The Dallas / Fort Worth Cisco Users Group
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The Dallas / Fort Worth Cisco Users Group is an independent users group which meets on the first Wednesday of each month for the open exchange of technical information regarding the networking
industry and Cisco products for the benefit of Cisco users.
Our meetings are free to attend - all we ask is that you sign up via our membership / meeting announcements mailing list.
We also have a pizza buffet starting at 6:00 pm (no charge) with the main meeting starting at 6:30 pm.
Our Next Meeting - Wednesday
June 6, 2018
Modern Data Center Starts with VXLAN
All modern datacenters have common major
requirements such as scalability,
flexibility, and programmability. Packaged
datacenter solutions like NSX, ACI,
OpenStack and even cloud providers use VXLAN
as a data plane because it addresses these
requirements. During this session we are
going to look at VXLAN from its simplest
form of layer2 extension to complex EVPN
implementations using MP-BGP. Understanding
EVPN deployment and how it replaces a
traditional layer2 and layer3 functions in
your data center will also help you
understand the mechanics of all VXLAN
CCIE# 21974 (RS, Sec, Voice, DC), CEO -
A quadruple CCIE with 18 years of
experience in information technology
with focus on infrastructure
architecture, strategic planning,
and network and security operations.
Tim has designed, implemented, and
operated data centers for over 15
years at major companies including
Fidelity Investments, American
Funds, and Global Payments.
Currently, Tim Strakh is a CEO and
Founder of IEOFIT, an enterprise IT
Sponsor for June 6, 2018
Meeting - Wednesday May 2, 2018
MPLS & L3VPNs made so easy that my grandma can understand it.
This presentation will cover the concepts
of using Multi-Protocol Label Switching
(MPLS) and other network technologies and
concepts to implement Layer-3 Virtual
Private Networks (L3VPNs). It will not only
cover topics such as Label Distribution
Protocol (LDP), Virtual Routing and
Forwarding (VRF’s), Route Descriptors (RD)
and Route Targets (RT) but it will do so in
a way that makes L3VPNs easy to understand.
(So easy you will be able to explain it to
CCIE# 12410 (RS, Sec, SP), CEO -
A Triple CCIE and Cisco Press Author
with over 40 years of experience in
the industry. Narbik has designed,
implemented and supported numerous
enterprise networks. Some of the
companies that he worked for are
IBM, Carlton United Breweries,
Australian Cable and Wireless, BP,
AMOCO and in US, 20th Century Ins.,
Home Saving of America, Verizon, TTI,
Trinet Inc, NLI, Anderson Networking
and Consulting and many more. He’s
been teaching CCIE R&S classes for
the past 12 years.
Narbik loves teaching CCIE R&S
classes, simplifying complex topics
and configs is what I love the most.
The DFWCUG wishes to thank
GDT for being our meeting sponsor for May 2018
GDT is an award winning
technology integration partner with
expertise in the delivery of enterprise
network, collaboration, mobility and data
center technologies to service providers,
large enterprises, and businesses of all
sizes. In business since 1996, GDT has a
successful track record in designing,
building, and delivering complex solutions.
DESIGN IT. GDT solution architects and
engineers realize the vision of both
business leaders and IT professionals by
designing powerful and scalable IT
ecosystems that increase resource
BUILD IT. We build, stage, configure, and
test our best-of-breed technology solutions
in state-of-the-art facilities to ensure the
continuation of a client’s business
DELIVER IT. GDT delivers true, turnkey
installations, knowledge transfer and
training, and satisfied clients that meet
their business objectives.
If you would like to learn more about GDT visit
www.gdt.com or call 214-857-6100.
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