If you're a regular reader of my blog, I probably don't have to persuade you that BGP is one of the cornerstone technologies of modern Service Provider networks. However, if you ever find yourself in a situation where someone needs a nudge in the right direction, the article “5 essential reasons for BGP in your IP network” I wrote for SearchTelecom might come handy.
Ivan Pepelnjak, CCIE#1354, is the chief technology advisor for NIL Data Communications. He has been designing and implementing large-scale data communications networks as well as teaching and writing books about advanced technologies since 1990. See his full profile, contact him or follow @ioshints on Twitter.