Migrate to Advanced Load Balancing
Modernize Application Delivery with VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer
You’ve heard many times that applications have evolved, security perimeters have dissolved, distributed architectures and multi-cloud deployments are the way to go. What about load balancing – the key enabler for application availability, performance, and responsiveness regardless of the underlying infrastructure? Look no further especially if you’re already invested in VMware.
With a software-defined architecture, VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer provides multi-cloud load balancing, intelligent web application firewall, application analytics and container ingress services from the data center to the cloud.
Why Migrate to VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer?
Elastic Scale with On-Demand Capacity Management
Provide a public cloud like elasticity and ease of management to load balancing with on-demand autoscaling based on traffic demand.
Multi-Cloud Load Balancing Regardless of Infrastructure
Deploy consistent load balancing policies across on-prem data centers, public clouds, and hybrid clouds like VMware Cloud in AWS, Microsoft Azure VMware Solution, and Google Cloud VMware Engine.
SaaS Simplicity with End-to-End Automation and Analytics
Accelerate application delivery through decision automation with 100% REST APIs. Simplify monitoring and troubleshooting with closed-loop analytics – consumed in SaaS.
Ready to Migrate? Let’s Get You Going
See for Yourself First
Take a test drive prior to your VMware load balancing migration.
Get Hands-On to Try
Try multiple Hands-on Labs from Getting Started, Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB), Web Application Security, Migration Automation, to our Lightning Lab.TRY HANDS-ON LAB
Learn Tips from the Experts
Get your hands dirty by attending either a 90-min Hands-on Lab workshop or take a deep dive with a load balancer expert live in 4 days.ATTEND FREE WORKSHOPS
Spotlight on VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer Migration
VMware Validated Solution (VVS) for VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF)
As one of the VMware Validated Solution (VVS) for VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF), VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer has your back from deployment to operations.LEARN MORE
Deploying Elastic, Self-Service Load Balancing for VMware NSX-T
Deploy enterprise-grade load balancing and WAF for VMware NSX-T environments on a complete L2-L7 networking and security virtualization platform.ATTEND WEBINAR
Key Questions About Migrating Load Balancing to VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer
I use load balancing with NSX for vSphere, how do I migrate to VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer?
Customers can migrate off NSX for vSphere (NSX-V) to NSX-T using the Migration Coordinator. The latest NSX-V release has reached end-of-support and is reaching end-of-technical-guidance on January 16, 2023, therefore having a migration plan now prevents you from potential downtime. After moving to NSX-T Load Balancer, customers can migrate to VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Avi) using the NSX-T to Avi Migration Tool, which takes care of configuration translation and migration, traffic migration, and cleanup of old NSX-T configurations.
I use load balancing with NSX-T Data Center, how do I migrate to VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer?
Customers can migrate load balancing from NSX-T Data Center to VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer using the NSX-T to Avi Migration Tool which is an open-source tool available for free at VMware’s GitHub.
What versions of VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer do I need use?
Customers must run VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer 20.1.6 or later.
How do I get started with VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer?
If in a VCF environment, utilize the Advanced Load Balancing for VMware Cloud Foundation solution to install and configure VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer. If in a standalone NSX environment, install VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer appliances through the NSX-T Data Center UI.
Do I need to buy additional licenses to migrate my load balancing from NSX to VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer?
No, VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer’s ‘Basic’ edition can be licensed with NSX Advanced/Enterprise+ licenses. Basic edition provides NSX-T load
balancing equivalent features. To unlock advanced use cases customers can purchase VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer ‘Enterprise‘ edition licenses.
After migration can I continue to use NSX-T UI to consume load balancing?
After migration, the management of Load Balancing services will be moved to NSX Advance Load Balancer, which can be managed through UI, API, and CLI.
Dive Deeper into Migrating Load Balancing to VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer
Learn and Evaluate
- VMware NSX Solution Brief
- VMware Validated Solution for VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer
- VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer Product Test Drive
- Get Migration Help
- Migrating from NSX for vSphere or NSX-T, to Avi? Check NSX Data Center to VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer Migration Tool
- Migrating from F5 to Avi? Check Migrate from F5 BIG-IP to Avi Vantage
- AVI SDK and Migration Tools