Versatile Routing and Services with BGP
Understanding and Implementing BGP in SR-OS
By Alcatel-Lucent, Colin Bookham
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: January 2014
Pages: 360

A resource reference for network architects and designers whoneed to design and deploy the ever-increasing range of technologiesthat use BGP as the control-plane.

Versatile Routing and Services with BGP presents how you canoptimize your BGP implementation to provide fast reconvergence andhigh availability, how to increase tolerance to errors, andconcludes with a look at what the future has in store for BGP. Itcovers the implementation of base services such as IP-VPN, VPLS,and VPWS, as well as advanced services such asMulticast/Multicast-VPN, IPv6, and enhanced security functions tohelp protect the network edge.

"I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who needs towork with BGP on a daily basis, or who is looking for an all-in-oneguide to contemporary BGP."

iLya Varlashkin – Principal Engineer, Easynet GlobalServices

"More than a beginner's guide to BGP, this book explores thefull range of BGP- enabled technologies that can be deployed onAlcatel-Lucent SR-OS networks with lots of example configurations— it is a valuable addition to my reference shelf."

Chris Chaundy – Senior ISP IP Engineer, Nextgen Group

"This book presents the new BGP features introduced over thelast decade to support the latest network and service requirementsIt is a very useful book for network engineers."

Bruno Decraene – Senior Network Architect, Orange

"...this book serves as a great reference for optimizing networkperformance and improving customer experience by demonstrating anumber of capabilities of the Alcatel-Lucent 7750 for dynamicservice provisioning, fast service restoration, high availability,PE resource optimization and network capacity optimization."

Amit Khopkar – Head- IP Network Development, BSkyB

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    Excellent refresh on the BGP protocol in all its aspects and uses. Useful config snippets for routers running SROS. Well written.
    A must have reference for network designers and operators.

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