NSX-V vs NSX-T – Basic Comparison

NSX-VNSX-TTight integration with vSphereYesNoWorks without vCenterNoYesSupport for multiple vCenter instances NoYesSupported virtualization platformsVMware vSphereVMware vSphere, KVM, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack, AWS native workloadsNSX Edge deploymentESXi VMVM or physical serverOverlay encapsulation protocolsVXLANGENEVEVirtual switches (N-VDS)vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)Open vSwitch or VDSLogical switch replication modesUnicast, Multicast, HybridUnicast (Two-tier or Head)ARP suppressionYesYesA two-tier distributed routingNoYesConfiguring the IP addressing scheme for … Continue reading NSX-V vs NSX-T – Basic Comparison

NSX-T 3 Components

In this article, we will explore NSX-T 3.0 architecture components and try to understand the key concepts behind each of them. NSX-T provides the complete set of networking and security services such as switching, routing, fire walling, load balancing, QoS, IDS in software. These services can be programmatically assembled in arbitrary combinations to produce unique, … Continue reading NSX-T 3 Components