When Cisco’s white paper calls bridging Routing at Layer-2. I’ve come to expect gimmicks like this from startups trying to woo clueless customers, but Cisco had so far kept to a certain level of correctness at least in their technical documents. One can only wonder what’s next in the industry-wide drive to try to persuade us that square pegs can easily fit into round holes.
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.