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NANOG Meeting Presentation Abstract

Fast Reroute - A High Availability Addition to MPLS
Meeting: NANOG26
Date / Time: 2002-10-28 2:50pm - 3:20pm
Room: Hellman/Williams/O\'Neill
Presenters: Speakers:

Shankar Rao, Qwest

Shankar Rao is Manager of the Network Architecture and Technology Management group at Qwest, responsible for design and technology deployments that support Qwest\'s IP network infrastructure, including new data services and products. Prior to joining Qwest in 1998, Shankar served in an operational capacity at Sprint for three years.
Sohel Ahmed, Qwest.
Richard Southern, Juniper.
Abstract: Fast ReRoute (FRR) presents network operators with an alternative for achieving sub-second recovery from link and node failures in the network.

In this presentation, we will briefly cover the different high-availability (HA) mechanisms available today (including FRR), present the different approaches that vendors are pursuing to implement this technology, and discuss Qwest\'s motivation behind deploying FRR and some of the lessons learned. In conclusion, we make recommendations to other operators who might be considering the deployment of FRR in their networks.
Files: youtubeFast Reroute - A High Availability Addition to MPLS
pdfShankar Rao Presentation(PDF)
Sponsors: None.

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