Tech Corner / Routing Protocols
The Importance of Special Area Types in OSPF-Enabled Networks
by PivIT Global on Jun 6, 2023 7:10:00 AM
Routing protocols play a crucial role in the modern and complex networks that we have today.
Everything You Need to Know About Route Maps
by PivIT Global on Apr 27, 2023 7:04:00 AM
Routing information is crucial for proper communication within enterprise networks. Routers learn how to reach certain parts of the network either by using static routing or dynamic routing protocols.
What You Need to Know About Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol
by PivIT Global on Feb 23, 2023 7:12:00 AM
In 2021, an unprecedented outage cost Facebook somewhere in the neighborhood of $79 million, proving that even the world’s biggest companies can face challenging periods of downtime.
Here’s Why It’s So Important to Secure the Control Plane
by PivIT Global on Feb 16, 2023 7:03:00 AM
In a perfect world, every network engineer would know the architecture of network devices like the back of their hand. They would also understand its hardware and software-based behavior.
The Importance of Layer 3 Redundancy: Understanding HSRP – Pt. 2
by PivIT Global on Aug 16, 2022 7:11:00 AM
The Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) is a Cisco proprietary redundancy protocol. It allows several Layer 3 switches or routers to work together in an HSRP group and appear as a single virtual device to endpoints. Because of this approach, endpoints always have a functional default g …
The Importance of Layer 3 Redundancy: Understanding HSRP – Pt. 1
by PivIT Global on Aug 11, 2022 7:05:00 AM
Providing Layer 3 redundancy is crucial for uninterrupted network services and communications in enterprise networks. This approach provides hardware redundancy in the event of a device failure. It offers various alternative routing paths throughout the network.
The Ultimate Comparison Guide - FHRP Shootout: HSRP vs. VRRP vs. GLBP
by PivIT Global on Aug 9, 2022 7:14:00 AM
Providing uninterrupted communications and sustaining stable network behavior are the most important goals in each enterprise network. They make the whole environment more productive for the enterprise and less prone to financial losses.
Leverage Cloud-Scale Features Offered by Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers
by PivIT Global on Aug 4, 2022 7:05:00 AM
Cloud-scale networking systems are designed to meet the requirements of service providers, enterprises, and governments that have emerged due to digitization. They are also meant to support emerging and imminent trends in networking services such as 4K video, IoT, and 5G.