Planning and hardware selection
In this chapter, we cover networking planning considerations for the IBM Flex System platform in a data center to meet availability, performance, scalability, and systems management goals.
We describe the following topics from a planning perspective:
•Hardware selection and interoperability
•Virtual local area networks (VLANs)
•Scalability and performance
•Virtual Fabric virtual network interface card (vNIC) capabilities
3.1 Hardware selection and interoperability
In this section, ...