Virtual routing & forwarding News
February 16, 2016
Brocade unveils a vEPC product aimed at carriers that want to provide Internet of Things connectivity over LTE networks.
June 18, 2015
In telecom news, AT&T and ONOS Project held the first CORD proof-of-concept demo at Open Networking Summit, while Los Angeles may deploy municipal Wi-Fi.
February 17, 2015
Many data centers are on the path to NFV. How are the NFV standards and vendor offerings guiding -- or challenging -- implementation?
November 12, 2014
Juniper announces a new virtual MX router and an NFV platform based on the Contrail SDN controller and OpenStack.
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Creating a data center network diagram is time-consuming but necessary work. Keep the scope narrow and know the priorities of your diagram to save time and energy. Continue Reading
How should IT professionals prepare their enterprise WANs (wide area networks) for an MPLS VPN integration? Find out using the steps described in this tip. Continue Reading
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Doug Downer demonstrates how to configure a VPN Routing and Forwarding (VRF) in an instance where a service provider needs to keep Internet services separate for two different clients on shared devices. Continue Reading
A virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) instance can allow network paths to be segmented without using multiple devices. Learn simple VPF configuration in this article. Continue Reading
Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) is a key component of Layer 3 MPLS VPNs. It enables PE routers to appear to be many routers to the customer edge (CE) routers. The provider edge (PE) router will maintain separate and distinct routing tables for each customer. Each PE builds these unique routing tables with their own routing table mechanisms for each customer that is connected to the PE. This unique separation of routing tables allows PE routers to store routes and forward packets even if the customers are using identical addressing. This article explains how to create and configure VRF, one of the elements required to pass the Cisco CCIP MPLS certification. Continue Reading