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CCNP Self-Study: Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN), Third Edition by Erum Frahim - CCIE No. 7549, Balaji Sivasubramanian, Richard Froom - CCIE No. 5102

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Chapter 16. Designing, Building, and Connecting Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks Using Metro Solutions

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Cisco Metro Networking Solutions

  • Criteria Used to Evaluate Metro Ethernet Connectivity Options

  • Benefits and Disadvantages of Transparent LAN Service

  • Benefits and Disadvantages of Directed VLAN Service

  • Benefits and Disadvantages of DWDM as a Layer 1 Implementation of Metro Ethernet

  • Benefits and Disadvantages of SONET as a Layer 1 Implementation of Metro Ethernet

  • Benefits and Disadvantages of CWDM as a Layer 1 Implementation of Metro Ethernet

Metro Ethernet is no longer part of the BCMSN switching course or examination. As such, a significant amount of content regarding Metro Ethernet has been removed from the ...

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