Managing networks in Windows Server vNext

Virtually Switched


Network Controller on Windows Server vNext promises to become a powerful service for centralized management of networks. However, Network Controller only makes sense if you put the network entirely on Windows Server vNext. Setting up and connecting the devices will not be a simple task, and it is not currently clear whether the system will support VMware in the long term.


  1. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) overview:
  2. Windows Server 2012 R2 RRAS Multitenant Gateway deployment guide:
  3. Windows Server Gateway:
  4. Functions and capabilities of compatible devices:
  5. Script management for compatible devices (examples):
  6. Technical Preview of System Center vNext:
  7. Virtual hard disks with SCVMM vNext:

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