Fast Down Detection

Fast down detection or sub-second link failure detection is needed in a modern networks. Network operators of modern networks require that they can detect failure in sub-second and react to either soft or hard failures as quickly as possible.

The following are the two categories of fast down detection.

1. Polling

One of the method […]

VPNless Voice Rack Rental

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I’m […]

CompTIA Certifications

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When I reached home, I […]

CCIE Voice Lab in Dubai, UAE

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My (ISC)2 SSCP Examination Experience

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