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Deploying Next Generation Multicast-enabled Applications by Srinivas Mulugu, Vinod Joseph

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Chapter 3. Next-Generation Multicast VPNS
Draft Rosen based MVPNs offered an operator with the ability of providing a customer specific multicast infrastructure, that could extend a customer multicast domain across a provider backbone. However certain inherent limitations with the Draft Rosen approach as detailed in the section below had technologists think about alternates to this approach. This chapter discusses a next generation of multicast VPNs, which addresses limitations seen with Draft Rosen and offer closer integration with transport and control plane.

3.1. Introduction

The previous chapter introduced us to BGP/MPLS Layer 3 VPNs, and various flavors of Draft-Rosen based Multicast VPNs. Draft-Rosen based MVPNs offer an operator ...

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