Network protocols and standards News
October 15, 2014
The Internet of Things is spurring a new architecture for relaying data, referred to by some as mesh networking. But it may not be enterprise-ready yet.
February 18, 2011
Learn how IPv6 impacts network security in this interview with the authors of the new book, IPv6 Security: Protection measures for the next Internet Protocol.
June 23, 2010
The IEEE has ratified 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet and vendors can now release products that should interoperate. Should you care?
June 18, 2010
The Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) protocol is going through the standards process and some say it could emerge as a viable replacement for spanning tree. Other experts worry about some aspects of its design.
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Using MPLS in the core network, service providers can safely run Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) only on the network edge. Continue Reading
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In this tip, learn how virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) divides a router or Layer 3 switch into multiple independent virtual devices, how VRF-equipped routers provide gateways to MPLS, and where VRF fits in with secure tunnelling. Continue Reading