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Data Center Interconnect. The act of interconnecting two or more data centers.

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Connecting VDX6740 to ICX7750 core network stack

I am trying to figure out how to configure both MSTP for the core network and if I will need to enable MSTP on VDX6740 for this diagram after adding the new datacenter switches: Diagram link: https://...
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Difference between L2 VPN and L3VPN. How EVPN used with VxLAN and MPLS?

I am new to VPN technology and trying to connect and get the bigger picture after going through lot of online documents. Here are my confusions: Differences between L2 VPN and L3 VPN. It would be ...
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VXLAN ingress replication limitations?

I've been trying to search for data on the scaling figures of the various network ASICs with regards to the maximum number of remote VTEPs they can handle when doing ingress-replication (a.k.a. Head-...
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How does VxLAN 24 bit propagates back to Vlan 12 bit after de-encapsulation?

Question is related to Data Center Inter-connectivity. I wanted to inquire about how does 24 bit VxLAN propagates in Data Center Inter Connect. I am familiar with overview of encapsulation in VTEP. ...
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Questions about datacenter switching and TRILL

In a interconnection of two datacenters, Is TRILL a long-term solution ? Is the TRILL implementation of Cisco (FabricPath) interoperable with other manufacturer ?
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Prevent Trombone Routing with L2 DCI

I would like to redesign a network that has workstations, servers, mgmt interfaces--lots of stuff-- in a single vlan. And, as noted, this single vlan spans an L2 DCI. But if I break all this stuff out ...