Extreme Fabric Automation Overview
Extreme Fabric Automation (EFA) is a micro-services-based scalable fabric automation application.
EFA automates and orchestrates SLX IP fabrics and tenant networks, with support for the following:
- Building and managing non-Clos small data center fabrics and 3-stage and 5-stage IP Clos fabrics
- Managing tenant-aware Layer 2 and Layer 3 networks
- Configuring integration with several ecosystems: VMware vCenter, OpenStack, and Microsoft Hyper-V
- Providing a single point of configuration for your entire fabric
EFA consists of core K3s containerized services that interact with each other and with other infrastructure services to provide the core functions of fabric and tenant network automation. For more information, see EFA Microservices.