v1.01 November 2017

This document provides a best practice leaf-spine network topology with step-by-step configuration of a Big Cloud Fabric SDN solution integrated with VMware. It also includes an overview of the VMware distributed switches, clusters, and vSANs used in this environment.

The goal of this guide is to enable a network administrator or engineer with traditional networking and VMware ESXi experience to build a scalable leaf-spine network using the Dell EMC Ready Bundle for Virtualization and Big Switch Networks’ software outlined in this guide.