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Implementing Cisco Networking Solutions by Harpreet Singh

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Network enabling new experiences

The primary role of the network is to transport data from the source to the destination securely and intelligently. Intelligently would imply that the network should be able to differentiate between the data that is business critical or latency sensitive, and make all efforts to transfer that data quickly to the destination, without any loss on the network.

Imagine running an IP video call on a network that is congested, and hence has packet loss. The entire experience of having a video call would be degraded, and the purpose of using video over voice for better collaboration and interactivity will be defeated. But that is the primary job of the network.

Let's look at how the network is enabling new experiences ...

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