Chapter 8. A Tale of Two Data Centers

“Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.” (Confucius)

This chapter discusses Layer 2 extension technologies, such as Ethernet over MPLS (EoMPLS), Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS), and Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV). It covers the following topics:

Image A Brief History of Distributed Data Centers

Image The Case for Layer 2 Extensions

Image Ethernet Extension ...

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