Best Practices Guide:
VMware vSphere Networking on Nutanix

Network design is a critical part of any virtualization system.

This best practices guide addresses the fundamental features of VMware’s vSphere switching technology and details the configuration elements you need to run vSphere on the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud. The guidance in this document can help you quickly and easily develop an appropriate design strategy for deploying the Nutanix hyperconverged platform with VMware vSphere 6.x as the hypervisor.

Download this document for:

  • Core networking concepts in VMware vSphere, including the vSphere Standard Switch (vSwitch), the vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS), and Network I/O Control (NIOC).
  • General best practices for vSphere networking.
  • Recommended configurations for Nutanix systems.