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Implementing Cisco Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

by Nick Russo

MPLS is an apex technology that combines routing, tunneling, and multi-tenancy. This course will teach you how to configure and troubleshoot MPLS core and edge components using a large-scale network topology.

What you'll learn

The versatility and dynamicity of MPLS make it a technology worth knowing because it solves a variety of business problems. In this course, Implementing Cisco Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) , you’ll learn how to design, implement, and troubleshoot MPLS networks using a large topology as a testbed. First, you’ll build a basic MPLS transport network using OSPF and LDP, laying the groundwork for future MPLS edge services. Next, you’ll add BGP to the solution, providing global and multi-tenant transport across the core using layer-2 and layer-3 Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). Finally, you’ll learn how to optimize and troubleshoot MPLS networks using Traffic Engineering (TE) and Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) tools, respectively. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of MPLS networking needed to manage a medium sized service provider or a large multi-tenant enterprise network.

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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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