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


great doc thanks

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