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Fault-Tolerant IP and MPLS Networks
Iftekhar Hussain
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Fault-Tolerant IP and MPLS Networks
Iftekhar Hussain
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About the Author
Iftekhar Hussain is a technical leader within the Internet Technologies Division at Cisco Systems. For the past sev-
eral years, Iftekhar has been involved in the design of high availability-related aspects of IP/MPLS networks. He
brings extensive industry experience to the subjects of networking and telecommunication, including switching,
traffic management, and voice delivery over packet-switched networks. He has a Ph.D. in electrical and computer
engineering from the University of California, Davis.

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