Layer 2 vs. Layer 3 to TOR

George Bonser gbonser at
Thu Nov 12 16:48:38 CST 2009

I believe TRILL will render this discussion moot.  It should be shipping
on gear from various vendors within the next year.

-----Original Message-----
From: Malte von dem Hagen [mailto:mvh at] 
Sent: Thursday, November 12, 2009 1:09 PM
To: Raj Singh
Cc: nanog at
Subject: Re: Layer 2 vs. Layer 3 to TOR


Am 12.11.2009 21:04 Uhr schrieb Raj Singh:
> We are actually looking at going Layer 3 all the way to the top of 
> rack and make each rack its own /24.

what a waste of IPs and unnecessary loss of flexibility!

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