VMware NSX-T Data Center network virtualization

VMware NSX-T Data Center network virtualization is part of the software-defined data center that offers cloud computing across several platforms.

Platforms include VMware virtualization technologies, bare-metal workloads, Kubernetes-managed (https://kubernetes.io/) container-based workloads, and public cloud. VMware NSX-T Data Center expands on the NSX-V Data Center product by decoupling the management interface and network virtualization capabilities from VMware vCenter Server.

VMware NSX-T Data Center programmatically provisions virtual networks and manages them independent of the underlying hardware. VMware NSX-T Data Center reproduces the entire network model in software, enabling the creation and provisioning of a network topology in seconds. Network virtualization abstracts L2 switching and L3 routing operations from the underlying hardware, just as server virtualization does for processing power and operating systems.