Hardware Layer 2 Gateways Integration with NSX

Version 6

    This new revision of the white-paper was updated incorporating the comments received by the Community. Thanks for all the feedback!

    The white-paper presents a summary of the benefits and the use cases for an hardware-based Layer 2 gateway service with the VMware® NSX for vSphere.


    The white-paper also provide a technical overview of the solution and focuses on the configuration required when integrating  a third party hardware-based layer 2 gateway within NSX.


    A final version of this White Paper will be also posted on our NSX Technical Resources website (link below):



    Feedback and Comments can be directed to the NSX Technical Marketing Team Author: F. Tallet (ftallet@vmware.com)