Deconstructing the Meaning of Tunneling in Networks

In this video, Russ White discusses what tunneling really is.

Russ White

December 7, 2017

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Ever wonder what tunneling in networks actually means? Why MPLS is considered a tunneling protocol while IP isn't? In this Rule 11 Tech video, networking expert Russ White breaks down the definition of a tunnel and discusses how tunneling is more about functionality rather than a set of protocols.

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Russ White

Russ WhiteArchitect, LinkedIn

Russ White is an architect a LinkedIn who writes regularly here and at 'net Work. Russ is CCIE #2635, CCDE 2007:001, is a Cisco Certified Architect, and has earned an MSIT from Capella University and an MACM from Shepherds Theological Seminary. He is currently working towards a PhD in philosophy at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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