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IEEE 802.1aq

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Shortest Path Bridging (SPB), specified in the IEEE 802.1aq standard, is a computer networking technology intended to simplify the creation and configuration of networks, while enabling multipath routing. [1]

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Alcatel-Lucent S.A. was a French global telecommunications equipment company, headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.

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Avaya VSP 4000 Series

The Avaya Virtual Services Platform 4000 Series (VSP 4000) are products that, in computer networking terms, are standalone Switch/Routers (Layer 2/Layer 3) designed and manufactured by Avaya for Ethernet-based networks.

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Avaya VSP 7000 Series

Avaya Virtual Services Platform 7000 Series or VSP 7000 is a set standalone/stackable switches, used in enterprise data networks, and data centers, manufactured by Avaya.

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Avaya VSP 8000 Series

The Avaya Virtual Services Platform 8000 Series, or VSP 8000, is a standalone Ethernet Switch, manufactured by Avaya and intended for use in Campus network and Data Center deployment scenarios.

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Avaya VSP 9000 Series

Avaya Virtual Services Platform 9000 Series or VSP 9000 is a set of modular chassis combination hardware router and switch used in enterprise data networks and data centers, manufactured by Avaya.

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Broadband remote access server

A broadband remote access server (BRAS, B-RAS or BBRAS) routes traffic to and from broadband remote access devices such as digital subscriber line access multiplexers (DSLAM) on an Internet service provider's (ISP) network.

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Computer network

A computer network, or data network, is a digital telecommunications network which allows nodes to share resources.

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Connection-oriented Ethernet

Connection-oriented Ethernet refers to the transformation of Ethernet, a connectionless communication system by design, into a connection-oriented system.

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Dijkstra's algorithm

Dijkstra's algorithm is an algorithm for finding the shortest paths between nodes in a graph, which may represent, for example, road networks.

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Dual-homed or dual-homing can refer to either an Ethernet device that has more than one network interface, for redundancy purposes, or in firewall technology, dual-homed is one of the firewall architectures for implementing preventive security.

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Enterasys Networks

Enterasys Networks, Inc. was an American networking company.

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Equal-cost multi-path routing

Equal-cost multi-path routing (ECMP) is a routing strategy where next-hop packet forwarding to a single destination can occur over multiple "best paths" which tie for top place in routing metric calculations.

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Ethernet is a family of computer networking technologies commonly used in local area networks (LAN), metropolitan area networks (MAN) and wide area networks (WAN).

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Extreme Networks

Extreme Networks is a networking company based in San Jose, California.

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Frame (networking)

A frame is a digital data transmission unit in computer networking and telecommunication.

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The Hewlett-Packard Company (commonly referred to as HP) or shortened to Hewlett-Packard was an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

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Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese multinational networking, telecommunications equipment, and services company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong.

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IEEE 802.1ad

IEEE 802.1adStandard approved 8 December 2005 and published May 26, 2006.

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IEEE 802.1ag

IEEE 802.1ag (also CFM) (IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks Amendment 5: Connectivity Fault Management) is a standard defined by IEEE.

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IEEE 802.1ah-2008

Provider Backbone Bridges (PBB; known as "mac-in-mac") is a set of architecture and protocols for routing over a provider's network allowing interconnection of multiple Provider Bridge Networks without losing each customer's individually defined VLANs.

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IEEE 802.1D

802.1D is the IEEE MAC Bridges standard which includes Bridging, Spanning Tree and others.

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IEEE 802.1Q

802.1Q, often referred to as Dot1q, is the networking standard that supports virtual LANs (VLANs) on an IEEE 802.3 Ethernet network.

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey.

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Internet Draft

An Internet Draft (I-D) is a document published by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) containing preliminary technical specifications, results of networking-related research, or other technical information.

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Internet Engineering Task Force

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) develops and promotes voluntary Internet standards, in particular the standards that comprise the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP).

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Internet Protocol

The Internet Protocol (IP) is the principal communications protocol in the Internet protocol suite for relaying datagrams across network boundaries.

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Interop is an annual trade fair for information technology organised by UBM.

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Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS) is a routing protocol designed to move information efficiently within a computer network, a group of physically connected computers or similar devices.

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Joint Interoperability Test Command

The Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) is DoD's Joint Interoperability Certifier and only non-Service Operational Test Agency for Information Technology (IT)/National Security Systems (NSS).

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Link aggregation

In computer networking, the term link aggregation applies to various methods of combining (aggregating) multiple network connections in parallel in order to increase throughput beyond what a single connection could sustain, and to provide redundancy in case one of the links should fail.

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Link Layer Discovery Protocol

The Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) is a vendor-neutral link layer protocol in the Internet Protocol Suite used by network devices for advertising their identity, capabilities, and neighbors on an IEEE 802 local area network, principally wired Ethernet.

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Link-state routing protocol

Link-state routing protocols are one of the two main classes of routing protocols used in packet switching networks for computer communications, the other being distance-vector routing protocols.

