How to get ReSTNSX

Test Drive

Option 1

Leverage our pre-built vCenter / NSX Manager environments by requesting access to our online demo system (demo.restnsx.com)

Option 2

Get your hands on ReSTNSX by Downloading a free 45 day evaluation copy.  Registration required.  In evaluation mode, the following limitations are enforced:

  • A limit of two data sources (NSX Managers) can be configured
  • Tenants count limited to 2
  • Only the default Admin account is enabled. No additional users may be provisioned
  • Maximum of 10 workflow items to be published to NSX Manager
  • For Operations -> dFW, a limit of  20 rule changes / 4 section changes total is enforced when importing NSX rules from CSV or published to NSX Manages

 

Production

Purchase software and support through our partner network.  Ordering of ReSTNSX is available through the same partners who resell other VMware technologies such as NSX.

ReSTNSX is available through these distributors:

Carahsoft - Visit the ReSTNSX Site at Carahsoft

Ingram Micro 

In addition, VMware sales teams can add ReSTNSX SKUs to NSX quotes fulfilled by both partners. Below are sample configurations and the SKU list .

Partner

Professional Service Partners

ReSTNSX Partner SKUs are now available through Carahsoft and Ingram Micro. These SKUs are Not-for-Resale (NFR) and can be used for internal lab testing and customer-facing engagements.

The NFR SKUs are not free.  These SKUs enables partners unlimited user of ReSTNSX internally or on customer deployments.  See the Partner Example below.

 

Router
Firewall
Switch
VPN
Controller
LB

How to Order

ReST NSX is delivered as a virtual appliance with a licensing model aligned with VMware's NSX per CPU model.  For every VMware NSX license active in NSX Manager, there must be a corresponding ReST NSX license.  Outlined below is the sequence for ordering ReST NSX.

Base Software

Select the base software (virtual appliance) :

Qty (1)  RST-NSX-vAPPL

 

Optional add-on for Multi-Tenant Administration

Qty (1) RST-NSX-LIC-MTADMIN

Licenses

Match your ReST NSX licenses to your VMware NSX license quantities:

Qty ( )  RST-NSX-LIC

Support

Add support by selecting the virtual appliance support contract term:

Qty (1)  RST-NSX-vAPPL-SAU-____*

Then select the licensing support contract term. Quantities should match quantities selected in the previous licensing step:

Qty ( ) RST-NSX-LIC-SAU-____*

*1 and 3 year subscriptions available.

Customer Example #1

An existing NSX customer is interested in adding ReST NSX to their environment to help automate provisioning tasks of their deployment. Their production environment consists of 100 licenses of VMware's NSX solution.  In this environment, they support multiple tenants and require per-tenant administration capabilities.

They are also interested in a support contract that will cover technical support and future upgrades for a 3 year term. Based upon this information, the following configuration would be presented to their resale partner of choice for quoting:

Production
Quantity Part # Description
1 RST-NSX-vAPPL ReST NSX Virtual Appliance
1 RST-NSX-vAPPL-SAU-3 Support for ReST NSX vAppliance, Includes Upgrades - 3Yr
100 RST-NSX-LIC ReST NSX Add-on License (per CPU)
100 RST-NSX-LIC-SAU-3 Support for ReST NSX License - Add-on (per CPU) - 3Yr
1 RST-NSX-LIC-MTADMIN ReST NSX Multi-Tenant License

Customer Example #2

An existing NSX customer is interested in adding ReST NSX to their environment to help automate provisioning tasks of their deployment.  Their production environment consists of 100 production and 25 lab licenses of VMware's NSX solution.  They are also interested in a support contract that will cover technical support and future upgrades for a 3 year term. Based upon this information, the following configuration would be presented to their resale partner of choice for quoting:

Production
Quantity Part # Description
1 RST-NSX-vAPPL ReST NSX Virtual Appliance
1 RST-NSX-vAPPL-SAU-3 Support for ReST NSX vAppliance, Includes Upgrades - 3Yr
100 RST-NSX-LIC ReST NSX Add-on License (per CPU)
100 RST-NSX-LIC-SAU-3 Support for ReST NSX License - Add-on (per CPU) - 3Yr
Lab
Quantity Part # Description
25 RST-NSX-LIC ReST NSX Add-on License (per CPU)
25 RST-NSX-LIC-SAU-3 Support for ReST NSX License - Add-on (per CPU) - 3Yr

Partner Example

A resale partner of VMware's NSX product would like to acquire ReSTNSX for their NSX customer-facing professional service engagements.  These engagements often require custom scripting for multiple API calls for creating bulk items such as security tags and groups. The software will be used soley by the partner for multiple clients with ownership never being transferred to the end customer (NFR - Not-for-Resale).   They are also interested in a support contract that will cover technical support and future upgrades for a 3 year term.  Note: The NFR license for partners includes the Multi-Tenant Administration feature set. Based upon this information, the following configuration would be quoted:

Part # Description
RST-NSX-vAPPL-NFR ReST NSX vAppliance - Unlimited - Not For Resale
RST-NSX-vAPPL-NFR-SAU-3 Support for ReST NSX vAppliance, Includes Upgrades - NFR - 3Yr

Complete ReST NSX SKU Catalog

Commercial Part Numbers
Part # Description
RST-NSX-vAPPL ReST NSX Virtual Appliance
RST-NSX-vAPPL-SAU-1 Support for ReST NSX vAppliance - Includes Upgrades - 1Yr
RST-NSX-vAPPL-SAU-3 Support for ReST NSX vAppliance - Includes Upgrades - 3Yr
 
ADD-ON LICENCES
RST-NSX-LIC ReST NSX Add-on license (per CPU)
RST-NSX-LIC-SAU-1 Support for ReST NSX License - Add-on (per CPU) - 1Yr
RST-NSX-LIC-SAU-3 Support for ReST NSX License - Add-on (per CPU) - 3Yr
RST-NSX-LIC-MTADMIN ReST NSX Multi-Tenant License
 
Partner NFR Part Numbers
Part # Description
RST-NSX-vAPPL-NFR ReST NSX vAppliance - Unlimited - Not For Resale
RST-NSX-vAPPL-NFR-SAU-1 Support for ReST NSX vAppliance, Includes Upgrades - NFR - 1Yr
RST-NSX-vAPPL-NFR-SAU-3 Support for ReST NSX vAppliance, Includes Upgrades - NFR - 3Yr