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Implementing Cisco Networking Solutions by Harpreet Singh

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Network providing new Insights

We have discussed the importance of the underlying network in the previous sections. In a way, it is critical for efficient delivery of packets and in enabling new experiences. The network sees all traffic within the organization and knows which users are communicating with whom. We have learned in Chapter 1, Network Building Essentials, that the intermediate devices in the network, typically routers, operate at layer 3 of the OSI stack. They see all the IP packets and are sources of a lot of other valuable information with regards to the behavior of the users. By collecting the information about the packets traversing the network, and analyzing the data, we can get deeper insights into the network and user ...

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