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MC-LAG, or Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation Group, is a type of link aggregation group (LAG) with constituent ports that terminate on separate chassis, primarily for the purpose of providing redundancy in the event one of the chassis fails.

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Mesh networking

A mesh network is a local network topology in which the infrastructure nodes (i.e. bridges, switches and other infrastructure devices) connect directly, dynamically and non-hierarchically to as many other nodes as possible and cooperate with one another to efficiently route data from/to clients.

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In computer networking, multicast is group communication where data transmission is addressed to a group of destination computers simultaneously.

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Multipath routing

Multipath routing is the routing technique of using multiple alternative paths through a network, which can yield a variety of benefits such as fault tolerance, increased bandwidth, or improved security.

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Multiple Registration Protocol

Multiple Registration Protocol (MRP), which replaced Generic Attribute Registration Protocol (GARP), is a generic registration framework defined by the IEEE 802.1ak amendment to the IEEE 802.1Q standard.

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Multiprotocol Label Switching

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) is a type of data-carrying technique for high-performance telecommunications networks. MPLS directs data from one network node to the next based on short path labels rather than long network addresses, avoiding complex lookups in a routing table.

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Network packet

A network packet is a formatted unit of data carried by a packet-switched network.

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Network topology

Network topology is the arrangement of the elements (links, nodes, etc.) of a communication network.

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Network-to-network interface

In telecommunications, a network-to-network interface (NNI) is an interface that specifies signaling and management functions between two networks.

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North American Network Operators' Group

The North American Network Operators' Group (NANOG) is an educational and operational forum for the coordination and dissemination of technical information related to backbone/enterprise networking technologies and operational practices.

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Operations, administration and management

Operations, administration and management or operations, administration and maintenance (OA&M or OAM) are the processes, activities, tools, and standards involved with operating, administering, managing and maintaining any system.

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Precision Time Protocol

The Precision Time Protocol (PTP) is a protocol used to synchronize clocks throughout a computer network.

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Provider Backbone Bridge Traffic Engineering

Provider Backbone Bridge Traffic Engineering (PBB-TE) is an approved telecommunications networking standard, IEEE 802.1Qay-2009.

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QFabric is a proprietary technology proposed by Juniper Networks.

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RFC 6329

The Intermediate System to Intermediate System protocol (IS-IS), is defined in the IETF proposed standard '''RFC''' 6329, is used as the control plane for IEEE 802.1aq Shortest Path Bridging (SPB).

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Software-defined networking

Software-defined networking (SDN) technology is an approach to cloud computing that facilitates network management and enables programmatically efficient network configuration in order to improve network performance and monitoring.

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Spanning tree

In the mathematical field of graph theory, a spanning tree T of an undirected graph G is a subgraph that is a tree which includes all of the vertices of G, with minimum possible number of edges.

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Spanning Tree Protocol

The Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) is a network protocol that builds a loop-free logical topology for Ethernet networks.

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Spirent Communications plc is a multinational telecommunications testing company headquartered in Crawley, West Sussex, in the United Kingdom.

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Switching loop

A Switching loop or bridge loop occurs in computer networks when there is more than one Layer 2 (OSI model) path between two endpoints (e.g. multiple connections between two network switches or two ports on the same switch connected to each other).

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Symmetry (from Greek συμμετρία symmetria "agreement in dimensions, due proportion, arrangement") in everyday language refers to a sense of harmonious and beautiful proportion and balance.

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TRILL (computing)

TRILL ("TRansparent Interconnection of Lots of Links") is an IETF Standard implemented by devices called RBridges (routing bridges) or TRILL Switches.

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Within data communication protocols, TLV (type-length-value or tag-length-value) is an encoding scheme used for optional information element in a certain protocol.

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200px In computer networking, unicast refers to a one-to-one transmission from one point in the network to another point; that is, one sender and one receiver, each identified by a network address.

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United States Department of Defense

The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.

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User–network interface

In telecommunications, a User Network Interface (UNI) is a demarcation point between the responsibility of the service provider and the responsibility of the subscriber.

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Virtual Enterprise Network Architecture

Fabric Connect, in computer networking usage, is the name used by Extreme Networks to market an extended implementation of the IEEE 802.1aq Shortest Path Bridging MAC-in-MAC standard.

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Virtual Extensible LAN

Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) is a network virtualization technology that attempts to address the scalability problems associated with large cloud computing deployments.

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Virtual LAN

A virtual LAN (VLAN) is any broadcast domain that is partitioned and isolated in a computer network at the data link layer (OSI layer 2).

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2014 Winter Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially called the XXII Olympic Winter Games (Les XXIIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) (r) and commonly known as Sochi 2014, was an international winter multi-sport event that was held from 7 to 23 February 2014 in Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, with opening rounds in certain events held on the eve of the opening ceremony, 6 February 2014.

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