UTC-N. Overview of Campus Networks Design. Overview. Read Chapter 1 for further information and explanations Much of the information in this chapter will become clearer throughout the semester as this chapter is meant to introduce you to some of the topics we will be discussing later.
Overview of Campus Networks Design
Multilayer Switch with Route Processor
- Don’t let the location of the links into this icon confuse you. This will become clearer when we configure this device.
Network Administrator Challenges
The distribution layer of the network divides the access and core layers and helps to define and differentiate the core.
Network building blocks can be any one of the following fundamental campus elements:
Internet Block could also be included
Multiple DL devices shown for load balancing and redundancy. This may not be the case in many networks.
Distribution and Core Layer functions performed in the same device.