multisite

NSX-T 3.0 comes with brand new features for logical networking in multisite environments. With NSX-T Federation the platform effectively receives a location-aware management, control, and data plane and this gives us, the implementers and architects, some very interesting new options when designing and installing NSX-T 3.0 in a multisite scenario. Although Federation affects all major…

Read more Configuring NSX-T 3.0 Stretched Networking

When it comes to creating a design for NSX-T Multisite, use case and geography are two key factors. Two common use cases for organizations to start looking at a multisite architecture are: Disaster Recovery – Protection against site failure. Availability – Workload pooling with active workloads at each site facilitating higher service availability. Site geography…

Read more NSX-T Multisite – Disaster Recovery Part 1

A stretched cluster architecture facilitates for higher levels of availability and things like inter-site load balancing. It’s a common multisite solution and also part of VMware’s Validated Design for SDDCs with multiple availability zones. Traditionally compute networking in an active-active multisite setup has had its challenges, but with vSAN storage and NSX networking technologies that’s…

Read more Deploying NSX-T in a Stretched Cluster – Part 1