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Cisco Advanced Routing: Leaf/Spine Data Centers

by Nick Russo

Modern data center design is becoming increasingly reliant on layer-3 routing technologies. This course will teach you how to configure and troubleshoot routing protocols and IP services using a large-scale network topology.

What you'll learn

Leaf/spine architectures have exploded in popularity within data centers and enterprise campus networks. In this course, Cisco Advanced Routing: Leaf/Spine Data Centers, you’ll learn to design, configure, and manage a multi-site data center interconnected via layer-3 links. First, you’ll expand your OSPF knowledge by learning about special area types and virtual links. Next, you’ll discover using internal BGP for scalable distribution of IP prefixes within a data center fabric. Finally, you’ll learn how to optimize the network using a subset of common IP services relating to management, monitoring, and security. Most of these topics are discussed using both IPv4 and IPv6 in the context of dual-stacking. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Cisco layer-3 data center networking needed to deploy complex routing designs in your work environment.

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About the author

Nicholas (Nick) Russo, CCDE #20160041 and CCIE #42518, is an internationally recognized expert in IP/MPLS networking and design. To grow his skillset, Nick has been focused advancing Network DevOps via automation for his clients. Recently, Nick has been sharing his knowledge through online video training and speaking at industry conferences. Nick also holds a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Nick lives in Maryland, USA with his wife, Car... more

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