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Building Data Centers with VXLAN BGP EVPN: A Cisco NX-OS Perspective by David Jansen, Shyam Kapadia, Lukas Krattiger

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Introduction

Building Data Centers with VXLAN BGP EVPN is intended to provide a solid understanding of how data center network fabrics with VXLAN BGP EVPN function. It serves as both a technology compendium and a deployment guide.

Cisco’s NX-OS-based data center switching portfolio provides a collection of networking protocols and features that are foundational to building data center networks as traditional networks evolve into fabric-based architectures, like VXLAN with the BGP EVPN control plane.

This book’s goal is to explain how to understand and deploy this technology, and it begins with an introduction to the current data center challenges, before going into the technology building blocks and related semantics. It also provides an overview ...

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