http://blogs.technet.com/b/ad/archive/2015/05/04/microsoft-advanced-threat-analytics-public-preview-release-is-now-available.aspx

 

Reference: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/dn707705.aspx

In this article, MS does reference following VMware articles:

http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2013/01/vsphere-5-1-vds-feature-enhancements-port-mirroring-part-1.html

https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2013/02/vsphere-5-1-vds-feature-enhancements-port-mirroring-part-2.html

http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2013/02/vsphere-5-1-vds-feature-enhancements-port-mirroring-part-3.html