What is the maximum throughput of a VMWare NSX cluster?

Suppose you wanted to run all layers of your network through VMWare NSX  - from BGP at the NSX edge to three levels deep of firewalls to the DB tier. What is the maximum about of traffic that could be handled by the system?
amigan_99Network EngineerAsked:
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Richardson PortoSenior Infrastructure SpecialistCommented:
NSX platform provides 20Gbps of firewall throughput and supports over 80k connections per second per host. See additional details: https://blogs.vmware.com/networkvirtualization/files/2014/06/VMware-SDDC-Micro-Segmentation-White-Paper.pdf
Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
Without knowing the specifics of all the hardware involved, and what processing will be done on the packets / connection, there's no way to even guess.  Sorry about that.
John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
Your speed is always limited by the slowest component....
amigan_99Network EngineerAuthor Commented:
Exactly what I was looking for. Thank you much.
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