to the Compatibility Matrix.

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