Version 3

    First release of the Data Center/Enterprise Reference Architecture: Network Virtualization with Dell Infrastructure and VMware NSX

    Authors: Dell and VMware


    This document is targeted toward virtualization and network architects interested in deploying the VMware® NSX Network virtualization Solution along with Dell Networking and Storage infrastructure.


    Technology components used in this Reference Architecture are:


    • VMware® NSX Network virtualization Solution
    • vSphere ESXi Hypervisors
    • Dell MXL Blade Switches
    • Dell S4810 Switches and Dell S6000 (32x40 GbE) switches at the core/spine
    • Dell EqualLogic DCB-capable Storage Arrays


    A final version of this Reference Guide will be posted on our NSX Technical Resources website (link below) after VMworld 2014:


    Feedback and Comments to the Dell and VMware NSX authors are highly appreciated.



    --Roberto Mari