A Network Virtualization Overlay Solution using EVPN

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Authors Ali Sajassi  , John Drake  , Nabil Bitar  , Aldrin Isaac  , Jim Uttaro  , Wim Henderickx 
Last updated 2014-06-19
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This document describes how EVPN can be used as an NVO solution and explores the various tunnel encapsulation options over IP and their impact on the EVPN control-plane and procedures. In particular, the following encapsulation options are analyzed: MPLS over GRE, VXLAN, and NVGRE.


Ali Sajassi (sajassi@cisco.com)
John Drake (jdrake@juniper.net)
Nabil Bitar (nabil.n.bitar@verizon.com)
Aldrin Isaac (aisaac71@bloomberg.net)
Jim Uttaro (uttaro@att.com)
Wim Henderickx (wim.henderickx@alcatel-lucent.com)

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