Chapter 5. IP Multicast Content Delivery

IP Multicast Content Delivery
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In this Chapter, you will learn how to design and configure two of the main types of IP Multicast networks:


Internet Standard Multicast (ISM)—With ISM Multicast networks, the network discovers and distributes sources, creating additional load on network devices.


Source Specific Multicast (SSM)—With SSM multicast networks, the sources are known by the receivers, thereby offloading source maintenance from the network to the receivers.


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