April 10, 2018
Network Basics by Packet Design: Multicast Routing
Anybody who has studied computer networks will have learned about unicast, . While unicast routing, where packets are delivered from a single source t...
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April 3, 2018
Self-Driving Networks in the City of Lights
It’s springtime in Paris, therefore it must be time for the annual Packet Design Customer Symposium! We have had a record number of registrations fo...
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March 27, 2018
How to Monitor and Manage BGP Peering Relationships
Network operators, service providers and enterprises use BGP peering to deliver their content across the globe. While some BGP peering relationships a...
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March 21, 2018
Explorer Suite Version 17.3 – BGP Peering Traffic Analysis and More!
Supporting our goal to deliver new features and enhancements to our users regularly and frequently, we are happy to announce the availability of the E...
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March 13, 2018
How to Detect BGP Route Flaps using Route Analytics
Of the many routing protocols, BGP is the routing protocol of the Internet. BGP works by advertising or announcing routing paths to its peer routers....
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March 6, 2018
Ensuring IP/MPLS Network Performance in Power Utilities
Electric power utilities are responsible for generating and/or distributing electricity to homes and businesses in a geographical area. A large electr...
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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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