This document describes the high-level design of VMware NSX-T ready on PowerFlex rack and PowerFlex appliance . NSX-T ready refers to PowerFlex rack and PowerFlex appliance nodes that are configured for NSX-T ready installation. Dell EMC manufacturing is responsible for preparing PowerFlex rack and PowerFlex appliance nodes, while the VMware Services team deploys the NSX-T ready data centers in the field.
This document applies to VMware vSphere 7.0 on NSX-T ready on both PowerFlex rack and PowerFlex appliance with PowerEdge R640 nodes. See the Dell EMC Release Certification Matrix portal for more information about hardware and software that is supported with NSX-T ready.
The target audience for this document includes customers, Dell Technologies sales engineers, field consultants, and advanced services specialists who want to deploy NSX-T ready hardware.
Dell EMC PowerFlex rack was previously known as Dell EMC VxFlex integrated rack. Similarly, Dell EMC PowerFlex Manager was previously known as Dell EMC VxFlex Manager, and Dell EMC PowerFlex was previously known as Dell EMC VxFlex OS. References in the documentation will be updated over time.
See the Glossary for terms, definitions, and acronyms.