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VXLAN seems increasingly to be on the lips of all who follow the network virtualization market these days. On one hand the Internet Engineering Task Force   (IETF) approved about three weeks passed the state technology VXLAN draft or draft a protocol to be recognized by an RFC, which provides a more solid basis for consolidation.

Moreover, the growing rise of SDN suite of VMware: NSX has led partners like Juniper Networks, Arista Networks, among others; to offer devices capable of integrating with NSX using as VXLAN overlay protocol, for their capabilities and flexibility for infrastructure requirements.

This is the motivation for this series of 2 entries, fingers crossed, will become more posts on the progress of NSX as a platform for SDN.

Let’s get down.