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NIIF Institute is jumping to the Network Function Virtualisation bandwagon

NIIF Institute, the Hungarian NREN deployed BGP route reflectors functionality outside of the backbone devices September 2015 on virtualised environment. Currently the Hungarian Research and Educational network is working and running on freerouter based BGP route reflectors on a virtualised servers. Freerouter is an advanced open-source routing software developed by Csaba Mate, senior network engineer at NIIFI. The software is capable of acting in various roles: route reflector, packet sniffer, bridge between various eVPN flavours, BGP monitoring protocol engine.Read more >>>