O'Reilly logo

CCDE Study Guide by Marwan Al-shawi

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 5. Service Provider Network Architecture Design

One of the common design questions is this: What is the difference between designing an enterprise network versus service provide network? Technically, both types of networks are entitled to use the same Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies and protocols. The design principles with regard to each type of these networks can vary to some extent; however, due the fact that the goal of service provider (SP) business almost always is to provide transit connectivity services such as interconnecting the dispersed sites of their customers across the SP core infrastructure (providing WAN services) or providing transit path to reach the Internet and to reach services in the cloud, either hosted by the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required