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MPLS and VPN Architectures, Volume II by Jeff Apcar, Ivan Pepelnjak, Jim Guichard

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Carrier Backbone Connectivity

The previous section clearly shows that InterCom is providing ISP type services within its VPN to its customers; therefore, it has the potential to carry a substantial amount of routing information between its sites. In our example, InterCom receives the entire Internet routing table from its upstream ISP within the London site. It also receives routing information from each of its Internet end-customers. All of this routing information needs to be distributed between the InterCom London and Brussels CE routers by the EuroCom backbone; this includes end-customer routes and full Internet routing.

Due to the large amount of routing information and the desire for InterCom to keep a tight control on its intersite routing ...

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