An interface or device for a Virtual Machine which has no parallel in physical computers or systems. Example: E1000 NICs on Virtual Machines emulate physical Intel Gigabit Server Adapters, whereas VMXNET3 is a native VMware adapter.

About: John Borhek

John Borhek is the CEO and Lead Solutions Architect at VMsources Group Inc. John has soup-to-nuts experience in Mission Critical Infrastructure, specializing in hyper-convergence and Cloud Computing, engaging with organizations all over the United States and throughout the Americas.