In a router the route calculation and packet processing take place in the software on layer 3. This means that packets need to be moved from the layer 2 hardware interface to layer three and so it takes some time. In a layer 3 Switch Routing calculations takes place at layer 3 in hardware or software, while the actual packet processing takes place at layer 2. The speed gain is accomplished by reducing the amount of features supported and moving as much logic as possible into hardware.
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3.
16.6.3 will be the second rebuild on the 16.6 release train targeted
towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are
looking for early feedback from customers befor...
Introduction Featured Speakers Luis Espejel is the Telecommunications
Manager of IENova, an Oil & Gas company. Currently he works with Cisco
IOS® and Cisco IOS XE platforms, and NX to some extent. He has also
worked as a Senior Engineer with the Routing P...
In this session you can learn more about Layer 3 multicast and the best
practices to identify possible threats and take security measures. It
provides an overview of basic multicast, the best security practices for
use of this technology, and recommendati...