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Authorized Self-Study Guide Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN) by Erum Frahim - CCIE No. 7549, Balaji Sivasubramanian, Richard Froom - CCIE No. 5102

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks

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This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Multilayer Switching Overview

  • The Enterprise Composite Network Model for Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks

  • Introduction to the Cisco Catalyst Switches

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Imagine a global network with multiple active data centers where one data center is able to handle all the functions of multiple data centers in the event of disaster. Consider that each data center network has a 100 percent uptime for normal operations that never interrupts user traffic, prevents worms and viruses, maintains stability and integrity during anomalous events, replicates data among different Data Centers, provides for immediate ...

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