February 27, 2018
Network Automation Use Case: Multi-layer Optimization and Orchestration
Packet Design continues to receive requests from service providers who want to do multi-layer optimization and orchestration via SDN. They have long w...
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February 21, 2018
IS-IS Purge Originator Identification Explained
Due to advantages, such as stability, fast convergence and high scalability, the IS-IS protocol is a popular routing protocol used by network operator...
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February 13, 2018
Network Basics by Packet Design: What is a BGP Route Reflector?
In a previous post on BGP, we covered eBGP (inter-AS communication) and iBGP (intra-AS communication). We also mentioned how iBGP requires a full-mesh...
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February 6, 2018
BGP in the Data Center: Part Three
In Part 2, I introduced the CLOS architecture as a way to overcome many limitations of traditional data center architectures and stressed the importan...
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