VMware released vSphere 5 earlier this month. Some of the new improvements surround the networking space. Some of the new features at the networking stack include:
- LLDP (802.1AB) for dvSwitch
- NetFlow for dvSwitch
- DVMirror for dvSwitch
- DVMirrror Encapsulation VLAN Session when destination is an uplink port
- NETIOC VM Traffic – per VM management
Andre Leibovici put together the following video to demonstrate some of the dvSwitch features.