NSX Layer 2 VPN: Deploying for datacentre migrations

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In my previous post, NSX Layer 2 VPN: Migrating workloads between Datacentres, I described the process and theory behind using an NSX Layer 2 VPN (L2VPN) to migrate workloads from a soon-to-be-retired VLAN backed datacentre, to an NSX Managed logical switch backed datacentre. In this post I will take you through the deployment of the Read more...

NSX Layer 2 VPN: Migrating workloads between Datacentres

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Selecting a migration strategy As a consultant within the NSX PSO practice, one of the conversations that comes up with customers often is how NSX enables migration from a legacy datacentre to an NSX managed datacentre. This was the case with a customer recently who were looking to move out of a datacentre that was Read more...

NSX-T: Multi-Tiered Routing Architecture

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Multi-tenancy exists in some shape or form in almost every network, but we’ve come to learn that not every operator or administrator has a unified definition of what that means exactly. For an Enterprise network, it can often be viewed as the separation of tenants based on different business units, departments, different security/network policies or Read more...

Introducing VMware NSX-T Reference Design

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Available now is the VMware NSX-T Reference Design Guide, a deployment path to adopting NSX with diverse multi-domain workload requirements – multi-cloud (private/public), multi-hypervisor, and multiple application frameworks (VMs, PaaS and containers).   Since VMware acquired Nicira almost five years ago, NSX for vSphere has become de-facto standard for private cloud solutions, delivering key use Read more...
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Top 5 From The Last 3 Months

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  In today’s day and age, content is king. It’s nearly impossible to keep up with the deluge of information, especially in the tech space where change is constant. We’re aware that the struggle is real. To keep you up-to-date on the latest and greatest in networking, we’ve compiled a round-up blog of the top posts Read more...

NSX-T: Routing where you need it (Part 2, North-South Routing)

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In the first part of this blog series, NSX-T: Routing where you need it (Part 1), I discussed how East-West (E-W) routing is completely distributed on NSX-T and how routing is done by the Distributed Router (DR) running as a kernel module in each hypervisor.  In this post, I will explain how North-South (N-S) routing Read more...