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IPv4 and IPv6 Global Multicast Addressing

This is a short post covering globally unique multicast IP addresses for both IPv4 and IPv6; this does not cover IGMP, MLD, PIM, BGP-MP, MSDP or any other MC technology other than global addressing.

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What are VRFs?

This article is focused on a basic area of networking. Apologies to any readers who want meatier stuff!

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Business Acumen in Networking

Business acumen in networking There are many arguments which may define how successful a project or rollout will be.

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F-VRF IPsec

VRF’s (Virtual Routing and Forwarding instances) are massively useful concepts within network operating systems.

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Skilled Teams and the not so skilled

It would be so nice for everyone you work with to be reading from the same piece of paper, including management and the people who hold the purse strings.

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Cisco ME3750 – EoMPLS over ES ports

The Cisco ME3750 is an Ethernet services switch compliant to MEF 9 and 14 and can serve in a multitude of roles from delivering Martini draft L2 connectivity, provide H-QOS, VLAN re-writes, QinQ, CFM (OAM) and more.

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