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Route Redistribution – A thing of the past?

…End to End EIGRP routing protocol — no route redistribution Minimal configuration requirements Scalable control plane support (hub and spoke) Support for both point-to-point, and any-to-any data paths Must work for IPv4 and IPv6 day one Provide transparent routing across the WAN whether it is a public or private VPN. Support encryption across the network. Maintain EIGRP routing metrics and establish optimal packet forwarding between Enterprise…

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Simplifying Multi-Provider WAN Designs

…ated prefixes. Essentially, the router CE is supporting a route reflector type functionality for EIGRP. This is accomplished with a single line of configuration on the each router (example shows the configuration for IPv4 and IPv6 highlighted in blue). Once the EIGRP neighbor association is established the customer’s data plane traffic can flow. Adding an additional branch location to the WAN network only requires the new site to be configured,…

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Hitchhiker’s Guide for Service Providers at Cisco Live Orlando

Written by Amrit Hanspal, Sr. Product Manager, Service Provider Segment Lead, Network OS Tech Group Cisco Live at Orlando in 2013 offers a host of opportunities if you are a service provider or a large enterprise that offers services to internal groups. Watch out for the following five key areas and the respective speaking sessions when it comes to software capabilities of the Routing & Switching platforms—(1) IPv6, (2) SDN, (3) Core IP &amp…

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The March of the IPv6 Internet

By Gunter Van de Velde, Sr Technical Leader, NOSTG Engineering It has been a year since the World IPv6 Launch and in that year the global usage of IPv6 has more than doubled. Where traditionally it is believed that there is no IPv6 traffic on the Internet is now shown differently! The reality of real existing user traffic demonstrates the progress of the next generation of the Internet. During the World IPv6 Launch a year ago there was about 0.6…

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How to Wear the Internet of Everything

…o create such a connected human network, Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) addresses will need to be issued to create a unique-to-each person system of data gathering and sharing. I’ve long been an advocate for issuing IPv6 addresses to everyone in order to create a global ID. This could be a way of updating the antiquated social security number system in our country. In my upcoming keynote address at Cisco Live!, I’ll be discussing more a…

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