On August 30, 2020, Level 3/Century Link, AS 3356 had major Internet outage. In fact this outage effected massive amount of networks, including very well know ones such as Amazon, Microsoft, Twitter, Discord, Reddit etc.
When it comes to Routing Security, BGP Origin and Path Validation should be understood very well.
Internet Exchange Point Design and Deployment in Real Life, this is one of the most confidential topics in networking.
IXP is a layer 2 network where multiple network entities meet, for the purposes of interconnection and exchanging traffic with one another. Internet Exchange Points start with a single Layer 2 switch at one location. Networks, peer with each other in this facility. When the number of participants grows, more switches are added at that …
What is urban and rural area ? What is underserved area in networking ? These definitions are heavily used in networking. And all broadband network designers take always these definitions into an account while they do their design. I think knowing these definitions as a network engineer is valuable for you.
What is tier in the first place ? If you are dealing with Service Provider networks, you hear this term a lot. But how we define Tier 1,Tier 2 and Tier 3 Service Providers ?
Settlement-Free Peering Requirements.
What is Carrier Hotel? Carrier Hotel is a Company that owns large buildings and rents out redundant power and floor space. And of course, attracts many Telco’s and Carrier networks to the building. They often leases off large chunks of space to Service Providers or Enterprises. These companies operate the space as a datacenter or …
What is OTT – Over the Top and How OTT Providers Work? Over the Top is a term used to refer to Content Providers. So, when you hear Over the Top Providers, they are Content Providers. Content can be any application, any service such as Instant messaging services (Skype, WhatsApp), streaming video services (YouTube, Netflix, …